Account Executive Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$60,000
$31,000
Min 10%
$60,000
Median 50%
$116,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Microsoft
Highest Paying City
Las Vegas, NV
Highest Paying State
Nevada
Average Experience Level
2.9 years
How much does an account executive make?
Account Executives in America make an average salary of $60,217 per year or $28.95 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $116,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $31,000. Technology companies and Media companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Nevada, Virginia, Maryland, Idaho, and New Jersey have the highest paying Account Executive jobs. The typical employment for an Account Executive is 2.9 years.

Average Account Executive Salary By Location

Account Executives in the US makes an average salary of $60,217 per year or $28.95 per hour. The city with the highest Account Executive salary is Las Vegas, NV at $80,175 per year. The average starting salary in Las Vegas, NV for Account Executives is $36,000. Some of the states with the best Account Executive salaries are Nevada, Virginia, Maryland, Idaho, New Jersey, Delaware, and Washington. Alabama, Florida, Nebraska, Mississippi, and Hawaii are the lowest earners.

Map of Account Executive Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Account Executives earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Account Executive Salary By Company

Account Executives report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Technology companies and Media companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Microsoft and Google are the highest paying companies. If you can find a job at a company like Apple or Dell, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Account Executives.
Company
Average Salary
$133,001
$133k
$130,505
$131k
$123,870
$124k
$122,442
$122k
$120,362
$120k
$116,134
$116k

Average Account Executive Pay By Industry

The type of industry that an Account Executive works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Health Care companies, Insurance companies, and Technology companies tend to have the highest salaries for Account Executives. Salaries for Account Executives in Health Care companies average $70,679 annually, while Insurance companies and Technology companies pay $68,928 and $66,447, respectively. The average salary for Account Executives in the Transportation industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $43,183.
Industry
Average Salary
Health Care
Health Care
$70,679
$71k
Insurance
Insurance
$68,928
$69k
Technology
Technology
$66,447
$66k
Telecommunication
Telecommunication
$65,765
$66k
Retail
Retail
$64,814
$65k
Professional
Professional
$60,976
$61k
Media
Media
$58,448
$58k
Finance
Finance
$56,948
$57k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$53,205
$53k
Transportation
Transportation
$43,183
$43k

Account Executive Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Account Executive Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
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$31,305
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$31,305
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$31,305
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$120,000
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