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Question for SaaS AE’s: Based on experience, would you prefer a below market value base salary with an excellent product and commission structure or an above market value base salary with an average product and commission structure?

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Former, mainly due to comission

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Product and commission because of the motivation. it will mean more $ down the line if you're motivated to perform better now.

I'm the reverse, but there's no right way. I like being able to feel stable, even when things are a bit up and down for me personally/with my life.

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