The average salary for a Sales Account Executive in Australia is AU$58,664.
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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. Sales account executives must deliver sales pitches to potential clients through methods such as in-person communications, phone calls, and video conferencing. They must be able to develop …Read more
Sales Account Executive Tasks
- 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.
- Research and understand market drivers and customer needs.
- Represent the organization in trade shows, business associations, and local or national events.
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Popular Skills for Sales Account Executive
Skills in Account Management, Account Sales, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Business Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Sales Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Sales Account Executive
An entry-level Sales Account Executive with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$49,932 based on 6 salaries. An early career Sales Account Executive with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$56,672 based on 74 salaries. A mid-career Sales Account Executive with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$70,091 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Sales Account Executive with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$64,666 based on 28 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$57,391.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Sales Account Executive in their job title in Adelaide, South Australia earn an average of 19.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Melbourne, Victoria (4.7% more) and Brisbane, Queensland (3.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Perth, Western Australia (3.7% less).
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