Client Service Executive Salary

A big portion of take-home pay for Client Service Executives — one-third, in fact — arrives through commissions. This profession's median overall income is approximately $76K. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Female Client Service Executives survey participants are more prevalent than men — 66 percent of professionals. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Most Client Service Executives report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$41,075 - $156,307
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.
$41,075 - $156,307  
$786 - $43,971  
Profit Sharing
$1,028 - $14,740  
$11,074 - $99,329  
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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).
$41,142 - $184,036  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 168
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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. Customer Service and Client Interaction as skills, however, tend to be associated with significantly smaller paychecks. Customer Service is a skill commonly found among those who know Customer Relationship Management.

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. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $49K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $75K. Professionals who spend a good 10 to 20 years in the workforce haul in an average of $101K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $147K on average.

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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
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Customer Relations
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National Average

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Client Interaction
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Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 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: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 9%