The average salary for an Early-Career Key Account Manager in San Francisco, California is $72,092.
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Key Account Manager
A mid-career Key Account Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $88,333 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Key Account Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,995 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $80,000.
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Employees with Key Account Manager in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 1.3% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (13.7% less), Chicago, Illinois (12.4% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (10.9% less).
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