Entry-Level Sales Account Executive Salary

The average Entry-Level Sales Account Executive earns approximately $44K per year. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Sales Account Executives approaches anywhere from $32K on the lower end to $83K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $25K from bonuses and upwards of $18K from profit sharing. Geography and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Though the majority of Entry-Level Sales Account Executives do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Entry-Level Sales Account Executives making up 52 percent of survey respondents. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and more than half earn dental coverage. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$31,005 - $71,148
$31K
$44K
$71K
MEDIAN: $44,168
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$9.07 - $20.58
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MEDIAN: $15.25
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National Salary 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$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$31,005 - $71,148  
   
Bonus
$734 - $25,342  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $17,754  
Commission
$2,424 - $40,107  
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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$32,322 - $82,966  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 331
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.07 - $20.58  
   
Overtime
$0.21 - $34.75  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$734 - $25,342  
   
Commission
$2,424 - $40,107  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $17,754  
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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$32,322 - $82,966  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,065

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For Entry-Level Sales Account Executives, working in the bustling city of Boston has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Sales Account Executives will also find cushy salaries in Dallas (+47 percent), New York (+29 percent), Seattle (+24 percent), and Washington (+24 percent). The lowest-paying market is Pittsburgh, which sits 23 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Miami (17 percent less) and Chicago (9 percent less).

Key Stats for Sales Account Executive

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
21%
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Skills That Affect Sales Account Executive Salaries

Strategic Sales
▲27%

Contract Negotiation
▲20%


Presentation
▲14%

Technical Sales
▲13%

Field Sales
▲2%

Account Management
▲1%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲1%

National Average
$49,000

Sales Management
▼2%


Sales
▼6%

Inside Sales
▼8%

Marketing Communications
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 17%
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