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Account Manager, Commercial Lines Salary

Commercial Lines Account Managers who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up slightly less than three-fifths of Commercial Lines Account Managers. Pay fluctuates from $34K to $67K per year, but expected earnings average $47K per year. Total cash payments to Commercial Lines Account Managers include potential for bonuses, profit sharing and commission. In exceptional cases, the first two can peak near $5K each, and the last component can even exceed $15K (albeit rarely); this causes total cash payments to vary between $34K and $67K. Geography and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority (89 percent) of Commercial Lines Account Managers who took the survey are female. Job satisfaction for Commercial Lines Account Managers is high. Health benefits are not claimed by all — close to a fifth lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and just over a half have dental, too. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$34,348 - $66,011
(Median)
$34K
$47K
$66K
MEDIAN: $46,964
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$13.38 - $26.38
(Median)
$13
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$34,348 - $66,011  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,223  
Profit Sharing
$347.65 - $5,011  
Commission
$0.00 - $14,720  
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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$34,016 - $67,130  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 987
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.38 - $26.38  
   
Overtime
$11.93 - $40.01  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,223  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $14,720  
Profit Sharing
$347.65 - $5,011  
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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$34,016 - $67,130  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 160

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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. 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.


Commercial Lines Account Managers do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $41K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $46K. Commercial Lines Account Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $49K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $52K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Commercial Lines Account Managers, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 55 percent above the national average. Commercial Lines Account Managers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+40 percent), Boston (+30 percent), Denver (+24 percent), and Los Angeles (+20 percent). Trailing the national average by 10 percent, Las Vegas is the market with the smallest paychecks. Baltimore and Austin are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 8 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively.

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$47,000



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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 227 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

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