Average Account Executive Salary in New York, New York

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The average salary for an Account Executive in New York, New York is $56,274.
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$40k - $94k
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$993 - $39k
$2k - $56k
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$42k - $116k

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Account Executive

The top respondents for the job title Account Executive are from the companies Yelp! Inc., Salesforce.com, Inc. and Haddad Brands. Reported salaries are highest at Microsoft Corp where the average pay is $123,314. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Dell, Inc. and Salesforce.com, Inc., earning around $110,000 and $62,400, respectively. Yelp! Inc. pays the lowest at around $39,809. Havas and BBDO Worldwide also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $50,000 and $53,779, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Account Executive

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.

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 $45,781 based on 55 salaries. An early career Account Executive with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,501 based on 677 salaries. A mid-career Account Executive with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,013 based on 244 salaries. An experienced Account Executive with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,205 based on 128 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $92,031.
Employees with Account Executive in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 11.9% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (10.5% less), Atlanta, Georgia (8.6% less) and Dallas, Texas (7.7% less).

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