Average Sales Account Executive Salary

$62,279
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$39k
MEDIAN
$62k
90%
$98k

The average salary for a Sales Account Executive is $62,279

Base Salary
$39k - $98k
Bonus
$2k - $40k
Profit Sharing
$993 - $15k
Commission
$7k - $76k
Total Pay
$41k - $123k
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What Do Sales Account Executives Do?

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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How do Sales Account Executives Rate Their Jobs?

3.7 out of 5
(73)
Highly Satisfied
28Reviews
Based on 73 responses, the job of Sales Account Executive has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.74 out of 5. On average, Sales Account Executives are highly satisfied with their job.

FAQs About Sales Account Executives

What is the highest pay for Sales Account Executives?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Sales Account Executive is $98k / year

What is the lowest pay for Sales Account Executives?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Sales Account Executive is $39k / year

How can Sales Account Executives increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Sales Account Executive is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Sales Account Executive that oversees more junior Sales Account Executives, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.