Key Account Manager Salary

The average salary for a Key Account Manager is $68,079 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Technical Sales and Strategic Sales.
Read More
$43,191 - $102,357
(Median)
$43K
$68K
$100K
MEDIAN: $68,078
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$13.69 - $22.78
(Median)
$14
$17
$23
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,191 - $102,357  
   
Bonus
$750 - $25,524  
Profit Sharing
$657 - $12,458  
Commission
$0.00 - $40,316  
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).
)
$43,781 - $120,757  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,219
National Hourly Rate 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.
)
$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.69 - $22.78  
   
Overtime
$6.86 - $51.11  
National Annualized 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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$750 - $25,524  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $40,316  
Profit Sharing
$657 - $12,458  
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).
)
$43,781 - $120,757  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 50
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Job Description for Key Account Manager

The main role of a key account manager is to establish and maintain the relationship between the company and its clients. A good key account manager works on combining what the client needs and requires with any strategic plans a company may have. Key account managers make the client a priority and give them the quality service an appreciative company must provide. Another duty of the key account manager may be to contract new agreements or conduct any negotiations between the company and the client. The key account manager must always be thinking about what the client may need next, and they must create business plans that have the ability to bring in profit for both. This means that from time to time they may have to join other departments in the company to make a project even better if the client's needs have expanded into other areas of the company. Client satisfaction is the most important responsibility the key account manager will have. They have meetings with their clients, follow up with them, make phone calls and maintain good lines of communication. Key account managers may also be required to market and promote services to draw in new clients. A key account manager balance the needs of all of their clients, provide all the necessities, and do all that is possible to increase revenue for the company and all their clients.


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.

Common Career Paths for Key Account Manager


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px

Key Account Manager Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Employer Salaries for Key Account Manager

Popular Skills for Key Account Manager

Pay by Experience Level for Key Account Manager

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

Pay Difference by Location

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.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Key Account Manager Salaries




National Average
$76,000


Skills That Affect Key Account Manager Salaries







Account Management
up arrow 4%

National Average
$76,000

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 1%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Sales
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 225 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 9%
ADVERTISEMENT