How much does an Account Executive make in the United States?

26.1k salaries reported, updated at June 12, 2021
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The average salary for a account executive is $65,181 per year in the United States, $15,000 cash bonus per year and $22,500 commission per year.

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Most common benefits

  • Work from home
  • 401(k) matching
  • 401(k)
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
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Most common benefits for Account Executives

  • Work from home
  • 401(k) matching
  • 401(k)
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Stock options
  • Gym membership
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Food provided
  • Commuter assistance
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Salary satisfaction

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51% of Account executives in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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Do account executives receive commission?

Account executives with revenue targets are typically paid a base salary plus commission when they sell their company's products and services.

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