Account Manager, Commercial Lines Salary (United States)

Commercial Lines Account Managers in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with 55 percent bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $46,843 per year on average but can range from $33,802 to $66,058 per year. Total cash incomes of Commercial Lines Account Managers run from $33,802 to $66,058, depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $5,331, profit sharing that reaches $4,894, and some commissions of nearly $14,639. Geography and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Health benefits are not claimed by all—around one in five lack any form of coverage—but most have medical insurance, and more than half have dental, too. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Commercial Lines Account Managers. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took 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

Survey results show that Commercial Lines Account Managers typically report just a few professional 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.
Across the entire workforce, experience and pay tend to be weakly linked—those with more experience do not necessarily bring in much higher salaries. Salaries start at $41K, which grows to $46K after five to 10 years. Salary comes to $49K after 10 to 20 years. The 20-year mark seems to bring slower salary growth, and Commercial Lines Account Managers at this tenure level tend to see their incomes plateau to $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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Commercial Lines Account Managers will find that Denver offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 24 percent. 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. With compensation 11 percent below the national average, Austin is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Baltimore (-7 percent) and San Diego (-1 percent).

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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%
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