The average pay for an Account Executive is R177,597 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Customer Relationship Management (CRM) is associated with high pay for this job.

R89,295 - R588,426
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R180K
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MEDIAN: R178,303
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Salary R89,295 - R588,426
Bonus R1,946 - R151,006
Profit Sharing R2,000
Commission R0.00 - R245,109
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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R90,735 - R627,278
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 226

Common Career Paths for Account Executive


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Popular Skills for Account Executive

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 R141,000 based on 145 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 R300,000 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Account Executive which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R521,000 based on 31 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 R552,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R183,220

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

Account Executive Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Account Executive?

Account Executive in Johannesburg:
"Life as a Media Accounts Executive."
Pros: Expect pressure, and not satisfactory reward. For greater returns, open your own business, and secure clients on your own, for your business. Media agencies are a good source of eduction, for any media entrepreneur want-to-be.
Cons: Expect to have your character tested.

Account Executive in Pretoria:
"Skills I Learned Through Account Management."
Pros: Account management. Client interaction. Client based.
Cons: Office based. Management and lack of support. Empty commitments.

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Key Stats for Account Executive

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Account Executive Salaries

Late-Career
▲201%

▲184%

▲64%

National Average
R183,000

▼23%

Skills That Affect Account Executive Salaries


National Average
R183,000

Account Management
▼1%


Microsoft Office
▼29%

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 39%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 61%