Account Manager, Commercial Lines Salary (United States)

Seasoned employees—those with more than 10 years of experience in the field—make up the largest chunk of Commercial Lines Account Managers in the United States, more than half. There is a range in pay— $33,802 to $66,058 per year—with average salary amounting to $46,843 annually. With some bonuses running north of $5,331, profit sharing proceeds occasionally surpassing $4,894, and select commissions of $14,639, total income for Commercial Lines Account Managers can range between from $34,007 to $65,042 according to individual performance. Residency and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. While some workers in this profession—21 percent—do not have any health coverage, most do receive medical benefits and more than half have dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for the better half of Commercial Lines Account Managers who claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Account Manager, Commercial Lines Salary (?
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$34,007 - $65,042
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MEDIAN: $46,191
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Account Manager, Commercial Lines Salary (?
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$13.07 - $26.45
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$34,007 - $65,042  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,331  
Profit Sharing
$347.65 - $4,894  
Commission
$0.00 - $14,639  
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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$33,802 - $66,058  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,003
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.07 - $26.45  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $40.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,331  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $14,639  
Profit Sharing
$347.65 - $4,894  
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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$33,802 - $66,058  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 158
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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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Popular Skills for Account Manager, Commercial Lines

Typical Commercial Lines Account Managers report a focused set of job skills. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Relations and Customer Service. It is often found that people who know Customer Service are also skilled in Account Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Account Manager, Commercial Lines

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Commercial Lines Account Managers, experience is not a major factor in determining pay, and incremental pay growth is standard. Starting out, salaries fall in the $41K range but grow to $46K after five to 10 years. Between 10 and 20 years, pay reaches $49K. After two decades on the job, Commercial Lines Account Managers see salary growth dwindle, averaging $51K. The majority of Commercial Lines Account Managers have only one to 10 years of practice in the field. Workers with 10 to 20 years make up the second biggest group followed by those with more than 20 years under their belt.

Pay Difference By Location

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$47,000
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Denver is home to an above-average pay rate for Commercial Lines Account Managers, 24 percent higher than the national average. Los Angeles, Atlanta, Houston, and Chicago are a few other cities that offer generous salaries, with Commercial Lines Account Managers earning around 12 percent, 8 percent, 7 percent, and 5 percent more than average. In Austin, salaries are 11 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Employers pay around -7 percent in Baltimore and -1 percent in San Diego, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Experience Affects Account Manager, Commercial Lines Salaries

National Average
$47,000

Skills That Affect Account Manager, Commercial Lines Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 235 votes.

Gender

Female
88%
female alumni
 
Male
12%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 21%
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