The average salary for a Mid-Career Key Account Manager with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) skills in Chicago, Illinois is $70,986.
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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 in Account Management, Business Development, Strategic Sales, Technical Sales and Sales Management are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Key Account Manager
An early career Key Account Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $61,002 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Key Account Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,838 based on 9 salaries.
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Employees with Key Account Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 25.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (21.9% more) and New York, New York (8.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (18.6% less) and Miami, Florida (1.4% less).
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