Key Account Manager Salary

The average pay for a Key Account Manager is $70,592 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Technical Sales, Strategic Sales, Strategic Planning, Business Strategy, and Contract Negotiation.
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$44,458 - $110,275
$44K
$72K
$110K
MEDIAN: $72,363
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$11.71 - $29.81
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$0$127K
Salary $44,458 - $110,275
Bonus $1,923 - $27,763
Profit Sharing $995 - $9,807
Commission $0.00 - $42,955
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).
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$44,803 - $127,370
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 979
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $11.71 - $29.81
Overtime $10.90 - $41.17
Annual Data $0$127K
Bonus $1,923 - $27,763
Commission $0.00 - $42,955
Profit Sharing $995 - $9,807
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).
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$44,803 - $127,370
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 53

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Job Description for Key Account Manager

Key account managers are generally responsible for ensuring that a company's products and services are provided in an acceptable manner to accounts with its most important customers. These managers are often in charge of only one or a few accounts depending on their sizes, and this is often a sales position, so a relevant background and a bachelor’s or master’s degree in sales or marketing are ideal for this position.

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Key Account Manager Tasks

  • Liaison between sales and marketing, aiding the development of point of purchase material and marketing of current and new products.
  • Define and achieve sales goals, budgets and margin targets.
  • Submit monthly and quarterly sales recaps outlining the wins and losses.
  • Work directly with key accounts to ensure proper service levels are maintained, special projects are executed and promotional displays are implemented.

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Pay by Experience Level for Key Account Manager

Pay by Experience for a Key Account Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Key Account Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 425 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Key Account Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 373 salaries. An experienced Key Account Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 350 salaries. A Key Account Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 162 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $78,601

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Account Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Key Account Manager?

Key Account Manager in Frisco:
"Closing every night."
Pros: I get to meet people.
Cons: Constantly changing hours and not notifying you. Too much stress.

Key Account Manager in Rockville:
"Amazingly rewarding."
Pros: Being able to help clients, learning new things everyday, the job is not monotonous, you can expect different issues every day.
Cons: Having to depend on carriers' time for approval or processing of requests, high stress levels.

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Key Stats for Key Account Manager

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 168 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Key Account Manager Salaries

▲29%

▲14%

▼0%

National Average
$79,000

▼20%

Skills That Affect Key Account Manager Salaries



Strategic Planning
▲14%

Business Strategy
▲11%






National Average
$79,000





Microsoft Office
▼24%

Customer Relations
▼31%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 168 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 11%
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