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Client Service Executive Salary

Commissions comprise a big part of overall income for Client Service Executives. The median take-home amount in this area is around $76K, and on average, approximately one in three of that final number comes from commissions. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. The majority of Client Service Executives (65 percent) who took the survey are female. Most Client Service Executives report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$41,512 - $157,905
MEDIAN: $73,663

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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.
$41,512 - $157,905  
$814 - $40,963  
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).
$41,550 - $186,084  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 160

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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 use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, facility with Account Management and Customer Relations are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 57 percent and 19 percent, respectively. Those listing Customer Service as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Employees educated in Customer Relationship Management are typically practiced in Customer Service, too.

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. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $49K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $76K on average — a distinctly larger sum. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $96K. Deeply experienced professionals who boast more than 20 years of experience haul in an ample $148K on average.

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Experience Affects Client Service Executive Salaries

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up arrow 25%


National Average

up arrow 36%

Skills That Affect Client Service Executive Salaries

Account Management
up arrow 57%

Customer Relations
up arrow 19%

National Average

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 1%

Client Interaction
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 39%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.


65 %
35 %

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: 90% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 8%