The average salary for an Account Executive with Business Development skills at Gartner Group Inc is $50,500.
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Job Description for Account Executive
An account executive usually holds a sales position, typically selling services and products to other businesses and individuals. Generally, the executive's company sets sales quotas that must be met to succeed in this position. The account executive may be provided with clients and/or carry out research and recruiting to gain prospective clients; some cold calling may be necessary. When prospective clients are identified, the executive must work to discover those potential clients' needs and ma…Read more
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 United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc., Yelp! Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Microsoft Corp where the average pay is $125,852. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. and Google, Inc., earning around $106,421 and $99,750, respectively. Yelp! Inc. pays the lowest at around $37,803. United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc. and Amazon.com Inc also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $57,008 and $69,000, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Account Executive
Skills in Client Interaction are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Account Sales and Account Management.
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