The average salary for an Account Manager in South Africa is R287,006.
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Job Description for Account Manager
Account managers are responsible for managing relationships with specific customers for their organization, including completing sales. These managers must have a thorough knowledge of their organization's products and services and need to be able to make targeted pitches for current and future clients. While account managers frequently work full time in an office setting, they may travel to conduct meetings and demonstrations for clients. In addition to staying up to date on their organization…Read more
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.
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