Technical Account Manager Salary

Average Technical Account Managers in the United States make around $78K annually. Final incomes of Technical Account Managers generally vary between $49K and $135K; more lucrative packages include potential for bonuses, profit sharing, and commissions — occasionally as high as $20K each for the first two and $39K for the last. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is the particular firm, followed by experience level and geographic location. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Technical Account Managers who answered the questionnnaire. 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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90%

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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


Microsoft Corp, Amazon.com Inc, Yardi Systems, Inc., Dell, Inc., and Google, Inc. are among the top companies that take on many Technical Account Managers. 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 Yardi Systems, Inc. is a shallow $48K, 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 161 percent less than the top paying company.

Popular Skills for Technical Account Manager


Technical Account Managers report using 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. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Customer Service and Technical Sales. 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.


Technical Account Managers with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. 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. After 10 to 20 years, professionals can make it pretty big; the median salary sits in the six-figure neighborhood of $105K. 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 $116K on average.

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. Chicago ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 16 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in San Diego and Los Angeles (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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