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Revealing the numbers for sales commission payouts at private companies

Using data from J. Thelander Consulting, we’ve put together a collection of charts illustrating how much salespeople in a variety of roles are earning in commission.

Compensation for a salesperson at a private company depends on a variety of factors: Commission structure and job title are a few of them.

Based on its 2017 Private Company Compensation Report, J. Thelander Consulting has exclusive commission data for people working in all levels of sales at VC- and PE-backed companies. Below, we’ve put together a collection of charts illustrating dollar-figure commission payouts for a variety of sales roles.

The latest survey from J. Thelander Consulting is open now: The resulting report will provide information on private company year-end merit increases, option pools & secondary markets. CLICK HERE to participate; all participants will receive a complimentary report.

The charts below reflect data on sales commission payouts from last year:

Here’s the link to Thelander’s private company year-end merit increase, option pool & secondary markets survey.

For more on private company and investment firm compensation, check out other articles PitchBook has published with J. Thelander Consulting. And click here to contact J. Thelander Consulting directly.

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    Written by Dana Olsen

    Dana Olsen was a senior writer at PitchBook, covering all things venture capital. She has a BA from UC Santa Barbara and a JD from Loyola Law School.

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