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Account executive salary in San Francisco, CA

How much does an Account Executive make in San Francisco, CA?

Average base salary

$84,623
25%
above national average
Average $84,623
Low $49,178
High $145,617
Commission
$25,000per year
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a account executive is $84,623 per year in San Francisco, CA and $25,000 commission per year.1.9k salaries reported, updated at January 29, 2023

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Top companies for Account Executives in San Francisco, CA

  1. McKinsey & Company
    4.3
    683 reviews8 salaries reported
    $237,331per year
  2. $190,057per year
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Highest paying cities for Account Executives near San Francisco, CA

  1. Sacramento, CA
    $85,222 per year
    340 salaries reported
  2. San Francisco, CA
    $84,623 per year
    1.9k salaries reported
  3. San Jose, CA
    $81,694 per year
    275 salaries reported
  1. Los Angeles, CA
    $78,065 per year
    1.5k salaries reported
  2. San Diego, CA
    $77,931 per year
    730 salaries reported
  3. Santa Barbara, CA
    $74,138 per year
    49 salaries reported
  1. Orange, CA
    $71,096 per year
    73 salaries reported
  2. Anaheim, CA
    $66,585 per year
    95 salaries reported
  3. San Ramon, CA
    $66,508 per year
    31 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 San Francisco, CA?

Account Manager

1,101 job openings

Average $85,718 per year

Outside Sales Representative

488 job openings

Average $79,882 per year

Enterprise Account Executive

181 job openings

Average $126,156 per year

Business Development Manager

363 job openings

Average $102,484 per year

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Common questions about salaries for an Account Executive

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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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