Account Director Salary

The average salary for an Account Director is $92,328 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
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$62,232 - $133,965
(Median)
$62K
$92K
$130K
MEDIAN: $92,328
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$14.79 - $76.03
(Median)
$15
$49
$76
MEDIAN: $48.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$62,232 - $133,965  
   
Bonus
$495.51 - $29,109  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,044  
Commission
$0.00 - $58,412  
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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$65,222 - $148,874  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,541
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$14.79 - $76.03  
   
Overtime
$48.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$495.51 - $29,109  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $58,412  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,044  
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).
)
$65,222 - $148,874  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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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

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $98,979

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Experience Affects Account Director Salaries



National Average
$99,000



Skills That Affect Account Director Salaries


up arrow 9%

Advertising
up arrow 3%

Account Management
up arrow 2%

Marketing Management
up arrow 1%

Strategic Marketing
0%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
0%

Online Marketing
0%

National Average
$99,000

Client Interaction
up arrow 1%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 2%


New Business Development
up arrow 8%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 9%


Marketing Communications
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 207 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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