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Account Manager, Commercial Lines Salary (United States)

Commercial Lines Account Managers in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent slightly more than half of Commercial Lines Account Managers. Salaries average out to around $46K annually and spread from $34K to $66K per year. Bonuses, profit sharing, and commission all factor into final incomes for Commercial Lines Account Managers. Ranging between $34K near the bottom and $66K near the top, total earnings can include up to $5K from bonuses and up to $5K from profit sharing, with a high-performing minority reaping commissions of $15K. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Although approximately one-fifth lack health benefits of any kind, most do enjoy medical insurance, and slightly more than half get dental coverage, too. Female Commercial Lines Account Managers far outnumber their male contemporaries in the field. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The figures in this overview are derived from 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  
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  
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

Professional skills reported by Commercial Lines Account Managers are few in number. Most notably, skills in Account Management, Insurance, Customer Service, and Customer Relations are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Customer Relations and Customer Service. Those educated in Customer Service tend to be well versed 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, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $41K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $46K on average — a distinctly larger sum. On average, Commercial Lines Account Managers make $49K following one to two decades on the job. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $51K. Commercial Lines Account Managers with one to 10 years in the field are most commonly found while those with 10 to 20 years of experience are harder to spot. The rarest group is those with more than 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Denver
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Los Angeles
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Atlanta
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Houston
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Chicago
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National Average
$47,000
San Diego
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Oklahoma City
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Baltimore
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Austin
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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. Other big spenders include Los Angeles, Atlanta, Houston, and Chicago, top-paying cities where Commercial Lines Account Managers see paychecks higher than average (+12 percent, +8 percent, +7 percent, and +5 percent). In Austin, salaries are 11 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Baltimore and San Diego (7 percent lower and 1 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Account Manager, Commercial Lines Salaries

National Average
$47,000

Skills That Affect Account Manager, Commercial Lines Salaries

Account Management
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National Average
$47,000
Insurance
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Customer Service
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Customer Relations
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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%