Average Account Executive Salary in South Africa

R267,944
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R30,000
Bonus
R90,000
Commission
R100,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Account Executive in South Africa is R267,944.
10%
R118k
MEDIAN
R268k
90%
R637k
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Salary
R118k - R637k
Bonus
R5k - R159k
Profit Sharing
R0 - R100k
Commission
R5k - R496k
Total Pay
R117k - R751k

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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 Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Business Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Account Sales, Client Interaction and Account Management.

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 R157,856 based on 12 salaries. An early career Account Executive with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R207,154 based on 269 salaries. A mid-career Account Executive with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R399,509 based on 79 salaries. An experienced Account Executive with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R451,459 based on 72 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R618,705.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 458 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.6%
Early Career
58.7%
Mid Career
17.2%
Experienced
15.7%
Late Career
5.7%

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