Account Specialist Salary (United States)

An Account Specialist earns an average salary of $39,801 per year. A skill in Customer Relationship Management (CRM) is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Account Specialist Salary (?
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$29,549 - $59,968
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MEDIAN: $39,801
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Account Specialist Salary (?
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$11.33 - $21.72
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$29,549 - $59,968  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,130  
Profit Sharing
$391.49 - $4,249  
Commission
$0.00 - $24,747  
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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$27,089 - $57,015  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 403
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.33 - $21.72  
   
Overtime
$15.14 - $37.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,130  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $24,747  
Profit Sharing
$391.49 - $4,249  
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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$27,089 - $57,015  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 278
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Job Description for Account Specialist

The account specialist contacts potential customers, handles the needs of existing customers, and closes sales. Their main task is to provide support for the specific region to which they are assigned, contacting customers, creating price quotes, and accepting and processing new orders. Account specialists work directly with external customers on a daily basis and provide direct support to the sales department. Their day-to-day responsibilities vary, but typical tasks include seeking out and contacting potential customers, requesting and scheduling sample product orders, coordinating customer meetings, cold calling, generating sales leads, receiving new purchase orders, and reviewing orders. Account specialists must also develop new customer contacts and sales opportunities.
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Account Specialist Tasks
  • Resolves customer problems, recommends modifications to products/services, and coordinates sales negotiation between customers and organization.
  • Solicits and maintains contact with current and prospect key accounts.
  • Provides feedback on market to organizations for sales forecasting.

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Pay by Experience Level for Account Specialist

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Pay Difference By Location

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Philadelphia
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New York
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Houston
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Minneapolis
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Denver
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Seattle
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National Average
$38,000
Atlanta
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Cincinnati
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Louisville
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San Antonio
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Experience Affects Account Specialist Salaries

National Average
$38,000

Skills That Affect Account Specialist Salaries

Account Management
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Customer Service Metrics
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Customer Service
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Microsoft Office
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National Average
$38,000
Accounts Payable
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
75%
female alumni
 
Male
25%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 14%
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