Average Account Executive with Business Development Skills Salary

$57,289
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$10,105
Bonus
$20,037
Commission
$5,034
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Account Executive with Business Development skills is $57,289.
10%
$38k
MEDIAN
$57k
90%
$96k
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Salary
$38k - $96k
Bonus
$1k - $42k
Profit Sharing
$874 - $35k
Commission
$5k - $50k
Total Pay
$42k - $124k

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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.
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 Procter & Gamble Co, earning around $106,645 and $100,000, respectively. Yelp! Inc. pays the lowest at around $38,339. 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 that pay less than market rate include Customer Service, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Account Sales, Client Interaction and Account Management.

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 $43,655 based on 72 salaries. An early career Account Executive with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,983 based on 1,012 salaries. A mid-career Account Executive with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,321 based on 636 salaries. An experienced Account Executive with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,327 based on 550 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $74,279.
Employees with Account Executive in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 23.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (13.6% more) and Los Angeles, California (8.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (7.4% less), Seattle, Washington (1.4% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,550 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.8%
Early Career
39.7%
Mid Career
24.9%
Experienced
21.6%
Late Career
11.0%