Channel Account Manager Salary

The median total income of Channel Account Managers is around $85K, and for the average worker in this area, a good chunk of that (nearly one-third, in fact) comes from commissions. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Channel Account Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Male Channel Account Managers who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (66 percent) are men. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$43,921 - $114,120
MEDIAN: $69,256

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National Salary Data (?
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$43,921 - $114,120  
$1,014 - $48,858  
Profit Sharing
$5,918 - $55,752  
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).
$48,394 - $145,813  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 179
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Job Description for Channel Account Manager

Channel account managers are responsible for maintaining strong relationships with clients for various businesses. Generally, these account managers must arrange situations which allow for colleagues within their businesses to meet and converse for the greater good of the company; be it selling a product or brainstorming ways to increase revenue, the channel account manager is responsible for overseeing this creation.


Channel Account Manager Tasks

  • Facilitate product and sales training.
  • Establish and maintain account plans to promote sales growth.
  • Identify, recruit and develop channel partners.
  • Develop key KPIs and track progress.

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Pay by Experience Level for Channel Account Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

For many Channel Account Managers, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $63K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $90K. After one to two decades on the job, professionals can reap plentiful salaries that average out to the six-figure sum of $106K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $128K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Experience Affects Channel Account Manager Salaries

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Skills That Affect Channel Account Manager Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.


34 %
66 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 6%