A Senior Sales Executive earns an average salary of $71,962 per year. A skill in Sales Management is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Senior Sales Executive Total Pay (?
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$39,596 - $121,127
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MEDIAN: $71,962
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Senior Sales Executive Total Pay (?
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$8.00 - $30.52
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$39,596 - $121,127  
   
Bonus
$964 - $51,411  
Profit Sharing
$354.67 - $35,555  
Commission
$3,103 - $69,531  
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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$48,364 - $165,214  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 840
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$8.00 - $30.52  
   
Overtime
$7.07 - $44.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$964 - $51,411  
   
Commission
$3,103 - $69,531  
Profit Sharing
$354.67 - $35,555  
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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$48,364 - $165,214  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 840
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Job Description for Senior Sales Executive
A senior sales executive typically has a strong sales management background, a proven track record of success in sales, and skills with executive leadership. It is vital that a senior sales executive is able to identify new markets or client prospects and also strengthen relationships with existing clients. A senior sales executive provides leadership to the sales team and fosters innovative solutions to market demands. They also must be capable of contributing to a sales team by staying educated on the products, competitors, and the market in general. Also, they need to be able to analyze and summarize sales-related data and translate that data into strategies that help the development of a product line or sales strategy. A senior sales executive generally must have a network of business contacts in mid- and senior-level management positions and a history of working with these individuals to meet business needs. Familiarity with sales tools and methods, customer relations, and product development are all important for a senior sales executive, as is a background of sales success.
Senior Sales Executive Tasks
  • Prepare and maintain records for sales leads and progress status of accounts.
  • Build relationships and identify the prospect's need for the products and/or services.
  • Sell the organization's products and/or services to established customers or develop new prospects within assigned territory.
  • Monitor market conditions, product innovations, and competitors' products, prices, and sales.
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Sales Executive
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
San Jose
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Washington
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San Francisco
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Houston
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Denver
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Minneapolis
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Dallas
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Miami
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Seattle
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National Average
$92,000
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Los Angeles
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Tampa
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Atlanta
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Experience Affects Senior Sales Executive Salaries

National Average
$92,000

Skills That Affect Senior Sales Executive Salaries

Sales Management
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National Average
$92,000
New Business Development
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Sales
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Gender
Female
32%
female alumni
 
Male
68%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
29%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 11%
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