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Technical Account Manager Salary

Median pay for Technical Account Managers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $78K annually. Overall cash earnings for Technical Account Managers stretch from $48K on the lower end to $128K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $20K from bonuses and $18K from profit sharing. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by the specific employer, but geography and years of experience are influential factors as well. For the most part, Technical Account Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Technical Account Managers who answered the questionnnaire. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$47,615 - $119,783
(Median)
$48K
$78K
$120K
MEDIAN: $77,721
10%
50%
90%

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$17.68 - $38.39
(Median)
$18
$23
$38
MEDIAN: $23.00
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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
$47,615 - $119,783  
   
Bonus
$1,419 - $20,056  
Profit Sharing
$1,010 - $18,246  
Commission
$0.00 - $36,000  
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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$47,756 - $128,206  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 444
National Hourly Rate 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$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.68 - $38.39  
   
Overtime
$29.85 - $59.30  
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
$1,419 - $20,056  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $36,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,010 - $18,246  
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).
)
$47,756 - $128,206  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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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


Technical Account Managers flock to Google, Inc. for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $126K lead the pack in compensation.

Considering that the median salary at Amazon.com Inc is a shallow $73K, it is not surprising that this employer ranks last in compensation relative to (and far behind) other companies in the same line of work — their median pay is 74 percent less than the top paying company.

Popular Skills for Technical Account Manager


Survey results suggest that Technical Account Managers use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, facility with Technical Services, Customer Relations, and Information Technology (IT) Support are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 37 percent, 27 percent, and 14 percent, respectively. Technical Sales and Customer Service, on the other hand, are typically associated with much lower pay. Those educated in Account Management tend to be well versed 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.


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Technical Account Managers. 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 $87K. Six-figure salaries surface after one to two decades on the job — experienced professionals in this group reap a six-figure median of $107K. Technical Account Managers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $115K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


Technical Account Managers will find that Washington offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 38 percent. Technical Account Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Jose (+34 percent), San Francisco (+27 percent), Mountain View (+26 percent), and Austin (+12 percent). Technical Account Managers in Chicago report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 26 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay. Employers also pay below the national average in Seattle (17 percent lower) and Portland (10 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Technical Account Manager Salaries




National Average
$82,000


Skills That Affect Technical Account Manager Salaries

Technical Services
up arrow 37%

Customer Relations
up arrow 27%

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 14%

Technical Analysis
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 1%

Account Management
0%

National Average
$82,000

Customer Service
up arrow 9%

Technical Sales
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 4%