Technical Account Manager Salary

Technical Account Managers in the United States take home approximately $78K per year on average. Overall cash earnings of Technical Account Managers stretch from $49K near the bottom to $135K at the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $20K each from bonuses and profit sharing. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is the company, though years of experience and geographic location have a (lesser) impact as well. 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. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$49,135 - $122,554
(Median)
$49K
$78K
$120K
MEDIAN: $78,356
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$17.30 - $38.42
(Median)
$17
$24
$38
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,135 - $122,554  
   
Bonus
$1,900 - $20,426  
Profit Sharing
$1,016 - $20,134  
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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$48,980 - $135,449  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 652
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.30 - $38.42  
   
Overtime
$28.47 - $57.69  
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
$1,900 - $20,426  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $39,453  
Profit Sharing
$1,016 - $20,134  
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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$48,980 - $135,449  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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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


Known for taking on a considerable number of Technical Account Managers, Microsoft Corp, Amazon.com Inc, Yardi Systems, Inc., Dell, Inc., and Google, Inc. are leading firms in the industry. Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Google, Inc. offers the most; Technical Account Managers earn $126K on average there.

The consistently lowest paying firm on the list is Yardi Systems, Inc., where the median salary is just $48K — 161 percent lower than the top payer.

Popular Skills for Technical Account Manager


Technical Account Managers seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Customer Relations, Information Technology (IT) Support, and Cloud Computing are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 28 percent, 25 percent, and 22 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Customer Service and Technical Sales. 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

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. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $67K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $87K. Six-figure salaries surface after one to two decades on the job — experienced professionals in this group reap a six-figure median of $105K. 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 $116K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $82,671

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

Technical Account Managers in Mountain View, San Jose, and San Francisco — all located in California — not only make more than the national average for those in this profession but represent the highest-paid cities in the country for Technical Account Managers. In Chicago, salaries are 16 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Workers in San Diego and Los Angeles earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (11 percent less).

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National Average
$83,000


Skills That Affect Technical Account Manager Salaries

Customer Relations
up arrow 28%

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 25%

Cloud Computing
up arrow 22%

Technical Services
up arrow 14%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

IT Consulting
up arrow 2%

Account Management
up arrow 1%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
0%

National Average
$83,000

Technical Analysis
up arrow 1%

Technical Sales
up arrow 7%

Customer Service
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 65 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

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