Account Manager Salary

The average pay for an Account Manager is $50,315 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Strategic Sales, Contract Negotiation, Account Sales, and Sales Management.

$34,337 - $79,759
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$34K
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MEDIAN: $50,315
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$11.58 - $24.26
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$34,337 - $79,759  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,394  
Profit Sharing
$308.68 - $10,101  
Commission
$0.00 - $34,938  
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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$33,690 - $88,861  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14,042
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.58 - $24.26  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $2.36  
Overtime
$14.67 - $37.12  
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$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,394  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $34,938  
Profit Sharing
$308.68 - $10,101  
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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$33,690 - $88,861  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,818
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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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What is it like working as an Account Manager?

Account Manager in Tylertown:
"Account Manager."
Pros: Being a Floor Tech, payroll being a roll model for the other employees showing them what and how to do things having meetings and doing projects.
Cons: The most least thing is when I have to write someone up, because their not doing their job or having to fire them.

Account Manager in New York:
"Motivated and Fun Team."
Pros: The job is dynamic and there is some variance in daily tasks and responsibilities. Company culture is hardworking, but fun and approachable. Clients are primarily responsive and good natured. The company is filled with inspired and talented young professionals.
Cons: There is some lack of internal communication which leads to a lack of trust.

Account Manager in New York:
"Trying to find out more."
Pros: I love the product and the design. I love my upper management team and those on the same level.
Cons: Culture is immature and childish. Executives take advantage of people.

Account Manager in Milwaukee:
Pros: Flexible hours, Faith in the product/service, Autonomy, focus on relationships (Business Development), company pays for memberships to multiple chamber groups, I get to work with people, yet still find time for myself. No micro-management.
Cons: Empty Authority to implement change, lack of management support, not enough paid time off,

Account Manager in New York:
"It's Been Great! Not Really Into Advertising Though."
Pros: The company - great music, great camaraderie, there's a beer cart. It's a great atmosphere.
Cons: I don't get proper guidance, I make a lot of mistakes, I'm not really into advertising but it pays the bills and there will always be a job.

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Experience Affects Account Manager Salaries




National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Account Manager Salaries






Account Management
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Data Analysis
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Client Interaction
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National Average
$52,000

Customer Relations
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2660 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 14%
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