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Client Service Executive Salary

Total annual pay for Client Service Executives is approximately $76K, and commissions account for a significant portion of this final number — around one in three on average. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. The majority of Client Service Executives claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Client Service Executives survey participants are largely women, dominating at 66 percent. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$41,659 - $157,069
MEDIAN: $73,071

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$41,659 - $157,069  
$811 - $41,084  
Profit Sharing
$1,028 - $14,740  
$16,500 - $70,000  
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).
$41,684 - $185,029  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 164

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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 show that Client Service Executives use a fair number of skills. Most notably, facility with Account Management and Customer Relations are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 58 percent and 20 percent, respectively. Those listing Customer Service and Client Interaction as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Experience with Customer Relationship Management is often linked with knowledge of Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Client Service Executive

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

Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Client Service Executives. The average beginner in this position makes around $48K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $75K. On average, Client Service Executives make $99K following one to two decades on the job. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $148K.

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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 58%

Customer Relations
up arrow 20%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

National Average

Client Interaction
up arrow 4%

Customer Service
up arrow 38%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 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: 89% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 9%