The average pay for a Key Account Manager is $70,402 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Strategic Sales, Technical Sales, Business Strategy, and Sales Management.
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$43,627 - $108,044
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$44K
$70K
$110K
MEDIAN: $70,402
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$13.28 - $29.09
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,627 - $108,044  
   
Bonus
$2,026 - $25,841  
Profit Sharing
$989 - $11,000  
Commission
$0.00 - $48,936  
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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$45,179 - $123,960  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,036
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.28 - $29.09  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $68.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,026 - $25,841  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $48,936  
Profit Sharing
$989 - $11,000  
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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$45,179 - $123,960  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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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: $77,379

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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
$77,000


Skills That Affect Key Account Manager Salaries



Business Strategy
up arrow 13%




Sales
up arrow 3%

Account Management
up arrow 2%

Account Sales
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National Average
$77,000

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 1%

Project Management
up arrow 4%


Microsoft Office
up arrow 23%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 29%

Customer Relations
up arrow 30%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 140 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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