The average salary for an Entry-Level Account Manager is $46,657 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Strategic Sales and Contract Negotiation.

$33,453 - $70,084
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MEDIAN: $46,656
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$11.39 - $22.08
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$33,453 - $70,084  
   
Bonus
$498.51 - $15,039  
Profit Sharing
$193.92 - $10,130  
Commission
$486.33 - $29,457  
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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$31,519 - $75,424  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6,970
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.39 - $22.08  
   
Hourly Tips
$5.30  
Overtime
$15.06 - $35.62  
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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$498.51 - $15,039  
   
Commission
$486.33 - $29,457  
Profit Sharing
$193.92 - $10,130  
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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$31,519 - $75,424  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,173

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National Average: $47,675

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Account Manager Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Account Manager in Washington:
"Go Above and Beyond."
Always do more than what is expected and show that you are self driven and self motivated. Make sure your customers see it and your supervisors appreciate it. Stand out. If you do your job well you will make your customers job easier driving the best praise and respect.

Account Manager in Buffalo:
"Look for advancement opportunities when they arise."
Be a yes man when it comes to new opportunities, and do not be afraid to negotiate once you have a good understanding of the business.

Account Manager in Phoenix:
"Learn the solutions 3-5 at a time as Monster has over 100+"
Sit with your manager 1:1 each day on what you need to learn more on and what is working.

Account Manager in Chicago:
Be able to learn on your feet and while you will make mistakes, it is imperative to become better from them.

Account Manager in La Jolla:
"With I had taken some graphic design courses."
Start early, and get your foot in the door with a company you can grow with. Especially in large cities, sales jobs are competitive and 99.9% of them require previous experience. Pay your dues, slowly move up the sales ladder, and appreciate the early-on 'grunt' work because hitting the pavement and cold calling skills really do come in handy down the line.

Account Manager in Redmond:
"If you except low pay you hurt us all..."
Women we're still in the dark ages; do not take less than a man would for this job. It's a lot of work and you are licensed professional. Except nothing less than equal pay for equal work.

Account Manager in Beaumont:
"Engineering is the way to make instant $"
My customers and my company need engineers, there simply are too few. They are paid top dollar and will always be in short supply.

Key Stats for Account Manager

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1154 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
16%
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Skills That Affect Account Manager Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1154 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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