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Sales Account Executive Salary

A Sales Account Executive earns an average salary of $48,852 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Technical Sales, Field Sales, and Strategic Sales.

$29,559 - $79,300
(Median)
$30K
$49K
$79K
MEDIAN: $48,851
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$9.84 - $22.66
(Median)
$9
$15
$23
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary 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$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$29,559 - $79,300  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,612  
Profit Sharing
$50.00 - $11,000  
Commission
$1,247 - $43,770  
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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$32,611 - $98,798  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,282
National Hourly Rate 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$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$9.84 - $22.66  
   
Overtime
$-0.49 - $30.41  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,612  
   
Commission
$1,247 - $43,770  
Profit Sharing
$50.00 - $11,000  
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).
)
$32,611 - $98,798  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 79
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Account Executive

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

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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 242 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 14%
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