Global Account Manager Salary

A Global Account Manager earns an average salary of $97,962 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Technical Sales, Strategic Sales, and Sales.

$51,685 - $152,626
MEDIAN: $97,962

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$51,685 - $152,626  
$2,959 - $41,459  
Profit Sharing
$983 - $15,361  
$9,000 - $96,317  
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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).
$58,535 - $191,136  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 305
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Job Description for Global Account Manager

A global account manager manages their company's relationships with consumers and other businesses. They are also in charge of making sure their company is strategically positioned to engage new clients. Additionally, global account managers are responsible for developing, leading, and managing key account negotiations, as well as ensuring the company meets revenue quotas on a global scale. Other tasks performed by these managers include developing solutions that best address customer needs, coordinating with other departments and employees as needed, and working constantly with clients to ensure their needs are being met.


Global Account Manager Tasks

  • Review account budgets and pricing, improving cost effectiveness.
  • Maintain and grow positive client relationships, liaising between clients and management.
  • Manage important global accounts and related activities.
  • Analyze account data and provide predictions to management.

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Pay by Experience Level for Global Account Manager

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $118,718

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Global Account Manager Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Global Account Manager in Chicago:
"Who knew."
I would recommend IT track in college. Getting into sales is pretty easy, but breaking into technology sales is more difficult without experience or background.

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Experience Affects Global Account Manager Salaries

National Average

up arrow 45%

Skills That Affect Global Account Manager Salaries

Technical Sales
up arrow 27%

up arrow 11%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 2%

Sales Management
up arrow 1%

National Average

Account Management
up arrow 1%

Account Sales
up arrow 1%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 4%

New Business Development
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.


28 %
72 %

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: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 7%