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Chicago
Chicago

Account Executive salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$67,147
$56,797
Additional Cash Compensation
$123,944
Total Compensation
Median: $67K
Min: $33K
Max: $200K

How Much Does a Account Executive Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Account Executive in Chicago is $67,147. The average additional cash compensation for a Account Executive in Chicago is $56,797. The average total compensation for a Account Executive in Chicago is $123,944. Account Executive salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Account Executive employees in Chicago.

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Account Executive jobs in Chicago

Account Executive

Chicago
20 hours ago
+32
We are currently seeking a talented Account Executive to join our downtown Chicago office located in the heart of the Loop. As an Account Executive, you will join our growing Inside Sales team and will manage all aspects of the sales process including prospecting, lead management, qualification, conducting product demos, and closing. With thousands of untapped prospects in our system, this quota-carrying role is an incredible opportunity for a hungry sales professional to make a visible impact on our growing organization.

Account Executive

Chicago
4 weeks ago
+32
We are currently seeking a talented Account Executive to join our downtown Chicago office located in the heart of the Loop. As an Account Executive, you will join our growing Inside Sales team and will manage all aspects of the sales process including prospecting, lead management, qualification, conducting product demos, and closing. With thousands of untapped prospects in our system, this quota-carrying role is an incredible opportunity for a hungry sales professional to make a visible impact on our growing organization.

Account Executive

Chicago
2 months ago
+27
The Account Executive will be responsible for managing the relationship, client strategy, growth strategy, engagement plan, and overall value delivered to a set of named accounts.  The Account Executive is the client facing individual who will be responsible for creating the client strategy to determine how to best align Syndigo's solution to help clients achieve their larger strategic initiatives.  The Account Executive will work directly with the primary contact and executive sponsor at each organization to create an account plan focused on value demonstration and delivery to each client's needs.  The role is focused on institution-wide engagement to ensure client renewals and growth by embedding into our client's business process.  The Account Executive will work closely with client relations and customer service to ensure all needs are met and expectations are exceeded for each specific client.

Associate Account Executive

Chicago
1 day ago
+37
The Associate Account Executive will be responsible for the execution of programs by owning and supporting multiple tasks to ensure successful client and partner relationships. AAEs will be exposed to and build skills relative to three core areas of our operations: Account Engagement, Account Delivery, and Business Operations. This includes all activities from project coordination through creative execution and from strategy implementation to solution delivery. The Associate Account Executive role will develop, maintain and produce effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders ensuring that projects are delivered keeping the client’s needs in mind. 

Mid-Market Account Executive

Chicago
2 days ago
+39
The TripActions Sales team is looking to add a passionate Mid-Market Account Executive to help be a founding member of our Chicago office. The ideal candidate will be responsible for breaking into a new territory, closing new customers, generating revenue and achieving individual goals. This individual will be a valuable contributor to the Sales Team with several opportunities to grow into more senior roles.

Enterprise Account Executive

Chicago
2 days ago
+32
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, closing and account care. 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.

Senior Account Executive/Insurance

Chicago
2 days ago
+23
We are seeking a natural born sales winner with an entrepreneurial mindset who is self-driven, goal-oriented, and has a desire to make a difference in people’s lives. We are looking for organized, exceptional communicators who can effectively interact, engage, and fortify relationships with our external mortgage referral partners. You must be confident in your ability to work individually and within a team concept in a fun, fast-paced environment.

Enterprise Account Executive

Chicago
3 days ago
+31
We are looking for a driven professional services Sales Executive who has expertise with solution(s) selling to small and large firms with business-critical software needs. This is an outbound role responsible for starting strategic conversations with new clients or expanding into new divisions of existing accounts. You recognize the complexity of services we offer and have a consultative approach to solving problems.

Account Executive - Relativity Trace

Chicago
5 days ago
+21
The Account Executive, Relativity Trace has responsibility for prospecting and driving new business through direct selling relationships. You will bring a point of view regarding the value of Relativity Trace and RelativityOne to support a regulated organization’s compliance monitoring. As a sales representative for a new product, you will be expected to define what type of marketing and lead gen support you will need. You will also be expected to drive the product forward with feedback from the field.

Senior Enterprise Account Executive

Chicago
1 week ago
+14
As a Senior Enterprise Account Executive, you will collaborate with our BDR, Marketing, and Customer Success teams to close new business and drive revenue in our largest markets. Our number one value is Obsess over our Customers. To us, that means discovering and solving for pain points that are crippling procurement departments as well as building relationships with key stakeholders that last well after the papers are signed. Another value of ours? Promote our Employees. We are seeking growth-oriented team members looking for opportunities to excel. If this rings true for you, apply now! We can’t wait to meet you.

Enterprise Account Executive

Chicago
1 week ago
+14
As an Enterprise Account Executive, you will collaborate with our BDR, Marketing, and Customer Success teams to close new business and drive revenue. Our number one value is Obsess over our Customers. To us, that means discovering and solving for pain points that are crippling procurement departments as well as building relationships with key stakeholders that last well after the papers are signed. Another value of ours? Promote our Employees. We are looking for growth-oriented team members looking for opportunities to excel. If this rings true for you, apply now! We can’t wait to meet you.

Account Executive, Mid-Market

Chicago
1 week ago
+32
As an Account Executive, you will be responsible for selling new business to Mid-Market 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 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 $95,000 on average.

Account Executive Salary by gender

The average Account Executive salary for women is $66,016 and the average Account Executive salary for men is $71,810.

Account Executive Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Account Executive with 7+ years of experience is $88,654. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $39,333.

Average Sales salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Inside Sales Representative $41,999
Min: $33K
Max: $80K
Sales Development Representative $44,682
Min: $30K
Max: $65K
Business Development Representative $49,936
Min: $33K
Max: $165K
Sales Operations Analyst $61,210
Min: $40K
Max: $100K
Account Executive $67,147
Min: $33K
Max: $200K
Account Manager $67,337
Min: $35K
Max: $154K
Client Success Manager $72,486
Min: $37K
Max: $140K
Inside Sales Manager $82,333
Min: $63K
Max: $100K
Business Development Manager $87,395
Min: $45K
Max: $200K
Sales Manager $90,956
Min: $53K
Max: $152K
Sales Operations Manager $95,313
Min: $70K
Max: $167K
Sales Engineer $110,673
Min: $55K
Max: $160K
Director of Customer Success $120,525
Min: $70K
Max: $190K
Sales Director $142,811
Min: $60K
Max: $300K
Vice President of Sales $185,089
Min: $99K
Max: $350K
CRO (Chief Revenue Officer) $248,059
Min: $130K
Max: $310K

Skills that affect Account Executive salaries in Chicago

1
Cold Calling
17% have this skill
2
Sales Strategy
16% have this skill
3
Account Management
15% have this skill
4
Salesforce
15% have this skill
5
Prospecting
14% have this skill
6
Software Sales
13% have this skill

Recent Account Executive salaries in Chicago

$60,000
Yearly Salary
A Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $60,000 with +$15,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$85,000
Yearly Salary
A Business Development Director reported a yearly salary of $85,000 with +$56,666 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$85,000
Yearly Salary
A Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $85,000 with +$56,666 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$50,000
Yearly Salary
A Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $50,000 with +$90 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$65,000
Yearly Salary
A Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $65,000 with +$60,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$75,000
Yearly Salary
A Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $75,000 with +$50,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$65,000
Yearly Salary
A Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $65,000 with +$40,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$55,000
Yearly Salary
A Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $55,000 with +$30,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$75,000
Yearly Salary
A Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $75,000 with +$75,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$65,000
Yearly Salary
A Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $65,000 with +$75,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Chicago
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