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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 $74K, and on average, nearly one in three of that final number comes from commissions. Cash earnings for Client Service Executives — including $40K in bonuses and $25K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $42K to $183K depending on individual performance. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Client Service Executives report high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up the majority of Client Service Executives (61 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$41,810 - $154,517
MEDIAN: $71,142

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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.
$41,810 - $154,517  
$971 - $39,732  
Profit Sharing
$981 - $24,658  
$15,260 - $60,505  
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).
$41,785 - $182,902  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 158
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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 takers who work as Client Service Executives usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, facility with Account Management and Client Interaction are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 62 percent and 5 percent, respectively. Customer Service and Customer Relations, on the other hand, are typically associated with much lower pay. Customer Relationship Management and Customer Service are also commonly seen together.

Pay by Experience Level for Client Service Executive

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

Client Service Executives who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $50K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $75K on average — a distinctly larger sum. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $97K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $134K.

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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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Client Interaction
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National Average

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Customer Relations
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Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.


61 %
39 %

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: 91% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 7%