Account Executive, Inside Sales Salary

For Inside Sales Account Executives, yearly average wages total $44K annually. The final incomes of Inside Sales Account Executives generally vary between $33K and $71K; higher pay grades include potential for bonuses, profit sharing, and commissions as high as $19K, $7K, and $30K, respectively. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Men make up a slight majority of Inside Sales Account Executives (51 percent) who responded to the survey. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,501 - $61,125

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$11.59 - $22.58

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$30,501 - $61,125  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,257  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,953  
Commission
$1,812 - $29,546  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,626 - $70,667  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 496
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.59 - $22.58  
   
Overtime
$16.19 - $31.52  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,257  
   
Commission
$1,812 - $29,546  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,953  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,626 - $70,667  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 111
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Job Description for Account Executive, Inside Sales

An account executive for inside sales uses telecommunications and Internet technology to facilitate sales from existing accounts and generate new sales and accounts. The designation “inside” means that this person typically does not leave the office to perform these tasks. The main tools for these professionals include the telephone and computers (including email, teleconferencing software, the Internet, and other programs).

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Account Executive, Inside Sales Tasks

  • Sell the organization's products and/or services to established customers or new prospects via the telephone or walk-in business.
  • Attend special training of products and/or services to understand technical aspects of solutions.
  • Handle entire inside sales process from proposal to close; reach or exceed sales quotas.
  • Solicits and maintains contact with current and prospect key accounts.
  • Track activity, prepare and maintain records for sales leads and account status.

Common Career Paths for Account Executive, Inside Sales


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While not commonly seen, Inside Sales Account Executives who transition into a Senior Sales Executive position may see a rise in pay. The median salary for Senior Sales Executives is $89K per year. Inside Sales Account Executives typically move into roles as Sales Account Managers or Senior Account Executives, and those positions pay $8K more and $16K more, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Account Executive, Inside Sales


Survey results suggest that Inside Sales Account Executives put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Technical Sales, Inside Sales, Customer Relationship Management, and Account Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Customer Service. Most people who know Customer Relationship Management also know Account Management and Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Account Executive, Inside Sales

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $45K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $51K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $51K in this role. Inside Sales Account Executives who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $50K.

Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Inside Sales Account Executives, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 52 percent above the national average. Inside Sales Account Executives can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+48 percent), Seattle (+23 percent), Boston (+19 percent), and Atlanta (+18 percent). Inside Sales Account Executives in Phoenix take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 27 percent less than the national average. Employers pay around 25 percent less in Charlotte and 10 percent less in Pittsburgh, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Experience Affects Account Executive, Inside Sales Salaries




National Average
$48,000


Skills That Affect Account Executive, Inside Sales Salaries

Technical Sales
up arrow 12%

Inside Sales
up arrow 1%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
0%

Account Management
0%

National Average
$48,000

Account Sales
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 99 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 14%
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