Regional Account Executive Salary

Commissions form a big slice (approximately one in four) of total compensation for Regional Account Executives. The median income in this area hovers around $71K. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. For the most part, Regional Account Executives enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Male Regional Account Executives are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 61 percent of professionals. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$36,581 - $89,019
(Median)
$37K
$58K
$89K
MEDIAN: $58,354
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$14.22 - $24.83
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$14
$21
$25
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$36,581 - $89,019  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $37,500  
Profit Sharing
$2,250 - $8,750  
Commission
$3,030 - $52,357  
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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$45,075 - $110,714  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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 (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $37,500  
   
Commission
$3,030 - $52,357  
Profit Sharing
$2,250 - $8,750  
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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$45,075 - $110,714  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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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Survey results show that Regional Account Executives typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, skills in Account Management, Account Sales, Customer Relationship Management, and Sales are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Sales, Customer Relationship Management, and Account Sales.

Pay by Experience Level for Regional Account Executive

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


For many Regional Account Executives, more experience generally translates to higher pay. The average beginner in this position makes around $54K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $70K. Regional Account Executives see a median salary of $78K after reaching one to two decades on the job. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $85K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Regional Account Executive Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$71,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Skills That Affect Regional Account Executive Salaries

Account Management
up arrow 15%

National Average
$71,000

Account Sales
up arrow 7%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 10%

Sales
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 13%
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