An Account Director earns an average salary of $88,454 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Account Director Total Pay (?
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$59,297 - $128,647
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MEDIAN: $88,454
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Account Director Total Pay (?
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$16.00 - $76.98
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,297 - $128,647  
   
Bonus
$498.33 - $25,254  
Profit Sharing
$973 - $10,342  
Commission
$0.00 - $55,577  
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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$62,248 - $143,697  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,103
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$16.00 - $76.98  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $51.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$498.33 - $25,254  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $55,577  
Profit Sharing
$973 - $10,342  
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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$62,248 - $143,697  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,103
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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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Experience Affects Account Director Salaries

National Average
$96,000

Skills That Affect Account Director Salaries

Account Management
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$96,000
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Strategic Marketing
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Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
58%
female alumni
 
Male
42%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 7%
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