Total annual pay for Regional Account Executives is approximately $65K, and commissions account for a significant portion of this final number — just under one in three on average. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 53 percent. The majority of Regional Account Executives claim high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$38,943 - $90,617
MEDIAN: $56,673

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$38,943 - $90,617  
$4,932 - $40,178  
Profit Sharing
$5,333 - $28,852  
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).
$43,010 - $107,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 69

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Job Description for Regional Account Executive

The main responsibility as a regional account executive is to make sure that the company meets sales goals. On a day-to-day basis, a regional account executive is required to perform the following responsibilities: delivering targeted sales results, analyzing sales in a certain market and figuring out the potential of a product of service, maintaining tracking systems, and working closely with clients and providing consultations. They are also in charge of promoting services that the company provides, effectively designing price-service programs that meet the company standards, generating proposals and contracts, and documenting all the sale activities.


Regional Account Executive Tasks

  • Develop and build relationships with clients and associated individuals.
  • Research and contact prospective clients.
  • Answer questions, educate clients and provide product expertise in a range of situations.
  • Explain and sell products and services and collect payments.

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Pay by Experience Level for Regional Account Executive

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

Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $52K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $65K. Regional Account Executives bring in $81K after working for 10 to 20 years. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $75K.

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Experience Affects Regional Account Executive Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Regional Account Executive Salaries

Account Management
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National Average

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Contract Negotiation
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Account Sales
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New Business Development
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.


53 %
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 9%