Account Manager Salary

The average pay for an Account Manager is $50,761 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Strategic Sales, Contract Negotiation, Sales Management, and Account Sales.

$34,664 - $81,045
(Median)
$35K
$51K
$81K
MEDIAN: $50,760
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$11.69 - $24.37
(Median)
$12
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$24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$34,664 - $81,045  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,647  
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $10,361  
Commission
$0.00 - $35,825  
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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$33,999 - $90,441  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16,354
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.69 - $24.37  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.98  
Overtime
$14.89 - $36.99  
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$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,647  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $35,825  
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $10,361  
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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$33,999 - $90,441  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,098
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Job Description for Account Manager

Account managers are responsible for managing relationships with specific customers for their organization, including completing sales. These managers must have a thorough knowledge of their organization's products and services and need to be able to make targeted pitches for current and future clients. While account managers frequently work full time in an office setting, they may travel to conduct meetings and demonstrations for clients. In addition to staying up to date on their organization's offerings, account managers must also stay up to date on innovations and trends in their field and how they might affect clients' operations and needs. Account managers are often required to coach, mentor and/or train new hires or more junior employees as well. These managers must follow procedures and guidelines established by their organization at all times.

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Account Manager Tasks

  • Develop new business opportunities with existing clients by promoting company products and services.
  • Improve customer satisfaction by improving responsiveness and anticipating customer needs.
  • Help on-board new clients and provide customer service to assigned customer accounts.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,562

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Account Manager Reviews

What is it like working as an Account Manager?

Account Manager in Jacksonville:
"Account Manager."
Pros: I enjoy working in a fast pace high volume atmosphere where there are daily task to be completed and communicating the work load in equal distribution the team is important.I have to set a professional tone as I meet daily with my peers of Managers and Administrators.
Cons: Dealing with the culture and corporate management gives me the flexibility to grow to the next level.

Account Manager in Charlotte:
"Good small company that is "growing""
Pros: Management is accessible and actually listen to suggestions and feedback. I like the group of people I work with. Office is very nice and we have a gym on site.
Cons: Expectation to constantly be on the phone. Taking time off around the holidays is discouraged/not fun for me because of the significant increase in workload at the end of the year. Returning to work after being out is miserable due to "dedicated" AM structure.

Account Manager in Boston:
Pros: Work flexibility, office conditions, the management, ability to have my hands in all aspects of the business.
Cons: Work long hours, feel under paid for level of workload.

Account Manager in Seattle:
"Little room for growth, decent pay and benefits."
Pros: Great, enthusiastic young professional work environment with great work perks and benefits.
Cons: Leadership is lacking or non-existent, very cliquey and little direction for managers or team leads.

Account Manager in Herndon:
"High Stress Level, Wear Multiple Hats."
Pros: My customers and accomplishing my customer's mission within their organization.
Cons: I wear many "hats" and have to help other's with their own job.

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Experience Affects Account Manager Salaries




National Average
$53,000


Skills That Affect Account Manager Salaries






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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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$53,000

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Customer Relations
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Marketing Communications
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2771 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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