Frequently asked questions
What experience in other fields can help someone to become an account executive?
Experience as an advertiser, sales manager, accountant, or project manager can help with building the skills needed to become an account executive. Basic knowledge in these fields can be supplemented by on-the-job training specific to an industry.
How can I know if I am being paid fairly as an account executive?
If you’re unsure about what salary is appropriate for an account executive position, visit Indeed's Salary Calculator to get a free, personalized pay range based on your location, industry and experience.
Is working as an account executive a part-time or full-time job?
Most account executives work full time. Depending on the company, they might be expected to start work early (in case clients are in different time zones) or work late (for example, to meet tight deadlines).