Technical Account Manager Salary

Average Technical Account Managers in the United States make around $77K per year. In the world of Technical Account Managers, total cash compensation ranges from $48K on the lower end to $127K on the higher end; this includes bonuses that reach $20K and profit sharing that approaches $18K in rare cases, with some high rollers snagging commissions as high as $39K. This group's pay is mainly influenced by the company, followed by experience level and geography. The majority of Technical Account Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Male Technical Account Managers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$48,262 - $119,096
(Median)
$48K
$77K
$120K
MEDIAN: $76,878
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$17.94 - $38.62
(Median)
$18
$24
$39
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,262 - $119,096  
   
Bonus
$1,450 - $20,099  
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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$48,059 - $127,257  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 494
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.94 - $38.62  
   
Overtime
$30.32 - $57.79  
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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,450 - $20,099  
   
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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$48,059 - $127,257  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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


Leading companies who hire large numbers of Technical Account Managers include Microsoft Corp, Yardi Systems, Inc., Amazon.com Inc, Dell, Inc., and Google, Inc. Google, Inc. offers the largest salaries in town — $126K on average.

Not only do salaries lack room to grow — pay ranges from $38K to just $61K — but Yardi Systems, Inc. offers the lowest pay in town to boot, with a median paycheck of $48K.

Popular Skills for Technical Account Manager


Technical Account Managers seem to require a number of specific skills. 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 28 percent, 16 percent, and 15 percent, respectively. Technical Sales and Customer Service as skills, however, tend to be associated with significantly smaller paychecks. Most people experienced in Account Management also know 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.


For many Technical Account Managers, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $64K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $85K. Six-figure salaries surface after one to two decades on the job — experienced professionals in this group reap a six-figure median of $104K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $114K.

Pay Difference by Location


Technical Account Managers can earn above-average salaries when they head west to California. Specifically, San Jose, San Francisco, and Mountain View represent the three top-paying cities for Technical Account Managers in the United States. Technical Account Managers in Chicago earn salaries far below the national average by 25 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Seattle and Portland (13 percent lower and 10 percent lower, respectively).

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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 28%

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%

National Average
$81,000

Technical Analysis
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 8%

Technical Sales
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 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: 93% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 4%
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