Account Executive with Media / Public Relations Skills Salary

Compared to the national salary average for Account Executives with Media / Public Relations skills, highly experienced workers enjoy much larger paychecks — $90K versus $45K annually. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $56K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $44K. Account Executives with Media / Public Relations skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $63K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $90K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,166 - $60,329
$34K
$46K
$60K
MEDIAN: $45,563
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50%
90%

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$10.35 - $26.63
$10
$16
$27
MEDIAN: $16.43
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$0$64K
Salary $34,166 - $60,329
Bonus $488.77 - $9,735
Profit Sharing $399.51 - $14,899
Commission $0.00 - $51,064
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$34,566 - $64,158
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 378
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $10.35 - $26.63
Overtime $30.20
Annual Data $0$64K
Bonus $488.77 - $9,735
Commission $0.00 - $51,064
Profit Sharing $399.51 - $14,899
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$34,566 - $64,158
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

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Pay by Experience Level for Account Executive

Pay by Experience for an Account Executive has a positive trend. An entry-level Account Executive with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 347 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Account Executive with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 76 salaries. An experienced Account Executive which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 33 salaries. An Account Executive with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $46,378

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Account Executives with Media / Public Relations skills, 11 percent above the national average. Account Executives with Media / Public Relations skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Denver (+5 percent), Austin (+4 percent), Chicago (+3 percent), and Seattle (+2 percent). Detroit is the lowest-paying area, 17 percent south of the national average. Employers pay around 14 percent less in Nashville and 10 percent less in Miami, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Key Stats for Account Executive

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 85 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Account Executive Salaries

Late-Career
▲94%

Experienced
▲35%

Mid-Career
▲20%

National Average
$46,000

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 85 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 19%