Average Senior Account Executive Salary

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The average salary for a Senior Account Executive is $66,173.
MEDIAN $66,173
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$47k - $115k
$968 - $50k
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$608 - $25k
$5k - $91k
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$50k - $149k

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Job Description for Senior Account Executive

Senior Account Executive Tasks
  • Contact prospective customers to develop new business opportunities.
  • Research trends in the industry that impact your customer base.
  • Lead account team to insure customer satisfaction.
  • Develop and implement sales plans for customer accounts.
The top respondents for the job title Senior Account Executive are from the companies Edelman Worldwide, Weber Shandwick and Epsilon. Reported salaries are highest at Gartner Group Inc where the average pay is $108,522. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include CenturyLink and Epsilon, earning around $87,891 and $67,654, respectively. Weber Shandwick pays the lowest at around $54,520. Edelman Worldwide and Cvent, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $57,155 and $62,184, respectively.

Career Paths

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Senior Account Executive
Account Executive
Account Director
Account Manager
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Popular Skills for Senior Account Executive

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

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Account Executive

An early career Senior Account Executive with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $58,812 based on 885 salaries. A mid-career Senior Account Executive with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,931 based on 969 salaries. An experienced Senior Account Executive with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,109 based on 817 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $89,388.
Employees with Senior Account Executive in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 10.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (3.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (8.8% less), Washington, District of Columbia (7.4% less) and Dallas, Texas (4.6% less).

Years of Experience

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