Average Account Executive Salary in San Francisco, California

$62,966
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$12,717
Bonus
$38,000
Commission
$12,500
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The average salary for an Account Executive in San Francisco, California is $62,966.
10%
$41k
MEDIAN
$63k
90%
$108k
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Salary
$41k - $108k
Bonus
$1k - $60k
Profit Sharing
$397 - $50k
Commission
$10k - $77k
Total Pay
$44k - $143k

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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., Procter & Gamble Co and Square, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at ABD Insurance and Financial Services where the average pay is $114,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Procter & Gamble Co, earning around $90,250. Yelp! Inc. pays the lowest at around $40,000. BBDO Worldwide also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $68,000.

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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 $48,596 based on 22 salaries. An early career Account Executive with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,511 based on 249 salaries. A mid-career Account Executive with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,935 based on 97 salaries. An experienced Account Executive with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,004 based on 51 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $94,875.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (20.0% less), Atlanta, Georgia (18.4% less) and Dallas, Texas (17.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 446 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.9%
Early Career
55.8%
Mid Career
21.7%
Experienced
11.4%
Late Career
6.1%