Average Early-Career Account Executive Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$49,433
Avg. Salary
$4,449
Bonus
$12,500
Commission
$11,250
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Early-Career Account Executive in Washington, District of Columbia is $49,433.
10%
$40k
MEDIAN
$49k
90%
$74k
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Salary
$40k - $74k
Bonus
$403 - $50k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $11k
Commission
$309 - $38k
Total Pay
$41k - $90k

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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.

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Popular Skills for Account Executive

Skills in Client Interaction, Account Management, Marketing Communications and Business Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Media / Public Relations.

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 $45,708 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Account Executive with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,895 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Account Executive with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,369 based on 28 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $91,300.
Employees with Account Executive in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 22.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (8.7% more) and Seattle, Washington (3.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (3.2% less), Chicago, Illinois (2.0% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 86 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.5%
Mid Career
46.5%
Experienced
32.6%
Late Career
10.5%