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The Highest Paying Sales Jobs in 2022

RepVue Editorial Team
RepVue Editorial TeamAug 03, 2022

A new article with the highest paying sales jobs for 2024 can be found here!


Sales is a profession that has always had its ups and downs. While the role of sales professionals is evolving as technology advances and human connection becomes more valuable than ever, there are still many high-paying sales jobs available for the best salespeople. In 2022, there will be approximately 4 million sales representatives in the United States alone—and that number doesn’t even include managers or other roles in a business’s sales department. Pretty wild. But we all want to know where you can make the most right? Well you came to the right place, these are the highest paying sales jobs in 2022 according to RepVue data:

These are the highest paying sales jobs in 2022 based on OTE

1. Google Cloud ($350,000) – Strategic Account Executive – Key Accounts:

Number 1 on the list is Google Cloud. They are a branch of Google and parent company Alphabet. Google Cloud offers a variety of cloud products. From them, “Find out how computing power delivered everywhere, for everyone, is transforming business with Google Cloud, Google Workspace, Google Maps API, and Chrome & Android devices. Learn more about our Cloud Customer Care Portfolio that can flex and grow with your business.” The top earners here can make a staggering $860,000 or more. Great company to have a sales job at.

2. Yext ($340,000) – Enterprise Account Executive:

Yext is a software company from New York. They help with placing your business in listings all over the internet and have multiple other products nowadays including AI search, social monitoring, and more. From them “With the explosion of information and data online, search has never been more important.” As a top performer at Yext, you can expect to make somewhere around $900,000.

3. Slack ($337,000) – Strategic Account Executive – Key Accounts:

You probably are familiar with Slack at this point, the popular “email replacement” tool that helps teams communicate better. In this role, you manage the relationships with large enterprises. The pay isn’t too shabby either. They have a $337,000 OTE and the top performers can earn up to $961,300.

4. New Relic ($328,000) – Strategic Account Executive – Key Accounts:

New Relic helps engineers and developers do their best work every day — using data, not opinions — at every stage of the software lifecycle. Here, key strategic account executives can expect an OTE over $300,000 and the top earners can make $480,000+.

5. Okta ($319,000) – Strategic Account Executive – Key Accounts:

Okta is the leading independent identity provider. The Okta Identity Cloud enables organizations to securely connect the right people to the right technologies at the right time. They also acquired Auth0. OTEs here will be upwards of $300k. Top performers can make $940,000+. Interested in getting a sales job with Okta? Me too.

6. ($317,500) – Strategic Account Executive – Key Accounts:

Pendo, a fellow North Carolina company, has great pay for their sales reps. A little about what they do:

Pendo helps people adopt software more quickly and successfully. Their customers include the world’s leading software companies and digital enterprises, including Verizon, RE/MAX, LabCorp, OpenTable, Okta, Salesforce, and Zendesk.

Top sales reps here can bring in $500,000+. This is why it makes the list for the highest paying sales jobs in 2022!

7. Confluent ($314,000) – Enterprise Account Executive:

From them, “Confluent is pioneering a fundamentally new category of data infrastructure focused on data in motion.” Here you can expect an OTE around $300k. Currently our data is showing 56% of the team is hitting quota. 

8. MovableInk ($312,000) – Strategic Account Executive – Key Accounts:

Headquartered in NY, the world’s most innovative brands rely on Movable Ink to accelerate their marketing performance. OTE is around $300,000 and top earners can bring in $790,000, making it an awesome sales job to have. 

9. Tanium ($311,300) – Enterprise Account Executive:

From them, “See, control and protect every endpoint, everywhere, with the only Converged Endpoint Management (XEM) platform. It’s time for a convergence”. The sales reps here can make great money as well. Around $300k for the OTE and top performers are reported to bring in $796,000+.

10. Auth0 ($311,000) – Enterprise Account Executive:

Auth0, which was acquired by another member of this list, Okta, has great compensation for their sales reps. Top earners here can bring in a million dollars plus. Wow. As you can see, tech sales is a great place to make a living.

This concludes our list of the highest paying sales jobs in 2022!

If you are interested in viewing the full salary data sets to see which sales jobs are paying the most at any time, you can go to one of the lists below:

Enterprise Account Executive Salary Data

Strategic Account Executive Salary Data

If you would like to see a list of great sales jobs available now, check out the page below:

Open Tech Sales Jobs


As technology advances and human connection becomes more valuable than ever, sales careers will continue to evolve and offer great opportunities to top performers.

If you have these skills and want a stable future in sales that affords you the opportunity for career advancement, then a sales job could be right for you.

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