Account Director Salary (United States)

An Account Director earns an average salary of $90,261 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.
Account Director Salary (?
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$60,667 - $129,563
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $90,260
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Account Director Salary (?
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$15.46 - $77.57
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MEDIAN: $49.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$60,667 - $129,563  
   
Bonus
$511 - $25,307  
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $10,201  
Commission
$0.00 - $55,203  
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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$63,832 - $144,014  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,158
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$15.46 - $77.57  
   
Overtime
$24.75 - $60.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$511 - $25,307  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $55,203  
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $10,201  
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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$63,832 - $144,014  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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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 Difference By Location

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Experience Affects Account Director Salaries

National Average
$97,000

Skills That Affect Account Director Salaries

Account Management
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Sales
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Marketing Communications
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National Average
$97,000
Client Interaction
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Strategic Marketing
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Advertising
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Media / Public Relations
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Social Media Marketing
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New Business Development
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Strategic Planning
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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
37%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 6%
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