How much does a Account Executive make in Chicago, IL?

Updated May 5, 2021

Industry

Employer Size

Experience

$53,309 /yr
Average Base Pay

5,155 salaries

$32K

Low

$53K

Average

$88K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average$20,318Range$3,202 - $128,923
The average salary for a Account Executive is $53,309 in Chicago, IL. Salaries estimates are based on 5,155 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Account Executive employees in Chicago, IL.

Seniority Levels

L2
Account Executive$53,309 /yr
L3
Senior Account Executive$69,216 /yr
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Yelp
3.4

Yelp

Account Executive

$40,929

 /yr
Range: $32K - $448K
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$32K

$448K

$32,155 - $447,576 Range

Groupon
3.6

Groupon

Account Executive

$39,764

 /yr
Range: $36K - $89K

$36K

$89K

$35,696 - $89,188 Range

Echo Global Logistics
3.7

Echo Global Logistics

Account Executive

$43,363

 /yr
Range: $36K - $66K

$36K

$66K

$35,690 - $65,834 Range

Salesforce
4.5

Salesforce

Account Executive

$72,754

 /yr
Range: $50K - $145K

$50K

$145K

$50,000 - $144,542 Range

CareerBuilder
2.7

CareerBuilder

Account Executive

$40,625

 /yr
Range: $31K - $93K

$31K

$93K

$30,973 - $92,869 Range

Exact Data
3.6

Exact Data

Account Executive

$30,723

 /yr
Range: $19K - $57K

$19K

$57K

$19,153 - $56,578 Range

Zones
2.7

Zones

Account Executive

$36,128

 /yr
Range: $33K - $54K

$33K

$54K

$32,786 - $54,236 Range

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FCB Global
3.8

FCB Global

Account Executive

$53,727

 /yr
Range: $43K - $72K

$43K

$72K

$43,483 - $72,274 Range

Edelman
3.7

Edelman

Account Executive

$49,376

 /yr
Range: $42K - $55K

$42K

$55K

$41,897 - $54,895 Range

PCM
3.5

PCM

Account Executive

$30,973

 /yr
Range: $21K - $36K

$21K

$36K

$21,273 - $35,627 Range

Leo Burnett
3.7

Leo Burnett

Account Executive

$54,059

 /yr
Range: $51K - $66K

$51K

$66K

$50,981 - $65,583 Range

Command Transportation
3.8

Command Transportation

Account Executive

$43,217

 /yr
Range: $40K - $83K

$40K

$83K

$40,275 - $83,388 Range

Glassdoor
3.8

Glassdoor

Account Executive

$49,557

 /yr
Range: $42K - $81K

$42K

$81K

$42,428 - $81,396 Range

BMM Logistics
3.4

BMM Logistics

Account Executive

$36,708

 /yr
Range: $32K - $57K

$32K

$57K

$32,388 - $56,785 Range

LinkedIn
4.4

LinkedIn

Account Executive

$62,745

 /yr
Range: $52K - $132K

$52K

$132K

$52,473 - $132,269 Range

Uber
4

Uber

Account Executive

$58,953

 /yr
Range: $37K - $73K

$37K

$73K

$37,168 - $73,400 Range

marcus evans
3.1

marcus evans

Account Executive

$24,154

 /yr
Range: $16K - $37K

$16K

$37K

$16,306 - $36,994 Range

International Sports Management
4

International Sports Management

Account Executive

$20,424

 /yr
Range: $19K - $26K

$19K

$26K

$18,862 - $25,956 Range

Ogilvy
3.7

Ogilvy

Account Executive

$55,409

 /yr
Range: $44K - $64K

$44K

$64K

$44,465 - $63,726 Range

COTG
3

COTG

Account Executive

$45,284

 /yr
Range: $41K - $58K

$41K

$58K

$40,611 - $57,715 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Account Executive salaries

The average salary for a Account Executive is $53,309 in Chicago, IL Area. Salaries estimates are based on 5155 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Account Executive employees in Chicago, IL Area.

The highest salary for a Account Executive in Chicago, IL Area is $88,273 per year.

The lowest salary for a Account Executive in Chicago, IL Area is $32,194 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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$70,000
per year
An Account Executive reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$65,000
per year
An Account Executive reported making $65,000 per year
Additional Pay
$25k commissions
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$65,000
per year
An Account Executive reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$35,000
per year
An Account Executive reported making $35,000 per year
Additional Pay
$5k commissions
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$56,000
per year
An Elite Account Executive reported making $56,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$55,000
per year
An Account Executive reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$40,000
per year
A Sales Operations Account Executive reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$60,000
per year
An Account Executive reported making $60,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k commissions
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$63,000
per year
An Account Executive reported making $63,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public