Technical Account Manager Salary

Earnings for Technical Account Managers in the United States come in at around $83K per year on average. Including potential for bonuses, profit sharing and commission — peaking near $22K, $27K, and $48K, respectively — total cash payment to Technical Account Managers can bottom out near $49K or top out at around $144K. This group's pay is mainly influenced by the specific employer, followed by years of experience and geographic location. Job satisfaction for Technical Account Managers is high. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. 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. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$49,562 - $128,318
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$83K
$130K
MEDIAN: $82,849
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$17.04 - $48.48
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,562 - $128,318  
   
Bonus
$2,018 - $22,286  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $27,404  
Commission
$0.00 - $48,177  
Total Pay (?
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$48,653 - $143,527  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 556
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$17.04 - $48.48  
   
Overtime
$26.30 - $47.71  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,018 - $22,286  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $48,177  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $27,404  
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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$48,653 - $143,527  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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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


Dominating the field, Microsoft Corp, Amazon.com Inc, Yardi Systems, Inc., Dell, Inc., and Google, Inc. are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of Technical Account Managers. Vmware, Inc. leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $140K. Other big spenders include Microsoft Corp, Google, Inc., and Amazon.com Inc, top-paying firms where Technical Account Managers see paychecks nearing $130K, $126K, or $120K.

Yardi Systems, Inc. offers the least pay with a median salary of $50K; furthermore, salaries there max out at only $60K. Other low-paying employers include AirWatch at $84K and Dell, Inc. at $91K, though some Technical Account Managers there earn up to $145K.

Popular Skills for Technical Account Manager


Technical Account Managers seem to require a rather large skill set. 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 65 percent, 38 percent, and 27 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. It is often found that people who know Account Management are also skilled in Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

Pay by Experience Level for Technical Account Manager

Pay by Experience for a Technical Account Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Technical Account Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 278 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Technical 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 $90,000 based on 170 salaries. An experienced Technical Account Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $111,000 based on 166 salaries. A Technical 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 $132,000 based on 43 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $86,658

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

Technical Account Managers earn a generous sum in the state of California: In particular, Mountain View, San Francisco, and San Diego have higher pay rates than anywhere else in the country, each offering salaries above the national average. One of the biggest compensable factors for Technical Account Managers is geography, with workers in Raleigh earning a whopping 31 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Dallas (16 percent lower) and Denver (13 percent lower).

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Key Stats for Technical Account Manager

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 65 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Technical Account Manager Salaries

▲52%

▲28%

▲3%

National Average
$87,000

▼20%

Skills That Affect Technical Account Manager Salaries

Technical Services
▲65%

Information Technology (IT) Support
▲38%

Customer Relations
▲27%

Cloud Computing
▲16%

SQL
▲14%

National Average
$87,000

Project Management
▼2%

IT Consulting
▼3%




Technical Sales
▼11%

Customer Service
▼13%

Data Analysis
▼46%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 65 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 6%
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