Average Client Relations Specialist Salary

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The average salary for a Client Relations Specialist is $43,302.
MEDIAN $43,302
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$33k - $60k
$986 - $10k
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$2k - $3k
$5k - $23k
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$30k - $59k

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Job Description for Client Relations Specialist

Client Relations Specialist Tasks
  • Evaluate client profiles to understand and recommend new product offerings to increase revenue flow.
  • Provide clients with excellent experience and facilitate client retention by building strong customer-relationships.
  • Manage information databases and client contact plans to develop each client profile and continually assess and anticipate their needs.

Popular Employer Salaries for Client Relations Specialist

The top respondents for the job title Client Relations Specialist are from the companies The Vanguard Group, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. and DST Systems Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. where the average pay is $51,587. DST Systems Inc pays the lowest at around $39,571.

Career Paths

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Client Relations Specialist
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Client Relations Specialist

Skills in Customer Relations, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Client Relations Specialist

An entry-level Client Relations Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,380 based on 147 salaries. An early career Client Relations Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,348 based on 248 salaries. A mid-career Client Relations Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,559 based on 102 salaries. An experienced Client Relations Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,894 based on 68 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $45,000.
Employees with Client Relations Specialist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 18.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Columbia, South Carolina (30.7% less), Kansas City, Missouri (8.6% less) and Chicago, Illinois (8.4% less).

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