Account Executive Salary Chicago: Updated 2018 | Built In Chicago
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Chicago
Chicago

Account Executive salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$60,167
$51,889
Additional Cash Compensation
$112,056
Total Compensation
Median: $60K
Min: $33K
Max: $115K

How Much Does a Account Executive Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Account Executive in Chicago is $60,167. The average additional cash compensation for a Account Executive in Chicago is $51,889. The average total compensation for a Account Executive in Chicago is $112,056. Account Executive salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Account Executive employees in Chicago.

Chicago by the numbers

5,068
Total number of Tech companies in Chicago
127,603
Total number of tech users on Built In Chicago
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Chicago Companies with the Highest Sales Salaries

+24
Mobile, Software
+11
Consumer Web, Fintech
+13
Artificial Intelligence, Cloud
+12
Cloud, Software

Account Executive Salary ranges

The most common Account Executive salary in Chicago is between $40k - $50k.

Average Account Executive Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Account Executive make the most at companies with 11-50 employees, earning $75,000 on average.

Account Executive Salary by gender

The average Account Executive salary for women is $44,000 and the average Account Executive salary for men is $68,778.

Account Executive Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Account Executive with 7+ years of experience is $93,333. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $40,000.

Average Sales salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Inside Sales Representative $39,054
Min: $33K
Max: $54K
Sales Development Representative $43,500
Min: $30K
Max: $55K
Business Development Representative $44,382
Min: $33K
Max: $60K
Sales Operations Analyst $58,600
Min: $40K
Max: $80K
Account Executive $60,000
Min: $33K
Max: $115K
Client Success Manager $60,863
Min: $40K
Max: $93K
Account Manager $62,818
Min: $35K
Max: $95K
Inside Sales Manager $72,308
Min: $33K
Max: $96K
Business Development Manager $77,701
Min: $47K
Max: $165K
Sales Manager $82,071
Min: $53K
Max: $152K
Sales Operations Manager $92,681
Min: $70K
Max: $167K
Sales Engineer $110,909
Min: $55K
Max: $145K
Director of Customer Success $119,346
Min: $70K
Max: $181K
Sales Director $137,026
Min: $79K
Max: $190K
Vice President of Sales $188,571
Min: $99K
Max: $350K
CRO (Chief Revenue Officer) $271,700
Min: $200K
Max: $310K

Account Executive jobs in Chicago
89

Senior Account Executive, National

Chicago
4 hours ago
+21
You will be the business lead on your portfolio of accounts. You will lead the business strategy, define the sales plan and be the main point of contact for the OEMs and senior leadership at the Agency. Your clients will see you as their trusted consultant who understands their business challenges and can tailor a suite of solutions to help them meet and exceed their objectives. Through your thoughtful guidance and direction, you will foster existing relationships and build new ones with senior level OEM clients and Agency partners.

Account Executive, National

Chicago
4 hours ago
+21
If you are a seller who loves the excitement of digital media and ad tech and working for an industry leader that is innovating rapidly, you’ve found your next role. The Account Executive position at Cars.com is a critical role that is responsible for representing and supporting Cars.com’s efforts to our national and regional automotive agency, trading desk and advertising client partners. Our account executives are expected to run the day-to-day aspects of a multi-million dollar advertising business that includes programmatic, data, direct display, social, branded content and other unique services.

Account Executive, Groupon Getaways

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+10
  Do you want to sell a true discovery-focused platform?   Are you passionate about the travel industry? Are you motivated by the thrill of creating new business relationships, and love working in a fast-paced, forward-thinking environment?   Groupon’s mission is to become the daily habit in local commerce and fulfill our purpose of building strong communities through thriving small businesses by connecting people to a vibrant, global marketplace

Inbound Sales Executive

Chicago
6 days ago
+16
Our Inbound Sales Executives handle sales for events all around the country. Whether it be a super fan living a lifelong dream of going to the Big game, a family experiencing the next hit on Broadway, or a group of friends seeing their favorite band live, our sales team is here! Our Inbound Sales Executives take inbound calls from fans (that's right no cold calling). The goal is to close every call with a sale and to ensure our customers get the perfect tickets every time! 

International Mid-Market Sales Executive

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+14
Braintree builds products that make payments easier—so easy that they fade into the background, making entirely new kinds of interactions possible. Interactions like seamlessly paying for your ride share—or the condo you rented this weekend—without presenting a card or pressing a button, or buying a lamp on Pinterest...right from Pinterest. The Braintree full-stack payment platform lets companies build their own experiences and then scale their

Senior Account Executive, National Sales - Tier 2

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+21
The Opportunity If you are a seller who loves the excitement of digital media and ad tech and working for an industry leader that is innovating rapidly, you’ve found your next role. The Regional Dealer Association (a.k.a. Tier 2) Senior Account Executive (SAE) position at Cars.com is a critical role that is responsible for representing and supporting Cars.com’s efforts to our regional automotive dealer association advertiser agency, trading desk

Account Executive

Chicago
2 days ago
+17
Hi we're Built In!  Built in is a network of online communities that has quickly become the #1 recruitment solution for tech companies and startups in seven (7) major markets. We are a company of entrepreneurs building the largest network of communities for entrepreneurs. By working at Built in you'll have the chance to work directly with the latest, and fastest-growing, technology companies all around the country. We help other companies solve

Account Executive

Chicago
2 days ago
+19
closerlook’s Account Executive is an integral partner for clients and internal team members in the delivery of marketing initiatives that drive business impact for pharmaceutical brands. This person is motivated to be a key point of contact to interpret the client’s strategic objectives and collaborate with the agency team in building innovative marketing tactics.

Account Executive

Chicago
3 days ago
+22
A hunter like mentality with a consistent track record of closing five to six-figure deals. Lead complex sales cycles selling both horizontally and vertically within large organizations. Use a consultative partnering approach that follows a strategic sales process. You will ask for, get, and nail meetings with C level executives. Develop a robust pipeline by making cold calls and building relationships with prospects. Influence cross-functional teams.

Account Executive

Chicago
3 days ago
+15
ActiveCampaign is one of the fastest growing tech companies in Chicago revolutionizing marketing automation. Our software allows all of our users, the power to make smarter business decisions based on data-driven analytics. Over the past couple of years, the buzz around our platform has been growing. On the sales team especially, there is a sense of urgency to capitalize on that goodwill. To excel here, you’ll need to be a driven, self-motivated

Account Executive

Chicago
3 days ago
+15
In this role, you will help our largest client prospects leverage their first-party data to offer more personal, relevant and lucrative customer experiences across the spectrum of devices and touchpoints. You also will take ownership of revenue generation, develop new opportunities, manage pipeline and close enterprise-level deals.

Account Executive

Chicago
3 days ago
+16
We’re looking for talented, confident, and ambitious individuals to help engage prospective partners in ParkWhiz’s Ticketing & Entertainment vertical. A successful Account Executive will have the right mix of entrepreneurship, tech savviness, and experience selling into to entertainment venues. This position reports to the Director of Partner Sales and Success. What you'll do You’ll join a team of dedicated sales professionals that is truly

Skills that affect Account Executive salaries in Chicago

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Cold Calling
14% have this skill
2
Software Sales
12% have this skill
3
Salesforce
12% have this skill
4
Account Management
12% have this skill
5
Client Relations
10% have this skill
6
Sales Strategy
10% have this skill

Recent Account Executive salaries in Chicago

$54,000
Yearly Salary
A Elite Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $54,000 with +$6,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$40,000
Yearly Salary
A Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $40,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$60,000
Yearly Salary
A Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $60,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Sr. Sales Executive - National Accounts reported a yearly salary of $100,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$42,000
Yearly Salary
A Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $42,000 with +$35,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Chicago
$50,000
Yearly Salary
A Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $50,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $90,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$60,000
Yearly Salary
A Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $60,000 with +$52,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Enterprise Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $100,000 with +$140,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$40,000
Yearly Salary
A Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $40,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
Chicago
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