The average salary for an Experienced Key Account Manager with Business Development skills in Chicago, Illinois is $100,000.
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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 Contract Negotiation, Account Sales, Strategic Sales, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Account Management.
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 $70,000 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Key Account Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,475 based on 16 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $105,000.
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Employees with Key Account Manager in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 17.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (20.0% less), Atlanta, Georgia (17.6% less) and New York, New York (13.9% less).
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