Sales Account Manager Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$63,000
$50,000
$63,000
$79,000
The average sales account manager makes about $63,170 per year. That's $30.37 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $50,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $79,000. Many of sales account managers seem to be drawn to health care and technology companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case sales account managers tend to work at technology, telecommunication, and retail companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that New York, Virginia and West Virginia pay sales account managers the highest salaries.
Best Paying Cities
New York, NY
$100,056
McLean, VA
$90,426
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Map of Sales Account Manager Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Sales Account Managers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Sales Account Manager Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a sales account manager is roughly $63,170 per year, which boils down to $30.37 per hour. Interestingly enough, sales account managers have the highest salaries in New York, NY at about $100,056 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in New York, NY is $44,000. Additionally, sales account managers make more than the average salary in McLean, VA, Raleigh, NC, Houston, TX, Denver, CO, and Detroit, MI. On a more broad level, sales account manager salaries are highest in New York, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, New Jersey, Texas, and Colorado. On the contrary, Utah, Nebraska, and Louisiana offer the lowest sales account manager salaries.

Average Sales Account Manager Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a sales account manager, being employed by a company such as Southeastern Freight Lines or Estes Express Lines would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Microsoft and Adobe also report highly competitive salaries for sales account managers.

Company
Average Salary
$125,361
$125k
$119,065
$119k
$118,913
$119k
$111,573
$112k
$110,604
$111k
$103,047
$103k

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Average Sales Account Manager Pay By Industry

The salary for a sales account manager can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for sales account managers tend to be found in technology, telecommunication, and retail companies. In fact, sales account managers can make a yearly salary of $75,425 while working for technology companies.

Industry
Average Salary
Technology
Technology
$75,425
$75k
Telecommunication
Telecommunication
$66,699
$67k
Retail
Retail
$64,290
$64k
Transportation
Transportation
$60,198
$60k
Automotive
Automotive
$58,932
$59k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$58,204
$58k

Sales Account Manager Salary History

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Sales Account Manager Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a sales 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.

Recently Added Sales Account Manager Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Bill's Distributing
Bill's Distributing
Merchandising Account Manager, Beer Sales
Merchandising Account Manager, Beer Sales
Merchandising Account Manager, Beer Sales
07/31/2020
07/31/2020
$40,000
$40,000
07/31/2020
Select Express & Logistics
Select Express & Logistics
Account Manager Non-Sales
Account Manager Non-Sales
Account Manager Non-Sales
07/24/2020
07/24/2020
$41,000
$41,000
07/24/2020
Select Express & Logistics
Select Express & Logistics
Account Manager Non-Sales
Account Manager Non-Sales
Account Manager Non-Sales
07/24/2020
07/24/2020
$41,000
$41,000
07/24/2020
Select Express & Logistics
Select Express & Logistics
Account Manager Non-Sales
Account Manager Non-Sales
Account Manager Non-Sales
07/18/2020
07/18/2020
$55,000
$55,000
07/18/2020
Sales Account Manager
Sales Account Manager
07/09/2020
07/09/2020
$36,523
$36,523
07/09/2020
Barton Staffing Solutions
Barton Staffing Solutions
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Sales Account Manager-Pharmaceutical Packaging/Fulfillment Machinery (Ppg#323128)
06/30/2020
06/30/2020
$50,000
$50,000
06/30/2020
Select Express & Logistics
Select Express & Logistics
Account Manager Non-Sales
Account Manager Non-Sales
Account Manager Non-Sales
06/25/2020
06/25/2020
$50,000
$50,000
06/25/2020
Select Express & Logistics
Select Express & Logistics
Account Manager Non-Sales
Account Manager Non-Sales
Account Manager Non-Sales
06/25/2020
06/25/2020
$53,000
$53,000
06/25/2020
Select Express & Logistics
Select Express & Logistics
Account Manager Non-Sales
Account Manager Non-Sales
Account Manager Non-Sales
06/23/2020
06/23/2020
$50,000
$50,000
06/23/2020
Latitude, Inc.
Latitude, Inc.
Sales Account Manager
Sales Account Manager
Sales Account Manager
06/22/2020
06/22/2020
$100,000
$100,000
06/22/2020