Average Key Account Manager Salary in South Africa

R375,369
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R30,314
Bonus
R77,166
Commission
R14,483
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Key Account Manager in South Africa is R375,369.
10%
R184k
MEDIAN
R375k
90%
R695k
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Salary
R184k - R695k
Bonus
R10k - R96k
Profit Sharing
R5k - R199k
Commission
R15k - R255k
Total Pay
R199k - R760k

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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 Avis Budget Group, Inc., Kerry Ingredients and Unilever. Reported salaries are highest at Unilever where the average pay is R443,960. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Kerry Ingredients, earning around R436,000. Avis Budget Group, Inc. pays the lowest at around R260,619. Imperial also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying R421,734.

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Popular Skills for Key Account Manager

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

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 R270,000 based on 13 salaries. An early career Key Account Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R315,143 based on 269 salaries. A mid-career Key Account Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R397,872 based on 239 salaries. An experienced Key Account Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R457,912 based on 220 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R437,260.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 797 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.6%
Early Career
33.8%
Mid Career
30.0%
Experienced
27.6%
Late Career
7.0%