Average Account Manager Salary in South Africa

R287,006
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R20,960
Bonus
R64,329
Commission
R11,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Account Manager in South Africa is R287,006.
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R143k
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R287k
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R571k
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Salary
R143k - R571k
Bonus
R8k - R102k
Profit Sharing
R2k - R207k
Commission
R8k - R200k
Total Pay
R149k - R617k

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Job Description for Account Manager

Account Manager Tasks
  • Help on-board new clients and provide customer service to assigned customer accounts.
  • Improve customer satisfaction by improving responsiveness and anticipating customer needs.
  • Develop new business opportunities with existing clients by promoting company products and services.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Account Manager

The top respondents for the job title Account Manager are from the companies SAB, Vox Telecom and Axiz. Reported salaries are highest at Bytes Technology Group where the average pay is R501,144. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Vox Telecom, earning around R368,000. Axiz pays the lowest at around R213,000. SAB also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying R257,006.

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Popular Skills for Account Manager

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

Pay by Experience Level for Account Manager

An entry-level Account Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R215,659 based on 33 salaries. An early career Account Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R246,992 based on 553 salaries. A mid-career Account Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R339,611 based on 325 salaries. An experienced Account Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R390,745 based on 215 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R406,078.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,177 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.8%
Early Career
47.0%
Mid Career
27.6%
Experienced
18.3%
Late Career
4.3%