The average pay for an Account Manager is $48,826 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 Contract Negotiation and Account Sales.
Account Manager Total Pay (?
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$32,799 - $76,839
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Account Manager Total Pay (?
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$11.21 - $23.78
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$32,799 - $76,839  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,672  
Profit Sharing
$292.93 - $9,933  
Commission
$0.00 - $31,014  
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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$32,200 - $85,379  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 13,281
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.21 - $23.78  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $2.34  
Overtime
$13.67 - $36.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,672  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $31,014  
Profit Sharing
$292.93 - $9,933  
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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$32,200 - $85,379  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 13,281
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Job Description for Account Manager
An Account Manager is a very important role for most companies. This position can encompass a wide range of duties and is best suited to a sociable outgoing personality. Communication skills are a must as well as a solid work ethic. This position may require a college degree and/or previous sales experience. Good organizational skills and computer skills are also essential to solid job performance. Some flexibility with hours and travel may be required depending on individual business needs.
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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 Costa Mesa:
"Account Management."
Pros: Managing accounts for the world's largest distributors, direct marketers, telecommunications company's. Developing business processes and spearheading the adaptation of top tier business software (For example, Salesforce). Understanding every facet of the business and being a key asset that many people turn to for assistance, including executives.
Cons: Extremely high stress levels and an unreasonable workload for the pay structure. Lack of support roles to uplift and allow me to truly realize my potential.
Account Manager in New Orleans:
Pros: Friendly environment, good co-workers.
Cons: Stress level, lack of collaboration, lack of transparency, benefits, lack of training, not many opportunities to take courses to further our knowledge.
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$50,000

Skills That Affect Account Manager Salaries

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Gender
Female
57%
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Male
43%
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Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 14%
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