Salaries//Account Executive

Account Executive salary in US

Average Base Salary in US

$94,226
$96,823
Additional Cash Compensation
$191,049
Total Compensation
Median: 85,000
Min: $0K
Max: $300K

How Much Does a Account Executive Make in US?

The average salary for a Account Executive in US is $94,226. The average additional cash compensation for a Account Executive in US is $96,823. The average total compensation for a Account Executive in US is $191,049. Account Executive salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Account Executive employees in US.

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best-paying cities for Account Executive

The metropolitan areas that pay the highest salaries for software engineers are Colorado Springs, Remote, San Francisco, San Diego and New York City.
City NameAverage SalaryCompared to National Average
Colorado Springs$147,500
+ 45% (81,669)
Remote$117,621
+ 31% (81,669)
San Francisco, CA$113,655
+ 28% (81,669)
San Diego, CA$106,182
+ 23% (81,669)
New York City, NY$105,971
+ 23% (81,669)
Colorado, CO$101,000
+ 19% (81,669)
Las Vegas, NV$93,750
+ 13% (81,669)
Washington DC$93,333
+ 12% (81,669)
Seattle, WA$93,000
+ 12% (81,669)
Boston, MA$92,623
+ 12% (81,669)

Account Executive Salary by gender

The average Account Executive salary for women is $105,141 and the average Account Executive salary for men is $95,281.

Account Executive Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Account Executive with 7+ years of experience is $128,929. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $55,825.

Account Executive Salary ranges

The most common Account Executive salary in US is between $80k - $90k.

Average Sales salaries in US

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
Customer Support Rep$53,043
Min: $10K
Max: $129K
Inside Sales Representative$54,217
Min: $10K
Max: $179K
Sales Development Representative$57,836
Min: $26K
Max: $170K
Business Development Representative$58,507
Min: $10K
Max: $250K
Sales Coordinator$59,877
Min: $45K
Max: $82K
Sales Operations Analyst$70,113
Min: $26K
Max: $215K
Sales Associate$70,715
Min: $38K
Max: $128K
Tech Sales Representative$74,454
Min: $53K
Max: $135K
Account Manager$80,747
Min: $1K
Max: $344K
Inside Sales Manager$82,777
Min: $0K
Max: $205K
Client Success Manager$88,720
Min: $30K
Max: $250K
Account Executive$94,226
Min: $0K
Max: $300K
Software Sales Representative$100,993
Min: $45K
Max: $208K
Business Development Manager$101,469
Min: $16K
Max: $285K
Sales Manager$102,326
Min: $0K
Max: $344K
Sales Operations Manager$106,275
Min: $30K
Max: $225K
Sales Engineer$126,940
Min: $9K
Max: $305K
Director of Customer Success$135,368
Min: $51K
Max: $330K
Sales Director$149,385
Min: $57K
Max: $300K
Vice President of Sales$204,481
Min: $0K
Max: $450K
CRO (Chief Revenue Officer)$237,155
Min: $100K
Max: $450K

FAQ

Q:

What is an account executive?

A.
An account executive is a sales professional who connects with prospective clients and works to turn them into new customers.
Q:

How to become an account executive?

A.
Account executives typically hold a bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, accounting or a related field and often begin their careers in entry-level roles like inside sales representative, marketing assistant and customer success representative.
Q:

How much does an account executive make?

A.

The salary range for an account executive is $37K-$300K. The average salary for a Account Executive in US is $94,226.

Career Info

Account Executive jobs in US

Skills that affect Account Executive salaries in US

1
Account Development
11% have this skill
2
Account Management
3% have this skill
3
Cold Calling
2% have this skill
4
Client Relations
2% have this skill
5
Sales Strategy
2% have this skill
6
Software Sales
2% have this skill

Average Account Executive Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Account Executive make the most at companies with 201-500 employees, earning $91,706 on average.

Recent Account Executive salaries in US

$91,000
Yearly Salary
A Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $91,000 with +$50,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
New York City, NY
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $100,000 with +$100,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
New York City, NY
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $150,000 with +$150,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Remote
$75,000
Yearly Salary
A Account Exective reported a yearly salary of $75,000 with +$100,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Phoenix – Mesa – Scottsdale, AZ
$145,000
Yearly Salary
A Enterprise Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $145,000 with +$145,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
New York City, NY
$96,000
Yearly Salary
A Enterprise Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $96,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
Colorado, CO
$165,000
Yearly Salary
A Strategic Account Director reported a yearly salary of $165,000 with +$165,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
New York City, NY
$145,000
Yearly Salary
A Enterprise Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $145,000 with +$145,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Remote
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $110,000 with +$110,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
501-1,000 Employees
San Francisco, CA
$300,000
Yearly Salary
A Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $300,000
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Remote