Average Early-Career Account Executive with Customer Service Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$48,394
Avg. Salary
$5,600
Bonus
$10,600
Commission
$2,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Early-Career Account Executive with Customer Service skills in Chicago, Illinois is $48,394.
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$35k
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$48k
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$63k
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$35k - $63k
Bonus
$0 - $33k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2k
Commission
$0 - $11k
Total Pay
$36k - $69k
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What Do Account Executives Do?

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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What Are Popular Skills for Account Executives?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Account Executives?

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 $38,985 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Account Executive with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,072 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Account Executive with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,444 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $64,000.
Employees with Account Executive in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 26.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (26.1% more) and New York, New York (14.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Seattle, Washington (7.0% less), Dallas, Texas (6.0% less) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (1.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 30 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.7%
Mid Career
36.7%
Experienced
30.0%
Late Career
16.7%