Average Account Executive Salary

$53,928
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$6,883
Bonus
$19,662
Commission
$4,605
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The average salary for an Account Executive is $53,928.
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$37k
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$54k
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$90k
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$37k - $90k
Bonus
$965 - $39k
Profit Sharing
$506 - $21k
Commission
$3k - $52k
Total Pay
$39k - $111k
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What Do Account Executives Do?

Job Satisfaction for Account Executive

3.7 out of 5
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The top respondents for the job title Account Executive are from the companies Yelp! Inc., Lockton Companies, Inc. and The Travelers Companies, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Google, Inc. where the average pay is $93,089. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Lockton Companies, Inc. and Amazon.com Inc, earning around $82,218 and $77,829, respectively. Yelp! Inc. pays the lowest at around $39,234. United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc. and Hub International, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $59,077 and $68,409, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Account Executives?

Skills in Account Management, Account Sales, Business Development and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Client Interaction.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Account Executives?

An entry-level Account Executive with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $43,236 based on 415 salaries. An early career Account Executive with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,594 based on 4,992 salaries. A mid-career Account Executive with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,127 based on 2,311 salaries. An experienced Account Executive with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,373 based on 1,920 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $73,726.
Employees with Account Executive in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 20.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (7.3% more) and Seattle, Washington (6.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (6.4% less), Atlanta, Georgia (2.0% less) and Dallas, Texas (0.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 10,643 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.9%
Early Career
46.9%
Mid Career
21.7%
Experienced
18.0%
Late Career
9.4%