The average salary for a Key Account Manager with Strategic Sales skills is $79,828.
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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. Key account managers may be required to meet certain goals relating to sales …Read more
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.
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Popular Skills for Key Account Manager
Skills that pay less than market rate include Sales Management, Account Sales, Business Development, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Account Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Key Account Manager
An entry-level Key Account Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $64,964 based on 5 salaries. An early career Key Account Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,996 based on 105 salaries. A mid-career Key Account Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,926 based on 109 salaries. An experienced Key Account Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,219 based on 138 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $96,931.
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Employees with Key Account Manager in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 19.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (12.7% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (10.8% more).
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