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Account Manager Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$75,000
$42,000
$75,000
$135,000
Account managers in the United States make an average salary of $75,956 per year or $36.52 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $42,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $135,000. As most things go, location can be critical. New York, Virginia, New Jersey, Nevada, and Washington provide the highest account manager salaries.
Best Paying Cities
New York, NY
$115,843
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Map of Account Manager Salaries

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Average Salary

Average Account Manager Salary By Location

While an account manager can average a salary of $75,956 per year, or $36.52 per hour, there are many opportunities for account managers to make more. For example, in New York, NY you might make $115,843 per year. Other high-paying locations include Philadelphia, PA, Detroit, MI and Seattle, WA. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to New York, NY where the average starting salary is $58,000. The highest paying states for account managers include New York, Virginia and New Jersey. Meanwhile, Nebraska, Hawaii, and Mississippi offer the lowest salaries.

High Paying Account Manager Jobs

Average Account Manager Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as an account manager, being employed by a company such as Infosys Public Services or LCC International would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Morris and Ericsson USA also report highly competitive salaries for account managers.

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    Average Account Manager Pay By Industry

    Account manager salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with telecommunication, health care, and technology companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, an account manager can make a yearly salary of $96,102 while working for telecommunication companies. All the while, other account managers are making $92,283 at health care companies and $84,822 at technology companies. One industry account managers may want to avoid is the professional industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $57,198.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Telecommunication
    Telecommunication
    $96,102
    $96k
    Health Care
    Health Care
    $92,283
    $92k
    Technology
    Technology
    $84,822
    $85k
    Insurance
    Insurance
    $76,644
    $77k
    Manufacturing
    Manufacturing
    $76,587
    $77k
    Finance
    Finance
    $74,677
    $75k
    Media
    Media
    $70,560
    $71k
    Retail
    Retail
    $66,484
    $66k
    Transportation
    Transportation
    $62,815
    $63k
    Professional
    Professional
    $57,198
    $57k

    Account Manager Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for an account manager can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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