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Account Director Salary

An Account Director earns an average salary of $91,748 per year. A skill in Business Development is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
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$61,755 - $131,211
(Median)
$62K
$92K
$130K
MEDIAN: $91,748
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50%
90%

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$15.71 - $77.42
(Median)
$16
$49
$77
MEDIAN: $49.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$61,755 - $131,211  
   
Bonus
$506 - $25,982  
Profit Sharing
$3.00 - $14,600  
Commission
$0.00 - $54,631  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$64,966 - $146,024  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,316
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$15.71 - $77.42  
   
Overtime
$24.32 - $61.04  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$506 - $25,982  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $54,631  
Profit Sharing
$3.00 - $14,600  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$64,966 - $146,024  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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Job Description for Account Director

An account director ensures that clients who have account with their business stay satisfied and current with payments. Account directors manage all existing accounts, taking payments and entering them into their system correctly. They send out bills, process payments, and make sure that their clients' accounts are in order. They also must attract new customers by visiting them in person or talking with them on the telephone. Handling paperwork and analyzing reports about competitors is also important, as are filing monthly inventory reports and ensuring that anything needed for the account is readily available.

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Account Director Tasks

  • Approve project timeline and deliverables.
  • Develop sales in the designated target market by identifying new sales opportunities.
  • Contact prospective customers by cold calling, premise visits, networking and customer appointments.
  • Develop and manage customer relationships in order to retain existing revenue and attain additional business.
  • Develop department budget.

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Pay by Experience Level for Account Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Account Director Salaries



National Average
$98,000



Skills That Affect Account Director Salaries


Sales
up arrow 4%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 3%

Account Management
up arrow 2%

Advertising
up arrow 2%

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 1%

National Average
$98,000

Client Interaction
up arrow 1%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 1%

New Business Development
up arrow 5%


Marketing Management
up arrow 6%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 8%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 202 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 6%
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