Account Executive Job & Career Information

What's it like to be a Account Executive?

We have 13,471 Account Executive jobs nationwide. The average Account Executive salary is $55,000 annually, -$11K (18%) less than the average national salary. Statistically, Account Executives are very happy with their career.

$55,000 Average Salary

Employee Reviews (2,826 reviews)

3.7 out of 5 stars
  • Account Executive @ Pure Storage in Mountain View, CA

    "I love the excitement of being in technology. There is a constant learning curve and there's always change! Being an Account Executive allows me to work with many different people, both externally and internally, which I enjoy very much. I also am money driven, so sales is a great place for me to be!"

  • Account Executive @ DHL Express in Los Angeles, CA

    "After spending seven years with DHL Express, I’m ready to take on a new challenge and grow my skills. My coworkers and managers are amazing and have taught me so much. When you ask for help you get which is perfect for a field sales role. However, don’t find the work challenging enough anymore. I’m excited to learn something new, and I know this role will allow me to use my prior expertise while also gaining new knowledge. Also I was eager to advance my managerial career and independently lead a sales team. But at DHL, becoming a manger is very political and not based off of experience or skills when I think it should be"

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