Field Sales Executive Salary

The median total income of Field Sales Executives is around $69K, and for the average worker in this area, a good chunk of that (slightly less than a third, in fact) comes from commissions. Cash earnings for Field Sales Executives — which occasionally include more than $50K from bonuses and more than $15K from profit sharing — stretch from around $35K to approximately $122K. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Female Field Sales Executives are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (62 percent) are women. The majority of Field Sales Executives claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,208 - $109,367
$35K
$59K
$110K
MEDIAN: $59,436
10%
50%
90%

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$11.45 - $23.35
$19
MEDIAN: $19.00
50%

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$0$136K
Salary $35,208 - $109,367
Bonus $1,939 - $48,936
Profit Sharing $582 - $10,304
Commission $9,799 - $63,000
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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$35,866 - $136,670
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 133
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $19.00
Hourly Tips $3.20
Overtime $36.00
Annual Data $0$136K
Bonus $1,939 - $48,936
Commission $9,799 - $63,000
Profit Sharing $582 - $10,304
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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$35,866 - $136,670
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

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Job Description for Field Sales Executive

Field sales executives are the head of the sales department that leaves a business to make its sales. Field sales executives function much the same as other sales executives, except that they must work with a different approach, as their employees actually go out into public to make their sales. They must possess great team leadership and intuition into what may cause a customer to make a purchase.

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Field Sales Executive Tasks

  • Identify and track contact information for prospective customers from a variety of sources.
  • Document and report on sales, customer interactions, and forecasting.
  • Track stock levels and delivery times to communicate about timing.
  • Initiate sales contact, answer questions and follow through to completion.

Common Career Paths for Field Sales Executive


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Field Sales Executives often transition into Senior Sales Executive positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Senior Sales Executives earn $89K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Field Sales Executive

Pay by Experience for a Field Sales Executive has a positive trend. An entry-level Field Sales Executive with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 43 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Field Sales Executive with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Field Sales Executive which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 51 salaries. A Field Sales Executive with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 22 salaries.

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Key Stats for Field Sales Executive

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Field Sales Executive Salaries

Late-Career
▲16%

▲9%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$69,000

Entry-Level
▼26%

Skills That Affect Field Sales Executive Salaries

Account Sales
▲19%

Technical Sales
▲14%

Sales Management
▲4%

▲3%

Contract Negotiation
▲2%

Field Sales
▲1%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲1%

National Average
$69,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 10%
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