Technical Account Manager Salary

Median pay for Technical Account Managers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $77K annually. With some bonuses approaching $20K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $18K, overall incomes of Technical Account Managers spread between $48K and $127K depending on individual performance. The company is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration and location. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Most Technical Account Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Technical Account Managers who answered the questionnnaire. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$48,037 - $118,977

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$17.89 - $38.62

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,037 - $118,977  
   
Bonus
$1,419 - $20,087  
Profit Sharing
$981 - $17,754  
Commission
$0.00 - $39,453  
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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$47,569 - $126,956  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 511
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.89 - $38.62  
   
Overtime
$30.21 - $57.88  
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
$1,419 - $20,087  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $39,453  
Profit Sharing
$981 - $17,754  
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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$47,569 - $126,956  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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Job Description for Technical Account Manager

A technical account manager provides account management and high-level technical support to project teams and customers. They also mentor and train technical account specialists. As part of their duties, they may regularly visit customers within an assigned area to ensure services are functioning well and advise them of opportunities for additional services and product solutions. They may also coordinate the installation and integration of services for customers.

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Technical Account Manager Tasks

  • Test, conduct quality assurance and validate for technical feasibility and product launch.
  • Respond to technical concerns and problems, ensuring smooth implementation and launch.
  • Communicate with clients and internal teams to explain products and implementation schedules.
  • Document technical requirements, schedules and client interactions.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Technical Account Manager


Microsoft Corp, Amazon.com Inc, Yardi Systems, Inc., Dell, Inc., and Google, Inc. are among the top companies that take on many Technical Account Managers. Google, Inc. offers the largest salaries in town — $126K on average.

Considering that the median salary at Yardi Systems, Inc. is a shallow $48K, it is not surprising that this employer ranks last in compensation relative to (and far behind) other companies in the same line of work — their median pay is 162 percent less than the top paying company.

Popular Skills for Technical Account Manager


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, facility with Customer Relations, Technical Services, and Information Technology (IT) Support are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 31 percent, 16 percent, and 15 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Technical Sales and Customer Service. Those proficient in Account Management are, more often than not, also skilled in Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

Pay by Experience Level for Technical Account Manager

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


Technical Account Managers with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $64K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $86K. Experienced professionals — those with 10 to 20 years in the field — see salaries in the six-figure territory, securing around $104K on average. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $115K.

Pay Difference by Location


Relative to Technical Account Managers in the rest of the country, Technical Account Managers in San Jose, San Francisco, and Mountain View see salaries beyond the national average. In fact, these California cities offer more pay than any other American city. Technical Account Managers in Chicago report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 25 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Seattle and Portland (11 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Technical Account Manager Salaries




National Average
$81,000


Skills That Affect Technical Account Manager Salaries

Customer Relations
up arrow 31%

Technical Services
up arrow 16%

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 15%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 1%

Account Management
0%

IT Consulting
0%

National Average
$81,000

Technical Analysis
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 8%

Technical Sales
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 4%
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