Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Sales Account Executive is $49,032
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Sales Account Executives?
An early career Sales Account Executive with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $49,355 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Sales Account Executive with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 3 salaries.
What Do Sales Account Executives Do?
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
- 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.