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Technical Account Manager Salary

For Technical Account Managers, yearly average wages total $77K annually. Total cash compensation for Technical Account Managers runs from $48K to $129K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $20K and profit sharing that can reach almost $18K. The specific employer is the main element affecting pay for this group — tenure and location are driving factors as well. Most Technical Account Managers survey respondents are men (72 percent). Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. The majority of Technical Account Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$48,260 - $119,858
(Median)
$48K
$77K
$120K
MEDIAN: $77,493
10%
50%
90%

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$17.74 - $38.34
(Median)
$18
$24
$38
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
$48,260 - $119,858  
   
Bonus
$1,437 - $20,141  
Profit Sharing
$1,017 - $18,000  
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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$48,323 - $129,222  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 462
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
$17.74 - $38.34  
   
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
$1,437 - $20,141  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $39,453  
Profit Sharing
$1,017 - $18,000  
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).
)
$48,323 - $129,222  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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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


Leading companies who hire large numbers of Technical Account Managers include Microsoft Corp, Amazon.com Inc, Dell, Inc., Yardi Systems, Inc., and Google, Inc. Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Google, Inc. offers the most; Technical Account Managers earn $126K on average there.

Popular Skills for Technical Account Manager


Technical Account Managers report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. 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, 28 percent, and 14 percent, respectively. Those listing Technical Sales and Customer Service as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Most people familiar with Account Management also know 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. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $64K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger 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 $107K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $115K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


Relative to Technical Account Managers in the rest of the country, Technical Account Managers in San Jose, San Francisco, and Mountain View see salaries beyond the national average. In fact, these California cities offer more pay than any other American city. Technical Account Managers in Chicago take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 25 percent less than the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Seattle and San Diego (17 percent lower and 10 percent lower, respectively).

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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 28%

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 14%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 1%

Account Management
0%

National Average
$82,000

Technical Analysis
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 8%

Technical Sales
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 4%
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