A Key Account Manager earns an average salary of R345,548 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Technical Sales, Sales, Forecasting, and New Business Development. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

R168,326 - R621,373
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MEDIAN: R351,137
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Salary R168,326 - R621,373
Bonus R4,146 - R98,450
Profit Sharing R0.00 - R146,807
Commission R4,983 - R287,300
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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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R182,764 - R664,265
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 10 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 377

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Pay by Experience Level for Key Account Manager

Pay by Experience for a Key Account Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Key Account Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R292,000 based on 161 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Key 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 R398,000 based on 139 salaries. An experienced Key Account Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R483,000 based on 104 salaries. A Key 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 R410,000 based on 26 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R362,488

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

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Q: What is it like working as a Key Account Manager?

Key Account Manager in Cape Town:
Pros: Flexible time, financial aspects of the job, sales management.
Cons: Always being available for customers and internal colleges.

Key Account Manager in GAUTENG:
"Review."
Pros: Selling.
Cons: No Line of sight.

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Key Stats for Key Account Manager

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Key Account Manager Salaries

▲33%

▲13%

▲10%

National Average
R362,000

▼20%

Skills That Affect Key Account Manager Salaries

Technical Sales
▲31%

Sales
▲22%

Forecasting
▲18%

New Business Development
▲16%




Negotiation
▲1%

Account Management
▼0%

National Average
R362,000

Strategic Planning
▼1%

Marketing Management
▼2%

Operations Management
▼3%

Client Interaction
▼12%

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 39%
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