The average salary for an Account Executive at Microsoft Corp is $129,064.
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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 Yelp! Inc., United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc. and Lockton Companies, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. where the average pay is $109,006. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Lockton Companies, Inc. and The Travelers Companies, Inc., earning around $89,120 and $76,059, respectively. Yelp! Inc. pays the lowest at around $39,000. Comcast Cable, Inc. and United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $45,500 and $57,416, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Account Executive
Skills in Account Management and Strategic Sales are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Client Interaction, Business Development and Account Sales.
Pay by Experience Level for Account Executive
An experienced Account Executive with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $133,309 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $154,244.
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