$52,430
Avg. Salary
$17.50
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$4,856

Bonus

$2,470

Profit Sharing

$11,492

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Account Manager is $17.50 per hour.

The median Account Manager has a base pay of $52,430. Salaries generally range from $36k to $82k. The median bonus is $4,856. Skills that can affect salary include Account Management, Client Interaction, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Customer Service, Customer Relations, Account Sales, Project Management, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, Contract Negotiation, Data Analysis, Insurance, Marketing Communications, Strategic Sales, Sales Management.
$12.36
10%
$17.50
50%
$25.12
90%
MEDIAN $17.50
$36k
10%
$52k
50%
$82k
90%
MEDIAN $52,430
$35,741 - $81,849
$36K
$52K
$82K
MEDIAN: $52,430
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$12.36 - $25.12
$12
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $17.50
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$0$89K
Salary $35,741 - $81,849
Bonus $599 - $19,788
Profit Sharing $409 - $10,234
Commission $757 - $36,721
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).
)
$34,625 - $89,637
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 22,777
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $12.36 - $25.12
Hourly Tips $0.34 - $11.25
Overtime $16.82 - $39.03
Annual Data $0$89K
Bonus $599 - $19,788
Commission $757 - $36,721
Profit Sharing $409 - $10,234
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).
)
$34,625 - $89,637
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,628

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.

Read More...
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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Account Manager

Common Career Paths for Account Manager


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px

Account Manager Job Listings

Popular Skills for Account Manager

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 $48,000 based on 7,830 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 $59,000 based on 3,945 salaries. An experienced Account Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 2,972 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 $64,000 based on 1,140 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $53,614

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

Account Manager Advice

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

Account Manager in Atlanta:
"Honesty Is The Best Policy, You Have To Be Honest With Yourself Too."
Make sure you get your salary agreement in writing, because it's been so hard trying to get what I was promised.

Account Manager in Athens:
"Check on the company."
Get everything in writing. Check around before accepting any position.

Account Manager in Houston:
"I Enjoy It Because It Is Similar To Running Your Own Business."
Pros: The freedom.
Cons: You do not know where you stand always. Especially being new with no formal sales training.

Account Manager in Richmond:
"Putting Out Fires."
Pros: Every day is different. Make my own schedule. Reliability. Stable.
Cons: Stressful. Uncontrollable.

Account Manager in Costa Mesa:
"Account Management."
Pros: Managing accounts for the world's largest distributors, direct marketers, telecommunications company's. Developing business processes and spearheading the adaptation of top tier business software (For example, Salesforce). Understanding every facet of the business and being a key asset that many people turn to for assistance, including executives.
Cons: Extremely high stress levels and an unreasonable workload for the pay structure. Lack of support roles to uplift and allow me to truly realize my potential.

Account Manager in Parker:
"Don't Give Up."
If you are patient and do what you say you for your customers you will be successful.

Account Manager in New Orleans:
Pros: Friendly environment, good co-workers.
Cons: Stress level, lack of collaboration, lack of transparency, benefits, lack of training, not many opportunities to take courses to further our knowledge.

Related Job Salaries

Key Stats for Account Manager

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4384 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Account Manager Salaries

▲20%

▲16%

▲10%

National Average
$54,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Account Manager Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4384 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 17%