Experienced Key Account Managers can expect wages of $81K annually on average. In the world of Experienced Key Account Managers, total cash compensation ranges from $52K on the lower end to $137K on the higher end; this includes bonuses that reach $29K and profit sharing that approaches $13K in rare cases, with some high rollers snagging commissions as high as $75K. Male Experienced Key Account Managers are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 63 percent of professionals. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$50,085 - $119,977
$50K
$81K
$120K
MEDIAN: $80,596
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$19.89 - $29.48
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,085 - $119,977  
   
Bonus
$2,160 - $29,002  
Profit Sharing
$1,532 - $13,087  
Commission
$0.00 - $74,750  
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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$51,627 - $137,394  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 366
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$22.80  
   
Overtime
$32.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,160 - $29,002  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $74,750  
Profit Sharing
$1,532 - $13,087  
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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$51,627 - $137,394  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $88,501

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San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Experienced Key Account Managers, 36 percent higher than the national average. Experienced Key Account Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Philadelphia (+35 percent), Portland (+31 percent), Chicago (+25 percent), and Los Angeles (+19 percent). Charlotte ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 17 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include New York (15 percent lower) and Dallas (14 percent lower).

Key Stats for Key Account Manager

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 46 votes.
10-19 years
80%
20 years or more
20%
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Skills That Affect Key Account Manager Salaries

Technical Sales
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Sales Management
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Strategic Sales
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Contract Negotiation
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National Average
$89,000

Account Sales
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Project Management
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Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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