Account Development Manager Salary

Commissions form a big slice (just under a third) of total compensation for Account Development Managers. The median income in this area hovers around $67K. Most Account Development Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The majority of Account Development Managers (60 percent) survey respondents are male. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$38,178 - $89,094
MEDIAN: $61,310

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$38,178 - $89,094  
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$42,000 - $124,688  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 77
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Job Description for Account Development Manager

  • Establish high-quality relationships to improve account retention and gain referrals to new clients.
  • Manage potential clients through the purchase process, answering all questions and ensuring that their needs are met.
  • Generate new revenue streams from existing clients by selling additional products and services.
  • Develop an understanding of clients’ business needs and use this knowledge to demonstrate the value of company products and services.

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Job skills reported by Account Development Managers are limited. Most notably, facility with Technical Sales and Sales are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 34 percent and 29 percent, respectively.

Pay by Experience Level for

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

For Account Development Managers, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $61K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $67K. Account Development Managers bring in $85K after working for 10 to 20 years. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $86K.

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Experience Affects Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Salaries

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National Average

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.


40 %
60 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 13%