Account Manager Advice

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

Account Manager in Redmond:
"If you except low pay you hurt us all..."
Women we're still in the dark ages; do not take less than a man would for this job. It's a lot of work and you are licensed professional. Except nothing less than equal pay for equal work.

Account Manager in Lancaster:
"Being an Account Manager."
Pros: Everyday is different.
Cons: Client issues.

Account Manager in Beaumont:
"Engineering is the way to make instant $"
My customers and my company need engineers, there simply are too few. They are paid top dollar and will always be in short supply.

Account Manager in Bend:
"Corporate culture and city of residence."
Pros: Great co-workers, easy going atmosphere, can bring dog to work, kegerator and fun after work events.
Cons: Low pay, the feeling of not getting much respect from leadership.

Account Manager in Milwaukee:
Pros: Flexible hours, Faith in the product/service, Autonomy, focus on relationships (Business Development), company pays for memberships to multiple chamber groups, I get to work with people, yet still find time for myself. No micro-management.
Cons: Empty Authority to implement change, lack of management support, not enough paid time off,

Account Manager in Vista:
"The potantial to make so much more money."
Talk with your boss about other ways to make money outside of your normal paycheck. Extra job duties, commission on all sales, etc.

Account Manager in New Port Richey:
"Ok at Best."
Pros: I like the contact with customers. I generally enjoy everyday being different. Meeting new people is great.
Cons: No teamwork. Training is non exsistent. There is no room for growth. Goals are set that cannot be acheived.