An Account Manager earns an average salary of C$50,927 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Technical Sales and Business Development.

C$36,122 - C$77,064
C$36K
C$51K
C$77K
MEDIAN: C$50,591
10%
50%
90%
C$14.02 - C$30.07
C$14
C$20
C$30
MEDIAN: C$19.82
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$85K
Salary C$36,122 - C$77,064
Bonus C$980 - C$19,674
Profit Sharing C$203 - C$10,038
Commission C$971 - C$37,713
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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C$37,501 - C$85,980
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,091
Hourly Data C$0C$45
Hourly Rate C$14.02 - C$30.07
Hourly Tips C$0.75
Overtime C$6.74 - C$45.05
Annual Data C$0C$85K
Bonus C$980 - C$19,674
Commission C$971 - C$37,713
Profit Sharing C$203 - C$10,038
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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C$37,501 - C$85,980
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 230

Job Description for Account Manager

Account managers are responsible for managing relationships with specific customers for their organization, including completing sales. These managers must have a thorough knowledge of their organization's products and services and need to be able to make targeted pitches for current and future clients. While account managers frequently work full time in an office setting, they may travel to conduct meetings and demonstrations for clients. In addition to staying up to date on their organization's offerings, account managers must also stay up to date on innovations and trends in their field and how they might affect clients' operations and needs. Account managers are often required to coach, mentor and/or train new hires or more junior employees as well. These managers must follow procedures and guidelines established by their organization at all times.

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Account Manager Tasks

  • Help on-board new clients and provide customer service to assigned customer accounts.
  • Improve customer satisfaction by improving responsiveness and anticipating customer needs.
  • Develop new business opportunities with existing clients by promoting company products and services.

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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 C$49,000 based on 858 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 C$58,000 based on 545 salaries. An experienced Account Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$66,000 based on 402 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 C$66,000 based on 132 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$53,898

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

Account Manager Reviews

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

Account Manager in Toronto:
"It's all on you."
Pros: Lot's of responsibility; relationships with customers are great; tangible results can be seen through the course of an implementation - it's nice to share in your customer's success. In a massive organization like SAP, there is a lot of smart people and access to the global product owners/developers.
Cons: High stress; managing in a matrix organization is complex and difficult to control. It can be hard to find the right people. The pressure to execute multi-million deals in a calendar year is high.

Account Manager in Montréal:
Pros: Work from home, flexible schedule and good social advantages.
Cons: Hard job, need to learn everything about mortgages and mortgage insurance.

Account Manager in Montréal:
"Depends."
Pros: Helping clients.
Cons: Paper work.

Account Manager in Montréal:
Pros: The products, the company values, the clients, the work environment.
Cons: The salary, I am overworked and underpaid.

Account Manager in Burnaby:
"Major pros and cons."
Pros: -client relationship. -solution selling. -see sales process from start - finish - business development - close - follow up. -create long- term relationship. -complex sales. -great staff.
Cons: -no face-face contact. -no training. -little management. -unrealistic sales targets. -bad CEO - reactive , short sited. -not an innovative, forward thinking company.

Account Manager in Calgary:
"Av sales."
Pros: Travel, flexible hours, work with new technology.
Cons: High stress, poor organization structure and support, economy depending, periods of long hours.

Account Manager in Hamilton:
"HSBC Account Manager."
Pros: Work flexibility, team leadership.
Cons: Bureaucracy, rigid policies, location.

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Key Stats for Account Manager

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 446 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Account Manager Salaries

▲23%

▲22%

▲8%

National Average
C$54,000

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 446 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 13%