Account Executive Salary

Midpoint U.S. salary*

$50,000

 

The midpoint starting salary for an account executive, also referred to as an agency account executive, is $50,000. Account executives work for a marketing or advertising organization and are responsible for acquiring and servicing clients and for coordinating projects and campaigns.

Midpoint account executive salaries in U.S. cities.

Austin, TX  
$54,000  
Atlanta, GA  
$53,000  
Charlotte, NC  
$51,000  
Chicago, IL  
$61,750  
Hartford, CT  
$58,500  
New York, NY  
$70,250  
Philadelphia, PA  
$57,500  
Phoenix, AZ  
$56,500  
San Francisco, CA  
$70,000  
Seattle, WA  
$60,500  
Tampa, FL  
$49,500  

Similar roles to account executive

Account coordinator  
$40,000  
Account director  
$93,000  
Creative services manager  
$84,000  
Media planner  
$60,250  
Media buyer  
$54,000  
Marcom manager  
$72,750  
Social media manager  
$59,000  
Event and trade show manager
$54,000  
Market researcher  
$60,500  
Public relations/communications specialist  
$56,250  

*Salaries listed represent the 50th percentile, or midpoint, of starting salaries.

 

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