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Account Director Salary

The average salary for an Account Director is $90,788 per year. A skill in Business Development is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
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$61,063 - $130,621
(Median)
$61K
$91K
$130K
MEDIAN: $90,787
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50%
90%

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$15.32 - $78.30
(Median)
$15
$49
$78
MEDIAN: $49.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$61,063 - $130,621  
   
Bonus
$511 - $25,340  
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $10,318  
Commission
$0.00 - $54,911  
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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$64,452 - $144,338  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,224
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$15.32 - $78.30  
   
Overtime
$24.32 - $51.89  
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
$511 - $25,340  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $54,911  
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $10,318  
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).
)
$64,452 - $144,338  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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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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Experience Affects Account Director Salaries



National Average
$97,000



Skills That Affect Account Director Salaries


Account Management
up arrow 3%

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 1%

Sales
up arrow 1%

Client Interaction
0%

Advertising
0%

National Average
$97,000

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 1%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%


New Business Development
up arrow 6%


Social Media Marketing
up arrow 13%

Marketing Management
up arrow 17%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 216 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 6%