Average Account Executive Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$53,639
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$7,487
Bonus
$21,500
Commission
$4,913
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Account Executive in Washington, District of Columbia is $53,639.
10%
$40k
MEDIAN
$54k
90%
$99k
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Salary
$40k - $99k
Bonus
$509 - $52k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $10k
Commission
$2k - $41k
Total Pay
$41k - $123k

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Job Description for Account Executive

Account Executive Tasks
  • Solicits and maintains contact with current and prospect key accounts.
  • Sell the organization's products and/or services to established customers or new prospects.
  • Track activity, prepare and maintain records for sales leads and account status.
  • Handle entire inside sales process from proposal to close; reach or exceed sales quotas.
  • Attend special training of products and/or services to understand technical aspects of solutions.

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Popular Skills for Account Executive

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

Pay by Experience Level for Account Executive

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 $45,708 based on 9 salaries. An early career Account Executive with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,496 based on 131 salaries. A mid-career Account Executive with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,950 based on 41 salaries. An experienced Account Executive with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,369 based on 28 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $91,300.
Employees with Account Executive in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 17.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (4.9% more) and Los Angeles, California (3.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (6.1% less), Atlanta, Georgia (4.2% less) and Dallas, Texas (3.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 218 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.1%
Early Career
60.1%
Mid Career
18.8%
Experienced
12.8%
Late Career
4.1%