A big portion of take-home pay for Channel Account Managers — more than a third, in fact — arrives through commissions. This profession's median overall income is approximately $87K. Geographic location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men working as Channel Account Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 52 percent. The majority of Channel Account Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$44,792 - $121,217
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MEDIAN: $71,729
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,792 - $121,217  
   
Bonus
$3,915 - $51,521  
Commission
$12,529 - $69,038  
Total Pay (?
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$50,127 - $148,210  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 128
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.75  
   
Overtime
$41.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$3,915 - $51,521  
   
Commission
$12,529 - $69,038  
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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$50,127 - $148,210  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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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.

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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.


Channel Account Managers generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $65K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $96K. Six-figure salaries surface after one to two decades on the job — experienced professionals in this group reap a six-figure median of $103K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $128K.

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Experience Affects Channel Account Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 47%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$87,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Channel Account Manager Salaries


National Average
$87,000

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Sales
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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