An Account Manager earns an average salary of R254,650 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Sales Management and Technical Sales. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

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Salary R142,216 - R498,254
Bonus R3,477 - R120,267
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R248,323
Commission R986 - R241,902
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R144,151 - R575,042
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 10 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 537

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Pay by Experience Level for Account Manager

Pay by Experience for an Account Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Account Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R236,000 based on 288 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Account Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R324,000 based on 197 salaries. An experienced Account Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R368,000 based on 95 salaries. An Account Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R522,000 based on 22 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R268,887

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

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Q: What is it like working as an Account Manager?

Account Manager in Johannesburg:
"Stressful."
Pros: Dealing with the clients.
Cons: Being micro managed.

Account Manager in South Africa:
"Great place to work."
Pros: Opportunities for personal development.
Cons: Stress levels. Inflexibility. Accesibility to resources.

Account Manager in Sunninghill:
"Hard work, busy,"
Pros: Busy, new clients, more money the harder you work.
Cons: Deals take long time to close.

Account Manager in Bryanston:
Pros: The people I work with. The Projects I manage.
Cons: Not always have the authority and getting the credit.

Account Manager in Midrand:
"I love working with people but most of all is sales."
Pros: I love selling IT products.
Cons:

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Key Stats for Account Manager

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Account Manager Salaries

▲94%

▲37%

▲20%

National Average
R269,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Account Manager Salaries

Sales Management
▲56%

Technical Sales
▲20%


Account Sales
▲3%




National Average
R269,000

▼9%

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 56%
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