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 $69K across the industry. Geography and years of experience 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. The majority of Field Sales Executives claim high levels of job satisfaction. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 59 percent. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$33,146 - $90,538
$33K
$56K
$91K
MEDIAN: $55,913
10%
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90%

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$11.05 - $22.01
$16
MEDIAN: $16.50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$33,146 - $90,538  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $49,889  
Profit Sharing
$4,913  
Commission
$9,674 - $30,979  
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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$35,184 - $103,917  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 125
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
$-0.49 - $49,889  
   
Commission
$9,674 - $30,979  
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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$35,184 - $103,917  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 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 often transition into Senior Sales Executive positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Senior Sales Executives earn $89K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Field Sales Executive

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Field Sales Executives. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $52K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $68K. Field Sales Executives who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $75K. Field Sales Executives who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $80K on average.

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Key Stats for Field Sales Executive

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
033
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
17%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Field Sales Executive Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$69,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Skills That Affect Field Sales Executive Salaries

Account Sales
up arrow 20%

Technical Sales
up arrow 9%

Sales Management
up arrow 4%

up arrow 2%

Field Sales
up arrow 2%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 2%

National Average
$69,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 2%
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