Average Key Account Manager with Business Development Skills Salary

$76,324
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$10,167
Bonus
$10,241
Commission
$4,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Key Account Manager with Business Development skills is $76,324.
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MEDIAN $76,324
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Salary
$50k - $114k
Bonus
$2k - $27k
Profit Sharing
$979 - $10k
Commission
$5k - $48k
Total Pay
$52k - $132k

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Job Description for Key Account Manager

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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Key Account Manager
Regional Sales Manager
Account Manager
National Account Manager
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Popular Skills for Key Account Manager

Skills in Strategic Sales and Sales Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Account Sales, 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 $67,759 based on 8 salaries. An early career Key Account Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,042 based on 172 salaries. A mid-career Key Account Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,892 based on 182 salaries. An experienced Key Account Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,339 based on 210 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $91,381.
Employees with Key Account Manager in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 22.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (14.3% more) and San Francisco, California (14.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Seattle, Washington (2.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 678 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.2%
Early Career
25.4%
Mid Career
26.8%
Experienced
31.0%
Late Career
15.6%