A Key Account Manager earns an average salary of £34,459 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Negotiation and Strategic Sales. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

£22,695 - £50,687
£23K
£34K
£51K
MEDIAN: £34,305
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50%
90%
£7.15 - £34.25
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£34
MEDIAN: £9.22
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£0£60K
Salary £22,695 - £50,687
Bonus £1,020 - £12,345
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £19,933
Commission £710 - £18,777
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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£23,818 - £60,592
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 655
Hourly Data £0£34
Hourly Rate £7.15 - £34.25
Overtime £12.00
Annual Data £0£60K
Bonus £1,020 - £12,345
Commission £710 - £18,777
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £19,933
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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£23,818 - £60,592
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

Job Description for Key Account Manager

Key account managers are generally responsible for ensuring that a company's products and services are provided in an acceptable manner to accounts with its most important customers. These managers are often in charge of only one or a few accounts depending on their sizes, and this is often a sales position, so a relevant background and a bachelor’s or master’s degree in sales or marketing are ideal for this position.

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Key Account Manager Tasks

  • Liaison between sales and marketing, aiding the development of point of purchase material and marketing of current and new products.
  • Define and achieve sales goals, budgets and margin targets.
  • Submit monthly and quarterly sales recaps outlining the wins and losses.
  • Work directly with key accounts to ensure proper service levels are maintained, special projects are executed and promotional displays are implemented.

Common Career Paths for Key Account Manager


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Popular Skills for Key Account Manager

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 ₤32,000 based on 141 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 ₤40,000 based on 118 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 ₤51,000 based on 95 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 ₤50,000 based on 29 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £38,343

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

Key Account Manager Reviews

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

Key Account Manager in Feltham:
"Corporate account goods and bads."
Pros: Working with a key customer on a daily basis and always exploring new solutions to ensure the supply chain is running efficiently from end to end.
Cons: Working within a large company not everybody is aiming for the same goal, the blame culture can become poison on some occasions.

Key Account Manager in London:
"Good working culture, seasonal."
Pros: Friendly work culture and environment, casual dress and fun group of people.
Cons: Little or no prospects I'd say, no clear direction from employer.

Key Account Manager in Manchester:
"Hard Work, Long Hours, Undervalued."
Pros: Variety of people you will contact, pushing yourself.
Cons: Working long hours for someone else to get 95% of the rewards.

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Key Stats for Key Account Manager

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Key Account Manager Salaries

▲32%

▲30%

▲4%

National Average
₤38,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Key Account Manager Salaries

▲19%



Account Sales
▲4%

Sales
▲3%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲1%

National Average
₤38,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 13%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
no benefits
None: 49%