Average Early-Career Key Account Manager Salary

$62,279
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$7,730
Bonus
$9,944
Commission
$2,987
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The average salary for an Early-Career Key Account Manager is $62,279.
10%
$41k
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$62k
90%
$88k
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Salary
$41k - $88k
Bonus
$1k - $20k
Profit Sharing
$789 - $10k
Commission
$500 - $31k
Total Pay
$41k - $99k

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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.

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., Life is Good and Arrowpak. Reported salaries are highest at Arrowpak where the average pay is $80,000. C. H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. pays the lowest at around $48,579.

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Popular Skills for Key Account Manager

Skills in Account Management, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Business Development and Strategic Sales are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Account Sales.

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 $54,009 based on 33 salaries. A mid-career Key Account Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,977 based on 534 salaries. An experienced Key Account Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,465 based on 588 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $89,066.
Employees with Key Account Manager in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 17.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (15.4% more) and Seattle, Washington (10.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,456 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.3%
Mid Career
36.7%
Experienced
40.4%
Late Career
20.7%