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Key Account Manager Average Salary in United States 2019

How much money does a Key Account Manager make in United States?

7,576 USD per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working as a Key Account Manager in United States typically earns around 7,576 USD per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Key Account Manager salaries may differ drasticlty based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find detialed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Key Account Manager Salary Distribution in United States

Median and salary distribution monthly United States Key Account Manager

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Key Account Manager salaries in United States range between 3,334 USD per month (minimum salary) to 11,440 USD per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 7,652 USD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Key Account Manager are earning less than 7,652 USD while the other half are earning more than 7,652 USD. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working as Key Account Manager are earning less than 4,944 USD while 75% of them are earning more than 4,944 USD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working as Key Account Manager are earning less than 9,737 USD while 25% are earning more than 9,737 USD.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should you be looking at?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary

Key Account Manager Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

0 - 2 Years    =  
4,023 USD
2 - 5 Years    +31%  
5,279 USD
5 - 10 Years    +18%  
6,252 USD
10 - 15 Years    +27%  
7,954 USD
15 - 20 Years    +12%  
8,927 USD
20+ Years    +20%  
10,670 USD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Experience level is the most important factor in determining your salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Key Account Manager salaries by experience level. A Key Account Manager with less than two years of experience makes approximatly 4,023 USD per month. While someone with experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 5,279 USD per month, 31% more than someone with less than two year's experience. Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 6,252 USD per month, 18% more than a person with two to five years of experience. Additionally, Key Account Manager(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 7,954 USD per month, 27% more than a person with five to ten years of experience. If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 8,927 USD per month, 12% more than a person with ten to fifteen years of experience. Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 10,670 USD per month, 20% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.


Salary comparison by years of experience monthly United States Key Account Manager

Key Account Manager Salary Comparison By Education

Certificate or Diploma    =  
5,401 USD
Bachelor's Degree    +29%  
6,982 USD
Master's Degree    +26%  
8,806 USD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add into your income? We broke down Key Account Manager salaries by education level in order to make a comparison. When the education level is Certificate or Diploma, the average salary of a Key Account Manager is 5,401 USD per month. While someone with a Bachelor's Degree gets a salary of 6,982 USD per month, 29% more than someone with Certificate or Diploma. A Master's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 8,806 USD per month, 26% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree.


Salary comparison by education level monthly United States Key Account Manager


Key Account Manager Salary Comparison By Gender

Female    =  
6,970 USD
Male    +16%  
8,069 USD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Key Account Manager employees in United States earn 16% more than their female counterparts.

Salary comparison by gender monthly United States Key Account Manager

Public / Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Private Sector    =  
6,591 USD
Public Sector    +28%  
8,448 USD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the goverment? Public sector Key Account Manager employees in United States earn 28% more than their private sector counterparts.

Public vs private sector salaries monthly United States Key Account Manager

Key Account Manager Salary Trend and Forecast in United States

How are Key Account Manager salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly United States Key Account Manager
Average Salary 2016    =  
6,974 USD
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
7,232 USD
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
7,435 USD
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
7,576 USD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Key Account Manager salaries in United States are on the rise in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 2% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2020 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

Key Account Manager Average Hourly Wage in United States

44 USD per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in United States for Key Account Manager is 44 USD. This means that the average Key Account Manager in United States earns approximatly 44 USD for every worked hour.


Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.

Key Account Manager VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Key Account Manager and Factory and Manufacturing monthly United StatesWe compared United States salaries for Key Account Manager, Factory and Manufacturing, and All Jobs and we found that Key Account Manager salaries are 46% more than those of Factory and Manufacturing. We also found out that Factory and Manufacturing salaries are 22% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Assembly Foreman2,863 USD-62%
Assembly Line Worker2,585 USD-66%
Assembly Supervisor3,961 USD-48%
Assistance Maintenance Manager6,435 USD-15%
Assistant Shipping Manager6,219 USD-18%
Chemical Equipment Controller5,480 USD-28%
Chemical Technican Apprentice5,296 USD-30%
CNC Machinist5,020 USD-34%
CNC Operator4,734 USD-38%
CNC Programmer5,245 USD-31%
Colour Technologist4,467 USD-41%
Contracts Manager6,029 USD-20%
Data Collection Coordinator4,712 USD-38%
Demand Planner4,159 USD-45%
Derrick Operator3,557 USD-53%
Director of Manufacturing7,468 USD-1%
Dock Worker3,612 USD-52%
Drying Technician3,260 USD-57%
Equipment Operator3,396 USD-55%
Export Sales Coordinator5,707 USD-25%
Factory Superintendent4,223 USD-44%
Factory Worker4,502 USD-41%
Failure Analysis Technician4,356 USD-43%
Fiberglass Laminator3,422 USD-55%
Food Technologist4,926 USD-35%
Forklift Driver3,637 USD-52%
Forming Machine Operator3,664 USD-52%
Furnace Operator3,223 USD-57%
Gas Appliance Repairer3,339 USD-56%
General Warehouse Associate5,009 USD-34%
Heavy Equipment Operator4,329 USD-43%
HSE Manager7,366 USD-3%
Industrial Engineer6,327 USD-16%
Industrial Machinery Mechanic5,053 USD-33%
Industrial Production Manager9,378 USD+24%
Industrial Safety and Health Engineer6,188 USD-18%
Intake Operator4,335 USD-43%
Key Account Manager7,576 USD=
Lift Truck Operator3,921 USD-48%
Loading Supervisor4,992 USD-34%
Logistic Coordinator5,558 USD-27%
Logistics Clerk4,437 USD-41%
Machine Operator3,515 USD-54%
Machinist3,325 USD-56%
Maintenance Manager5,975 USD-21%
Maintenance Store Clerk3,263 USD-57%
Manufacturing Engineer6,083 USD-20%
Manufacturing Engineering Manager7,409 USD-2%
Manufacturing Engineering Technologist6,912 USD-9%
Manufacturing Manager7,577 USD+0%
Manufacturing Operative6,240 USD-18%
Manufacturing Production Technician4,209 USD-44%
Manufacturing Supervisor5,368 USD-29%
Manufacturing Technician4,192 USD-45%
Materials Supervisor5,588 USD-26%
Mechanical Fitter Engineer5,854 USD-23%
Mechanical Foreman3,839 USD-49%
Merchandise Planner4,753 USD-37%
Metrology Engineer5,722 USD-24%
Operations Engineer5,865 USD-23%
Operations Manager7,054 USD-7%
Order Management Coordinator5,838 USD-23%
Order Processing Manager6,785 USD-10%
Order Selector3,992 USD-47%
Package Handler3,386 USD-55%
Packaging Manager6,806 USD-10%
Packer2,787 USD-63%
Packing Deputy Supervisor4,799 USD-37%
Planning Manager6,855 USD-10%
Plant Manager8,479 USD+12%
Precision Instrument Repairer4,406 USD-42%
Process Technician4,302 USD-43%
Product Manager7,356 USD-3%
Production Analyst6,941 USD-8%
Production Director9,130 USD+21%
Production Engineer6,428 USD-15%
Production Engineering Supervisor7,482 USD-1%
Production Inspector6,374 USD-16%
Production Laborer3,448 USD-54%
Production Manager7,784 USD+3%
Production Scheduler5,024 USD-34%
Production Supervisor5,902 USD-22%
Quality Control Analyst7,014 USD-7%
Quality Control Inspector6,000 USD-21%
Quality Control Manager7,733 USD+2%
Service Technician4,076 USD-46%
SHEQ Officer4,307 USD-43%
Shipping Manager7,185 USD-5%
Small Engine Mechanic4,709 USD-38%
Spray Painter3,338 USD-56%
Sterile Processing Technician3,900 USD-49%
Structural Welder3,326 USD-56%
Supply Chain Operative5,729 USD-24%
Technical Operator4,288 USD-43%
Technology Development Manager8,908 USD+18%
Testing Technician6,016 USD-21%
Toolmaker4,771 USD-37%
Warehouse Operative3,836 USD-49%
Warehouse Worker3,656 USD-52%
Warranty Handler4,730 USD-38%
Welder3,823 USD-50%
Workshop Manager6,820 USD-10%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Atlanta6,888 USD
Austin7,696 USD
Baltimore7,247 USD
Boston7,729 USD
Bristol5,990 USD
Chicago8,555 USD
Cincinnati6,048 USD
Cleveland6,549 USD
Dallas8,201 USD
Denver7,498 USD
Detroit7,284 USD
Honolulu5,992 USD
Houston8,483 USD
Indianapolis7,370 USD
Iowa City6,123 USD
Jacksonville7,507 USD
Kansas City6,751 USD
Kent5,867 USD
Las Vegas7,465 USD
Long Beach6,883 USD
Los Angeles8,455 USD
Memphis7,359 USD
Miami6,776 USD
Minneapolis6,828 USD
New Orleans6,264 USD
New York8,483 USD
Oakland6,437 USD
Oklahoma City7,323 USD
Orlando5,978 USD
Philadelphia8,421 USD
Phoenix8,326 USD
Sacramento6,716 USD
San Antonio7,893 USD
San Diego8,479 USD
San Francisco8,182 USD
San Jose7,967 USD
Seattle7,531 USD
Tampa6,125 USD
Vancouver6,364 USD
Washington D.C.7,502 USD

Salary Comparison By State

StateAverage Salary
Alabama7,729 USD
Alaska6,460 USD
Arizona8,107 USD
Arkansas7,178 USD
California7,824 USD
Colorado7,469 USD
Connecticut6,926 USD
Delaware6,803 USD
District of Columbia6,362 USD
Florida8,364 USD
Georgia7,855 USD
Hawaii7,088 USD
Idaho6,781 USD
Illinois7,645 USD
Indiana7,723 USD
Iowa6,821 USD
Kansas7,212 USD
Kentucky7,103 USD
Louisiana7,506 USD
Maine6,608 USD
Maryland7,879 USD
Massachusetts7,536 USD
Michigan8,258 USD
Minnesota7,468 USD
Mississippi6,716 USD
Missouri7,615 USD
Montana6,437 USD
Nebraska7,025 USD
Nevada6,857 USD
New Hampshire6,945 USD
New Jersey7,713 USD
New Mexico7,238 USD
New York8,079 USD
North Carolina7,507 USD
North Dakota6,485 USD
Ohio7,656 USD
Oklahoma7,359 USD
Oregon7,033 USD
Pennsylvania8,249 USD
Rhode Island6,466 USD
South Carolina7,654 USD
South Dakota6,532 USD
Tennessee8,031 USD
Texas8,193 USD
Utah6,647 USD
Vermont6,517 USD
Virginia7,556 USD
Washington7,913 USD
West Virginia6,715 USD
Wisconsin7,766 USD
Wyoming6,284 USD
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