Account Executive salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$73,654
$59,395
Additional Cash Compensation
$133,049
Total Compensation
Median: $74K
Min: $33K
Max: $200K

How Much Does a Account Executive Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Account Executive in Chicago is $73,654. The average additional cash compensation for a Account Executive in Chicago is $59,395. The average total compensation for a Account Executive in Chicago is $133,049. Account Executive salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Account Executive employees in Chicago.

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Account Executive jobs in Chicago

Account Executive

Chicago
2 days ago
+44
As an Account Executive, you will be focused on outbound sales efforts. Working mostly over the phone, you’ll target Enterprise businesses, gaining commitment to buy, and successfully closing new clients each month. Once a deal is closed, you will be able to hand-off to a dedicated Client Success Manager and focus on what you do best, closing more business.

Account Executive

Chicago
5 days ago
+30
The K-12 Account Executive is a truly exciting role ripe with potential to propel us into a new phase of growth. Don't believe us? Keep reading 👇 Your mission - should you choose to accept it - is to lead us into a new phase of dominance in the K-12 market. You'll own the sales process, from initial contact to closure. You'll own your numbers, activity goals, and build lasting relationships with schools and districts across the country. Before long, you'll become an edtech expert and will confidently speak to ever-changing trends, new features and products to help our customers accomplish their goals.

Account Executive

Chicago
1 week ago
+46
As an Account Executive, you will be responsible for selling new business to Talent Acquisition leaders & Recruiters within high growth technology companies. Prior experience selling to recruiters is strongly preferred, as well as someone who is driven to surpass goals while delivering a great experience to prospects, clients and coworkers. We need someone who knows what it takes to build something from the ground up, who treats the “job” as his or her own business, and thrives on learning daily.

Account Executive

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+67
As an Account Executive, you’ll help customers understand the value of our cloud-managed hardware solution and develop new and lasting relationships in a variety of accounts. You’ll join a hardworking, high-energy, fast paced inside sales team and will advance deals through the sales cycle in collaboration with account teams, sales engineers and partners. In this high-velocity role, you’ll focus on small and mid-sized enterprise businesses. Strong organizational skills are key, and you are able to be responsible for a pipeline of up to 150 opportunities at once with deals that range in size from $5k to $100k+. You will also be able to demo Cisco Meraki technology via WebEx to end users and our partner organization.

Account Executive, Enterprise

Chicago
4 days ago
+47
About Showpad At Showpad, we empower others to be at their best. As a business, that means the Showpad sales enablement platform allows revenue teams to engage buyers through industry-leading training and coaching software as well as innovative sales content and engagement solutions. We provide sales and marketing with the software and support they need to enable their teams, drive more revenue and deliver incredible buying experiences.  Founded

Senior Account Executive

Chicago
1 week ago
+30
Well, hello there 👋 We're Screencastify, the #1 screen recorder for Chrome. More than 12 million people use Screencastify every week (!!!) to record, edit and share all sorts of amazing videos. We like to think that we've democratized video creation by making it simpler and more affordable than ever before. In K-12 classrooms around the world, teachers and students are using Screencastify to create instructional videos, record presentations, give

Mid-Market Account Executive

Chicago
1 week ago
+45
UPshow is looking for an account executive to join our sales team. This role is a hunter position responsible for managing the full sales cycle, from cold-calling to close, for prospective customers with 5 to 100+ locations. We are a rapidly growing company, so there is significant growth opportunity for high performers. 

Enterprise Account Executive

Chicago
1 week ago
+51
The Upwork Sales team brings our contingent staffing solutions to mid-market and large enterprises. As an Enterprise Account Executive you will manage all aspects of the sales process including prospecting, lead management, qualification, customer evaluation and closing new business. This is a quota carrying role where you will make a visible impact within our growing organization. This is a true career opportunity with tremendous professional and financial upside.

Enterprise Account Executive

Remote
1 week ago
+40
As the Enterprise Account Executive you will be responsible for growing our Enterprise customer base in a specified region developing and executing the sales plan and managing the sales forecast and opportunity lifecycles to consistently meet and exceed quarterly and annual targets. You will bring energy and passion representing project44 in the field, educating prospective customers on the business value that our advanced visibility platform can unlock and has already delivered to some of the largest enterprises in the world.

Account Executive, Mid-Market

Chicago
1 week ago
+47
As an Account Executive, Mid-Market at Showpad, you'll play an essential role in our growth as you share the Showpad success story with organizations around the world and help them understand the value Showpad offers to align Sales and Marketing. 

Corporate Account Executive, Enterprise

Chicago
1 week ago
+47
As an employer who understands the importance of diversity, we are committed to proudly representing the various identities of the communities in which we work and the clients that we serve. We have been recognized as a top workplace by Built In Chicago, Built In San Francisco and Inc. Magazine,  as a top 10 software company in the Inc. 5000 Europe list and won the award for “Most Sustainable Growth Company” by Deloitte Belgium.

Account Executive - Remote

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+39
Your work will include prospecting for new business, closing new business, on-boarding new clients and retaining those clients. Set up and execute new business prospecting campaigns. Work leads from the early stages of the sales cycle through signing the contract. Manage a book of business, including renewal management and upsell campaigns. Work with marketing team to develop content to be used in prospecting campaign. Work with product team to make improvements to technical aspect of the tools used by the sales team.

Account Executive Salary ranges

The most common Account Executive salary in Chicago is between $60k - $70k.

Average Account Executive Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Account Executive make the most at companies with 1-10 employees, earning $84,286 on average.

Account Executive Salary by gender

The average Account Executive salary for women is $75,847 and the average Account Executive salary for men is $75,615.

Account Executive Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Account Executive with 7+ years of experience is $96,629. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $46,867.

Average Sales salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Inside Sales Representative $45,462
Min: $31K
Max: $115K
Sales Development Representative $45,823
Min: $30K
Max: $75K
Business Development Representative $48,717
Min: $30K
Max: $165K
Sales Operations Analyst $66,291
Min: $40K
Max: $150K
Account Manager $70,638
Min: $35K
Max: $154K
Account Executive $73,654
Min: $33K
Max: $200K
Client Success Manager $78,269
Min: $40K
Max: $190K
Inside Sales Manager $79,722
Min: $60K
Max: $100K
Business Development Manager $88,973
Min: $45K
Max: $200K
Sales Manager $94,767
Min: $53K
Max: $270K
Sales Operations Manager $99,639
Min: $70K
Max: $167K
Sales Engineer $113,842
Min: $55K
Max: $220K
Director of Customer Success $122,667
Min: $60K
Max: $195K
Sales Director $138,889
Min: $57K
Max: $300K
Vice President of Sales $177,411
Min: $85K
Max: $350K
CRO (Chief Revenue Officer) $240,917
Min: $100K
Max: $310K

Skills that affect Account Executive salaries in Chicago

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Cold Calling
10% have this skill
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Sales Strategy
10% have this skill
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Account Management
10% have this skill
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Salesforce
10% have this skill
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Prospecting
9% have this skill
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Account Development
9% have this skill

Recent Account Executive salaries in Chicago

$75,000
Yearly Salary
A Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $75,000 with +$30,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$60,000
Yearly Salary
A Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $60,000 with +$7,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$75,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $75,000 with +$50,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$65,250
Yearly Salary
A Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $65,250 with +$7,200 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$60,000
Yearly Salary
A National Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $60,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$80,000
Yearly Salary
A Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $80,000 with +$45,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$65,000
Yearly Salary
A Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $65,000 with +$12,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1-10 Employees
Chicago
$60,000
Yearly Salary
A Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $60,000 with +$40,000 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$75,000
Yearly Salary
A Customer Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $75,000 with +$75,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$60,000
Yearly Salary
A Outbound Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $60,000 with +$60,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
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