Technical Account Manager Salary

Technical Account Managers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $81K annually. Final cash compensation to Technical Account Managers varies from around $49K to approximately $144K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $23K and $28K, respectively. The company is the main element affecting pay for this group — years of experience and geographic location are driving factors as well. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Work is enjoyable for Technical Account Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Making up 78 percent of those who took the survey, male Technical Account Managers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$49,785 - $127,728
$50K
$81K
$130K
MEDIAN: $81,282
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$17.14 - $45.00
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MEDIAN: $22.01
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,785 - $127,728  
   
Bonus
$2,003 - $22,911  
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $28,000  
Commission
$0.00 - $45,000  
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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$48,544 - $144,282  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 504
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.14 - $45.00  
   
Overtime
$26.02 - $37.75  
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
$2,003 - $22,911  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $45,000  
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $28,000  
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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$48,544 - $144,282  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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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

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

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Popular Employer Salaries for Technical Account Manager


Leading companies who hire large numbers of Technical Account Managers include Microsoft Corp, Amazon.com Inc, Yardi Systems, Inc., Dell, Inc., and Google, Inc. Those at Vmware, Inc. can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $140K. Microsoft Corp, Google, Inc., and Amazon.com Inc are a few other companies that offer generous salaries, with Technical Account Managers earning around $130K, $126K, or $120K at each firm, respectively.

Employees at Yardi Systems, Inc. take home the smallest paychecks, and $50K is the median salary. Furthermore, range in pay is narrow, with salaries starting at $38K and quickly nearing the top at only $60K. Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include AirWatch at $84K, and Dell, Inc. where $91K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Technical Account Managers there earn up to $145K.

Popular Skills for Technical Account Manager


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, facility with Technical Services, Information Technology (IT) Support, and Customer Relations are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 69 percent, 41 percent, and 30 percent, respectively. Those listing Data Analysis as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Customer Service and Technical Sales also typically command lower compensation. For most people, competency in Account Management indicates knowledge of 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. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $69K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $90K. After one to two decades on the job, professionals can reap plentiful salaries that average out to the six-figure sum of $111K. 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 $132K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $84,828

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Technical Account Managers, above-average compensation can be found in California — Mountain View, San Francisco, and San Diego are known as the cities with the best salaries for Technical Account Managers. Technical Account Managers' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Technical Account Managers in Raleigh bring in salaries that are 29 percent lower than the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Dallas and Denver (15 percent lower and 12 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Technical Account Manager

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 60 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Technical Account Manager Salaries

▲56%

▲31%

▲6%

National Average
$85,000

▼19%

Skills That Affect Technical Account Manager Salaries

Technical Services
▲69%

Information Technology (IT) Support
▲41%

Customer Relations
▲30%

Cloud Computing
▲19%

SQL
▲17%

Project Management
▼0%

National Average
$85,000

IT Consulting
▼1%




Technical Sales
▼9%

Customer Service
▼12%

Data Analysis
▼45%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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