Average Client Relationship Manager Salary

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The average salary for a Client Relationship Manager is $62,007.
MEDIAN $62,007
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$41k - $102k
$995 - $24k
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$497 - $12k
$1k - $37k
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$39k - $114k

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Job Description for Client Relationship Manager

Client Relationship Manager Tasks
  • Develops, tracks and reports key performance measurements for the unit.
  • Oversees cross functional work areas targeted to resolve issues raised by clients.
  • Manages the client service operations, which deals directly with clients and is the first point of contact.
  • Develops and implements processes and procedures to improve operational efficiency.
The top respondents for the job title Client Relationship Manager are from the companies Ameriprise Financial, Inc., FIS and Gartner Group Inc. Reported salaries are highest at FIS where the average pay is $83,305. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include TIAA-CREF and Bank of America Corp. (BOFA), earning around $75,000 and $68,225, respectively. The Vanguard Group pays the lowest at around $52,410. Ameriprise Financial, Inc. and Fidelity Investments also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $53,513 and $62,000, respectively.

Career Paths

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Client Relationship Manager
Account Manager
Relationship Manager
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Popular Skills for Client Relationship Manager

Skills in Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Account Management and Business Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Relations and Client Interaction.

Pay by Experience Level for Client Relationship Manager

An entry-level Client Relationship Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $45,431 based on 59 salaries. An early career Client Relationship Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,571 based on 762 salaries. A mid-career Client Relationship Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,013 based on 614 salaries. An experienced Client Relationship Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,518 based on 548 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $82,712.
Employees with Client Relationship Manager in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 23.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (17.6% more) and Los Angeles, California (14.4% more).

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