Account Manager Salary

The average pay for an Account Manager is $51,181 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, and Account Sales.

$35,494 - $81,902
$35K
$52K
$82K
MEDIAN: $51,674
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50%
90%

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$12.16 - $24.88
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MEDIAN: $17.15
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$0$89K
Salary $35,494 - $81,902
Bonus $512 - $19,621
Profit Sharing $98.39 - $10,148
Commission $30.00 - $35,907
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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$34,235 - $89,144
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12,045
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $12.16 - $24.88
Hourly Tips $2.38
Overtime $16.24 - $38.90
Annual Data $0$89K
Bonus $512 - $19,621
Commission $30.00 - $35,907
Profit Sharing $98.39 - $10,148
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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$34,235 - $89,144
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,869

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Account Manager

Pay by Experience for an Account Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Account Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 7,830 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Account Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 3,945 salaries. An experienced Account Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 2,972 salaries. An Account Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 1,140 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,841

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Account Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Account Manager?

Account Manager in New York:
"More art than science."
Pros: Communicating with clients and providing solutions that actually provide value and ROi on their investment. Maintaining relationships, making proposals, strategically suggesting solutions. Flexibility of where to work from.
Cons: Lack of support from management, Lack of investment in education. Company culture is lacking.

Account Manager in Sacramento:
"It's a lot of work. Constant tasks."
Pros: I love working with clients and getting to know what they want so that I can bring their idess and mine together to put forth the right product that suits them well.
Cons: Forgetting something and getting the hammer for it no matter what. I have a lot on my plate besides the managing accounts. I do design work as well and also give ideas to the small yard accounts. I can only do my designs on the weekend and that's my time. I am not receiving any commissions like I was told.

Account Manager in Canton:
Pros: The patients and out comes to encourage home going statuses.
Cons: The company had ego problems and always tried to cut your pay. No ceus given and if slow never placed you in another facility to make up your time.

Account Manager in Beverly:
"Corporate culture."
Pros: I am good at it. I like the people I work with.
Cons: The pay and lack of marketing freedom.

Account Manager in Overland Park:
"High stress and demanding."
Pros: Interactions and achievement.
Cons: Boss over you all the time.

Account Manager in Salt Lake City:
Pros: Flexible, fun, different, it changes every day.
Cons: Stress, it is up to me whether we succeed or fail.

Account Manager in San Francisco:
"--"
Pros: Meeting teachers. Making connections.
Cons: Weird hours. East coast hours. Things.

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Key Stats for Account Manager

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2175 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Account Manager Salaries

▲22%

▲18%

▲11%

National Average
$53,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Account Manager Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2175 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 16%
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