The average salary for a Key Account Manager with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) skills is $69,933.
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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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Key Account Manager
The top respondents for the job title Key Account Manager are from the companies C. H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., Glazer's Wholesales and Red Bull Company Limited. Reported salaries are highest at Red Bull Company Limited where the average pay is $72,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Republic National Distributing Company, earning around $70,300. Glazer's Wholesales pays the lowest at around $55,955. C. H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $58,854.
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Popular Skills for Key Account Manager
Skills in Account Management, Business Development, Strategic Sales, Account Sales and Sales Management are correlated to pay that is above average.
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 $59,906 based on 10 salaries. An early career Key Account Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,172 based on 244 salaries. A mid-career Key Account Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,033 based on 194 salaries. An experienced Key Account Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,704 based on 215 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $88,202.
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Employees with Key Account Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 24.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (11.2% more) and Chicago, Illinois (10.8% more).
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