The average salary for Commercial Lines Account Managers in the United States is $49K annually, and pay runs especially high in New York, where the average is $66K. Commercial Lines Account Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+30 percent), Houston (+21 percent), Dallas (+19 percent), and Irvine (+14 percent). This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$35,595 - $66,715
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$36K
$49K
$67K
MEDIAN: $48,922
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$14.12 - $25.67
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$35,595 - $66,715  
   
Bonus
$485.72 - $5,187  
Profit Sharing
$97.87 - $3,020  
Commission
$0.00 - $10,151  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$34,452 - $67,266  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 773
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.12 - $25.67  
   
Overtime
$20.26 - $37.91  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$485.72 - $5,187  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $10,151  
Profit Sharing
$97.87 - $3,020  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$34,452 - $67,266  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 154
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Job Description for Account Manager, Commercial Lines

An account manager for commercial lines performs tasks such as reviewing, maintaining, and creating client databases. This may include auditing, billing, and reviewing and updating shipping and sales policies with clients. A commercial lines account manager must stay up to date on systems technology, billing software, and company policy at all times. This is also a position that requires substantive interpersonal skills; an account manager must spend a regular portion of each month with clients (whether nationally or internationally) building rapport while representing the company. Account managers for commercial lines typically must have at least a high school diploma or equivalent, with added insurance experience a plus. Proficiency with Microsoft Office is required. People skills - including the ability to successfully negotiate contracts and develop clientele base - is an absolute necessity.

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Account Manager, Commercial Lines Tasks

  • Manage sales and customer service of existing accounts.
  • Process sales orders and provide service to customer accounts.
  • Develop new business sales leads.

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Survey results imply that Commercial Lines Account Managers put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Customer Relationship Management, Account Management, Insurance, and Sales are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Customer Service. Most people experienced in Account Management also know Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Account Manager, Commercial Lines

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $41K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $47K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $51K. Commercial Lines Account Managers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $54K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,258

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What is it like working as an Account Manager, Commercial Lines?

Account Manager, Commercial Lines in Phoenix:
"Commercial Insurance Account Management/Servicing."
Pros: I enjoy learning about the intricacies of different types of business, and of the potential risks they all face as a result of their operations. I enjoy helping people find the best solution to their insurance problems, and assisting them with any needs they may have.
Cons: Many people do not understand their coverages, and would rather argue when it seems too expensive, than weigh the pros and cons. It can be emotionally draining when it becomes a constant uphill battle.

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Experience Affects Account Manager, Commercial Lines Salaries



National Average
$48,000



Skills That Affect Account Manager, Commercial Lines Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Account Management
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National Average
$48,000

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Customer Relations
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Sales
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Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 132 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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