Key Account Manager Salary

The average salary for a Key Account Manager is $70,416 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Technical Sales, Strategic Sales, and Business Strategy.
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$43,915 - $108,077
(Median)
$44K
$70K
$110K
MEDIAN: $70,415
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$11.12 - $23.96
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$11
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$24
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,915 - $108,077  
   
Bonus
$1,021 - $27,173  
Profit Sharing
$814 - $12,774  
Commission
$0.00 - $41,067  
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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$45,386 - $124,901  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,408
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.12 - $23.96  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $51.11  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,021 - $27,173  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $41,067  
Profit Sharing
$814 - $12,774  
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).
)
$45,386 - $124,901  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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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

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $79,027

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Key Account Manager Reviews

What is it like working as a Key Account Manager?

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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Experience Affects Key Account Manager Salaries




National Average
$79,000


Skills That Affect Key Account Manager Salaries



Business Strategy
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Account Management
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Field Sales
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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National Average
$79,000

Project Management
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Sales
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Customer Service
up arrow 29%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 212 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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