Field Sales Executive Salary

A large fraction of take-home pay for Field Sales Executives comes from commissions — slightly less than a third on average, in fact. The median overall income in this field is approximately $69K. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Women Field Sales Executives who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. For the most part, Field Sales Executives enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,610 - $91,335
$35K
$56K
$91K
MEDIAN: $56,179
10%
50%
90%

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$11.05 - $22.01
$16
MEDIAN: $16.50
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$34,610 - $91,335  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $50,000  
Profit Sharing
$4,913  
Commission
$9,881 - $39,594  
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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$36,851 - $114,452  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 119
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.50  
   
Hourly Tips
$3.20  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $50,000  
   
Commission
$9,881 - $39,594  
Profit Sharing
$4,913  
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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$36,851 - $114,452  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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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
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Field Sales Executive Salaries

Late-Career
▲16%

▲9%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$69,000

Entry-Level
▼26%

Skills That Affect Field Sales Executive Salaries

Account Sales
▲19%

Technical Sales
▲14%

Sales Management
▲4%

▲3%

Contract Negotiation
▲2%

Field Sales
▲1%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲1%

National Average
$69,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 2%