Major Accounts Representative, Outside Sales Salary (United States)

Seasoned employees—those with more than 10 years of experience in the field—make up the largest chunk of Major Accounts Representative for Outside Saless in the United States, more than half. There is a range in pay— $36,625 to $101,606 per year—with average salary amounting to $63,206 annually. In the world of Major Accounts Representative for Outside Saless, total cash compensation ranges from $33,135 on the lower end to $86,869 on the higher end; this includes bonuses that peak near $25K and profit sharing that approaches $12,080, with some high rollers snagging commissions as high as $44K. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Benefits are common in this line of work, with most reporting medical and dental coverage and about half collecting vision insurance. Most Major Accounts Representative for Outside Saless are men (72 percent). Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Major Accounts Representative for Outside Saless. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
Major Accounts Representative, Outside Sales Salary (?
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$33,135 - $86,869
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MEDIAN: $52,763
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$33,135 - $86,869  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,594  
Profit Sharing
$248.32 - $12,080  
Commission
$0.00 - $44,307  
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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$36,625 - $101,606  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 536
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.00 - $30.00  
   
Overtime
$1.02 - $28.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,594  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $44,307  
Profit Sharing
$248.32 - $12,080  
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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$36,625 - $101,606  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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Job Description for Major Accounts Representative, Outside Sales

Major accounts representatives for outside sales are responsible for managing major outside sales accounts for their organization. They are in charge of providing support to accountholders and increasing brand loyalty. They are the first point of contact for customers and should possess strong communication skills to resolve sales issues and ensure an excellent customer experience. They develop strong business relationships with existing major accounts to retain their business. Major accounts representatives for outside sales identify sales opportunities and follow up to demonstrate company products or services as needed. They keep client lists of existing and prospective customers and report their progress to the outside sales vice president in their organization. They also develop business sales strategies and implement them to retain and increase customer base, as well as use a personal computer to track their sales progress and communicate with prospective and current clients.
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Major Accounts Representative, Outside Sales Tasks
  • Sell the organization's products or services to national or major customers or develop new prospects within assigned territory.
  • Monitor market conditions, product innovations, and competitors' products, prices, and sales.
  • Prepare and maintain records for sales leads and progress status of accounts.
  • Build relationships and identify the prospect's need for additional products or services.

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Popular Skills for Major Accounts Representative, Outside Sales

Major Accounts Representative for Outside Saless who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Field Sales, Technical Sales, and Account Sales are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts of 15 percent, 7 percent, 6 percent, and 6 percent, respectively. Most people familiar with Account Sales also know Field Sales and Sales Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Major Accounts Representative, Outside Sales

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Major Accounts Representative for Outside Saless, experience in the field does not tend to play a major role in salary decisions; in general, pay does not go up drastically with more experience, and earnings grow incrementally instead. At career start, salaries are typically $50K, which grows to $68K after five to 10 years. After 10 to 20 years, compensation comes in at $69K. A 20-year tenure heralds decreased salary growth, and Major Accounts Representative for Outside Saless who have made it this far report earning around $69K per year. Major Accounts Representative for Outside Saless with one to 10 years of experience are most common in the field, followed by those with 10 to 20 years and more than 20 years. Workers who have been working for more than 20 years are hardest to find.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$63,000
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Surpassing the national average by 46 percent, Major Accounts Representative for Outside Saless in Minneapolis receive some of the highest pay in the country. Major Accounts Representative for Outside Saless can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Diego (+30 percent), New York (+20 percent), Atlanta (+19 percent), and Indianapolis (+12 percent). In Milwaukee, salaries are 8 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

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Experience Affects Major Accounts Representative, Outside Sales Salaries

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$63,000

Skills That Affect Major Accounts Representative, Outside Sales Salaries

Account Sales
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 116 votes.

Gender

Female
28%
female alumni
 
Male
72%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 15%
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