Regional Account Executive Salary

Regional Account Executives who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up over one-half of Regional Account Executives. Pay fluctuates from $45K to $116K per year, but expected earnings average $60K per year. Cash earnings for Regional Account Executives — which occasionally include more than $40K from bonuses and more than $30K from profit sharing — stretch from around $45K to approximately $116K. Geographic location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Regional Account Executives making up 54 percent of survey respondents. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance.

$38,657 - $89,458
(Median)
$39K
$60K
$89K
MEDIAN: $60,056
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90%

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$10.72 - $24.47
(Median)
$11
$21
$24
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$38,657 - $89,458  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $39,901  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $29,799  
Commission
$2,993 - $40,268  
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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$45,241 - $116,003  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 131
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.72 - $24.47  
   
Overtime
$12.00  
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 - $39,901  
   
Commission
$2,993 - $40,268  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $29,799  
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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$45,241 - $116,003  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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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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Survey takers who work as Regional Account Executives typically report just a few professional skills. Fortunate workers who know Account Management command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 22 percent above average. Those listing Contract Negotiation as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Sales and Customer Relationship Management also typically command lower compensation.

Pay by Experience Level for Regional Account Executive

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


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $53K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $70K. Regional Account Executives with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $78K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn any more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts.

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Experience Affects Regional Account Executive Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$71,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 26%

Skills That Affect Regional Account Executive Salaries

Account Management
up arrow 22%

National Average
$71,000

Account Sales
up arrow 2%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 5%

Sales
up arrow 14%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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