Client Relations Specialist Salary

Salaries for Client Relations Specialists in the United States average out at around $41K per year, but New York employers pay the most, offering approximately $54K on average. Client Relations Specialists will also find cushy salaries in Nashville (+19 percent), Philadelphia (+12 percent), Scottsdale (+7 percent), and Phoenix (+4 percent). The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,014 - $56,340
$31K
$41K
$56K
MEDIAN: $40,786
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$12.34 - $21.11
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MEDIAN: $16.31
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$31,014 - $56,340  
   
Bonus
$1,085 - $10,045  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
Commission
$8,000  
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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$29,360 - $55,783  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 143
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.34 - $21.11  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.10  
Overtime
$19.00 - $30.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$1,085 - $10,045  
   
Commission
$8,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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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$29,360 - $55,783  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 73

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Job Description for Client Relations Specialist

Client relations specialists are required in a variety of fields that provide services or products to clients. Some examples of fields that use client relations specialists are financial institutions, manufacturing companies, medical facilities, and construction companies. This is often a marketing position, in which the specialist will learn about client needs and then suggest products that will benefit them. This may involve following leads or doing research in order to find new clients. Strong writing, verbal, and people skills are important to be able to communicate with clients in a variety of ways.

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Client Relations Specialist Tasks

  • Evaluate client profiles to understand and recommend new product offerings to increase revenue flow.
  • Provide clients with excellent experience and facilitate client retention by building strong customer-relationships.
  • Manage information databases and client contact plans to develop each client profile and continually assess and anticipate their needs.

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Popular Skills for Client Relations Specialist


Survey results imply that Client Relations Specialists put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, facility with Data Analysis, Oral / Verbal Communication, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 22 percent, 15 percent, and 4 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Sales, Account Management, and Customer Service. The majority of those who know Customer Relations also know Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

Pay by Experience Level for Client Relations Specialist

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


Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $40K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $41K. Client Relations Specialists who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $43K. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Client Relations Specialists report making only $40K on average.

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Key Stats for Client Relations Specialist

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Client Relations Specialist Salaries

▲6%

▲1%

National Average
$40,000

▼1%

Late-Career
▼1%

Skills That Affect Client Relations Specialist Salaries

Data Analysis
▲22%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲15%


Customer Relations
▼0%

National Average
$40,000

Client Interaction
▼2%


Account Management
▼6%

Sales
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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