Technical Account Manager Salary

The average Technical Account Manager in the United States earns approximately $77K annually. Individual bonuses, profit sharing and commission for Technical Account Managers — as high as $20K, $18K and $39K, respectively — each contribute to the degree of variation within overall compensation, ranging from $48K to $127K. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is the specific employer, though career length and geographic location have a (lesser) impact as well. For the most part, Technical Account Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Most Technical Account Managers survey respondents are men (73 percent). Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$47,845 - $118,547
(Median)
$48K
$77K
$120K
MEDIAN: $76,745
10%
50%
90%

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$17.94 - $38.62
(Median)
$18
$24
$39
MEDIAN: $23.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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
Salary
$47,845 - $118,547  
   
Bonus
$1,400 - $20,070  
Profit Sharing
$979 - $17,879  
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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$47,595 - $126,781  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 502
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,400 - $20,070  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $39,453  
Profit Sharing
$979 - $17,879  
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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$47,595 - $126,781  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 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


Dominating the field, Microsoft Corp, Yardi Systems, Inc., Amazon.com Inc, Dell, Inc., and Google, Inc. are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of Technical Account Managers. The biggest paychecks can be found at Google, Inc. — the median salary there is $126K.

Technical Account Managers will find the worst pay at Yardi Systems, Inc., where the median salary crawls in at $48K. Furthermore, compensation is curbed at $61K, leaving little room for growth.

Popular Skills for Technical Account Manager


Survey results suggest that Technical Account Managers put a wide range of professional skills to use. 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. 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, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $64K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $86K. Professionals who claim 10 to 20 years of experience can secure some pretty cushy paychecks; the median for this group is a six-figure $104K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $114K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Pay Difference by Location


For Technical Account Managers, above-average compensation can be found in California — San Jose, San Francisco, and Mountain View are known as the cities with the best salaries for Technical Account Managers. Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Technical Account Managers in Chicago earning a whopping 25 percent below the national average. Workers in Seattle and Portland earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (13 percent less and 10 percent less, 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 31%

Technical Services
up arrow 16%

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 15%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

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 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 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: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 4%
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