Sales Account Executive Salary

A Sales Account Executive earns an average salary of $48,969 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Technical Sales, Field Sales, and Strategic Sales.

$29,571 - $80,424

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$9.85 - $22.81

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$29,571 - $80,424  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,709  
Profit Sharing
$49.32 - $11,150  
Commission
$1,220 - $41,147  
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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$32,651 - $99,315  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,195
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$9.85 - $22.81  
   
Overtime
$-0.49 - $30.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,709  
   
Commission
$1,220 - $41,147  
Profit Sharing
$49.32 - $11,150  
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).
)
$32,651 - $99,315  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 77
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Job Description for Sales Account Executive

Sales account executives are responsible for maintaining and managing customer accounts. Their main goal is to solicit and acquire new business for a company. Depending on their company, sales account executives may focus either on generating new business or managing and retaining the existing customer base.

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Sales Account Executive Tasks

  • Research and understand market drivers and customer needs.
  • Represent the organization in trade shows, business associations, and local or national events.
  • Build relationships with new and established clients to drive sales and meet growth goals.
  • Collaborate with the sales and marketing team to present unified, concise product information.

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What is it like working as a Sales Account Executive?

Sales Account Executive in Houston:
"Challenging, yet extremely rewarding if you put in the work."
Pros: My role affords me a certain level of autonomy. I rarely have management over my head.
Cons: Small company, conservative leadership. Often times unable to compete nationally due to limited fleet.

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Experience Affects Sales Account Executive Salaries




National Average
$56,000


Skills That Affect Sales Account Executive Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 189 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 14%
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