The average salary for an Early-Career Key Account Manager is $62,279.
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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., 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.
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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).
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