Field Sales Executive Salary

On average, commissions constitute a fair portion (slightly less than a third) of final income for Field Sales Executives. That final number averages out to $70K across the industry. Total cash compensation to Field Sales Executives bottoms out near $35K and approaches $122K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $50K from bonuses and almost $15K from profit sharing. Location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The majority of Field Sales Executives (63 percent) who took the survey are female. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,623 - $97,778
$34K
$57K
$98K
MEDIAN: $57,383
10%
50%
90%

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$11.25 - $23.60
$18
MEDIAN: $18.00
50%

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$0$122K
Salary $33,623 - $97,778
Bonus $1,192 - $50,111
Profit Sharing $613 - $14,681
Commission $9,919 - $40,134
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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$34,619 - $122,142
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 118
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $18.00
Hourly Tips $3.20
Overtime $36.00
Annual Data $0$122K
Bonus $1,192 - $50,111
Commission $9,919 - $40,134
Profit Sharing $613 - $14,681
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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$34,619 - $122,142
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

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Job Description for Field Sales Executive

Field sales executives are the head of the sales department that leaves a business to make its sales. Field sales executives function much the same as other sales executives, except that they must work with a different approach, as their employees actually go out into public to make their sales. They must possess great team leadership and intuition into what may cause a customer to make a purchase.

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Field Sales Executive Tasks

  • Identify and track contact information for prospective customers from a variety of sources.
  • Document and report on sales, customer interactions, and forecasting.
  • Track stock levels and delivery times to communicate about timing.
  • Initiate sales contact, answer questions and follow through to completion.

Common Career Paths for Field Sales Executive


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Field Sales Executives might see a strong upturn in salary after transitioning into upper-level roles such as Senior Sales Executive, a seemingly popular career choice. People currently working in the latter position report a noticeably higher median income of $89K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Field Sales Executive

Pay by Experience for a Field Sales Executive has a positive trend. An entry-level Field Sales Executive with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 43 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Field Sales Executive with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Field Sales Executive which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 51 salaries. A Field Sales Executive with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 22 salaries.

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Key Stats for Field Sales Executive

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Field Sales Executive Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

▲8%

National Average
$70,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼27%

Skills That Affect Field Sales Executive Salaries

Account Sales
▲18%

Technical Sales
▲13%

Sales Management
▲2%

▲1%

Contract Negotiation
▲1%

Field Sales
▼0%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼0%

National Average
$70,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 7%
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