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Account Executive salary in United States

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

Average base salary

$68,321

Most common benefits

Commission
$22,729per year
Others
401(k)
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The average salary for a account executive is $68,321 per year in the United States and $22,729 commission per year.32k salaries reported, updated at June 28, 2022.

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Top companies for Account Executives in United States

  1. IBM
    3.9star
    31471 reviews6 salaries reported
    $175,262per year
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Highest paying cities for Account Executives in United States

  1. Los Angeles, CA
    $102,721 per year
    430 salaries reported
  2. San Diego, CA
    $86,716 per year
    248 salaries reported
  3. New York, NY
    $78,182 per year
    628 salaries reported
  1. Austin, TX
    $74,976 per year
    360 salaries reported
  2. Phoenix, AZ
    $74,661 per year
    328 salaries reported
  3. Chicago, IL
    $74,188 per year
    644 salaries reported
  1. Atlanta, GA
    $72,917 per year
    327 salaries reported
  2. Dallas, TX
    $71,892 per year
    423 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $69,151 per year
    368 salaries reported
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Most common benefits for Account Executives

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Commuter assistance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Gym membership
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Parental leave
  • Pet insurance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Stock options
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Vision insurance
  • Wellness program
  • Work from home
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 2,607 ratings

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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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Account Manager

71,987 job openings

Average $60,582 per year

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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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