Key National Account Manager Salary

Key National Account Managers in the United States can expect wages of $83K annually on average. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Key National Account Managers making up 55 percent of survey respondents. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$46,581 - $128,837
$47K
$83K
$130K
MEDIAN: $82,752
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$0$151K
Salary $46,581 - $128,837
Bonus $3,523 - $34,004
Commission $4,400
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$47,880 - $151,173
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 63

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Job Description for Key National Account Manager

A key national account manager is responsible for developing excellent partnerships with current and future clients. They must meet organizational sales goals and ensure they meet all clients' needs. Additionally, the key national account manager is in charge of managing client relationships at the executive level and collaborating with decision makers to create policies and decisions related to account management. Account managers must respond promptly to any client complaints and issues, helping ensure their relationships remain strong. This is generally a full-time position that takes place in an office setting, although overtime may be required depending on the needs of the company. Travel may also be required to meet with clients.

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Key National Account Manager Tasks

  • Develop, implement, and train staff in national and key sales strategies, marketing programs, and policies.
  • Analyze competitive data to target marketing and align products with client needs.
  • Work directly with key accounts, strengthening, and managing relationships while identifying new product needs.
  • Identify new products, markets, and opportunities to maintain profitability.

Common Career Paths for Key National Account Manager


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For Key National Account Managers, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Key National Account Managers earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like National Sales Manager.

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Pay by Experience Level for Key National Account Manager

Pay by Experience for a Key National Account Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Key National Account Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 8 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Key National 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 $80,000 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Key National Account Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 40 salaries. A Key National 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 $103,000 based on 19 salaries.

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

Key National Account Manager in Seattle:
"Work Flexibility."
Pros: I get to learn all facets of the business. I have gained experience in operations, sourcing, product management, product design, consultative service, and sales.
Cons: Horrible management structure, little accountability and follow through on the company's end to fulfill sales and goals.

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Key Stats for Key National Account Manager

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Key National Account Manager Salaries

▲17%

▲13%

National Average
$88,000

▼9%

▼37%

Skills That Affect Key National Account Manager Salaries

Strategic Sales
▲42%


Account Management
▲2%

National Average
$88,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 10%
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