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Regional Account Executive Salary

A large fraction of take-home pay for Regional Account Executives comes from commissions — just under one in three on average, in fact. The median overall income in this field is approximately $70K. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. More than half of Regional Account Executives (62 percent) survey respondents are men. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job.

$35,117 - $88,526
(Median)
$35K
$59K
$89K
MEDIAN: $58,657
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90%

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$14.22 - $24.83
(Median)
$14
$21
$25
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$35,117 - $88,526  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $35,235  
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $7,500  
Commission
$4,818 - $51,143  
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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$46,394 - $114,001  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 135
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.22 - $24.83  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $35,235  
   
Commission
$4,818 - $51,143  
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $7,500  
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).
)
$46,394 - $114,001  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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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.

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Regional Account Executive Tasks

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

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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.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $54K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $69K. For Regional Account Executives, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $81K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $90K.

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Experience Affects Regional Account Executive Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

National Average
$70,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 15%