The average salary for a Sales Account Executive in Canada is C$46,525.
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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, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Business Development, Account Sales and Strategic Sales are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Sales Account Executive
An early career Sales Account Executive with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$43,139 based on 49 salaries. A mid-career Sales Account Executive with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$49,637 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Sales Account Executive with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$58,723 based on 27 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$60,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Sales Account Executive in their job title in Vancouver, British Columbia earn an average of 29.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (15.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Mississauga, Ontario (11.1% less), Montréal, Québec (8.0% less) and Toronto, Ontario (3.3% less).
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