Client Service Executive Salary

A substantial slice of final earnings for Client Service Executives (just under one in three) arrives through commissions. Median overall income in this area is approximately $75K. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Women account for the majority of Client Service Executives who responded to the questionnaire — 66 percent to be exact. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$41,295 - $150,628

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$41,295 - $150,628  
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$41,026 - $175,758  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 174
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Job Description for Client Service Executive

Client service executives act as a liaison between external customers and internal departments for their organization. They interact with clients through email, telephone, and in-person meetings, as well as interact with other employees to resolve customer concerns. They perform situation analysis to make informed decisions that benefit their client and company, as well as work with other executives to reach all organization objectives.


Client Service Executive Tasks

  • Ensure company-wide consistency in client service and sales procedures.
  • Utilize product solutions and marketing teams to refine service offerings.
  • Work with clients in support of new business opportunities, client service, and sales programs.
  • Establish goals, analyze growth, and provide accurate progress reports, forecasts, and budgets.

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Survey results suggest that Client Service Executives put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, facility with Account Management and Customer Relations are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 60 percent and 22 percent, respectively. Customer Service and Client Interaction, on the other hand, are typically associated with much lower pay. It is not unusual for someone who knows Customer Relationship Management to be familiar with Customer Service as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Client Service Executive

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

Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Client Service Executives. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $49K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $75K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $100K in this role. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $132K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Client Service Executive Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Client Service Executive Salaries

Account Management
up arrow 60%

Customer Relations
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National Average

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 1%

Client Interaction
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Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.


66 %
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 11%