Client Relations Specialist Salary

Client Relations Specialists earn around $41K annually on average in the United States, but employers pay the most in New York, offering approximately $54K at the median. Client Relations Specialists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Nashville (+19 percent), Philadelphia (+12 percent), Scottsdale (+6 percent), and Phoenix (+4 percent). Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$31,474 - $56,398
$31K
$41K
$56K
MEDIAN: $41,088
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$12.67 - $21.54
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MEDIAN: $16.78
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$31,474 - $56,398  
   
Bonus
$1,175 - $10,174  
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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$29,907 - $56,224  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 154
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.67 - $21.54  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.10  
Overtime
$19.26 - $30.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$1,175 - $10,174  
   
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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$29,907 - $56,224  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 81

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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, 14 percent, and 4 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Sales, Account Management, and Customer Service. Those educated in Customer Relations tend to be well versed in Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

Pay by Experience Level for Client Relations Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Client Relations Specialist has a neutral trend. An entry-level Client Relations Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 159 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Client Relations Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 53 salaries. An experienced Client Relations Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 32 salaries. A Client Relations Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 12 salaries.

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Key Stats for Client Relations Specialist

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Client Relations Specialist Salaries

▲5%

▲1%

National Average
$40,000

▼1%

Late-Career
▼1%

Skills That Affect Client Relations Specialist Salaries

Data Analysis
▲22%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲14%


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 31 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 13%
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