Entry-Level Sales Account Executive Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Sales Account Executives sits in the ballpark of $44K annually. Individual bonuses, profit sharing and commission for Entry-Level Sales Account Executives — as high as $25K, $18K and $40K, respectively — each contribute to the degree of variation within overall compensation, ranging from $32K to $82K. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Men working as Entry-Level Sales Account Executives who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 57 percent. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. Most enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$30,736 - $71,628
$31K
$44K
$72K
MEDIAN: $43,912
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$9.07 - $19.34
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$30,736 - $71,628  
   
Bonus
$715 - $25,083  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $17,879  
Commission
$2,400 - $40,000  
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).
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$31,666 - $81,925  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 322
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.07 - $19.34  
   
Overtime
$-0.50 - $34.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$715 - $25,083  
   
Commission
$2,400 - $40,000  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $17,879  
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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$31,666 - $81,925  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,159

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For those looking to make money, Entry-Level Sales Account Executives in Boston enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 52 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Sales Account Executives can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Dallas (+47 percent), New York (+29 percent), Seattle (+24 percent), and Washington (+23 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Entry-Level Sales Account Executives in Pittsburgh earning a whopping 24 percent below the national average. Miami and Chicago are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 18 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively.

Key Stats for Sales Account Executive

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
21%
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Skills That Affect Sales Account Executive Salaries

Strategic Sales
▲26%

Contract Negotiation
▲19%


Presentation
▲14%

Technical Sales
▲12%

Field Sales
▲2%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲1%

Account Management
▼0%

National Average
$49,000

Sales Management
▼2%


Sales
▼7%

Inside Sales
▼8%

Marketing Communications
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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