Account Director Salary

The average salary for an Account Director is $92,558 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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$63,435 - $136,893
$63K
$93K
$140K
MEDIAN: $92,558
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50%
90%

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$16.86 - $87.59
$17
$45
$88
MEDIAN: $45.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$63,435 - $136,893  
   
Bonus
$1,008 - $33,887  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $31,319  
Commission
$4,983 - $76,813  
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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$65,968 - $153,121  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 975
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$16.86 - $87.59  
   
Overtime
$23.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,008 - $33,887  
   
Commission
$4,983 - $76,813  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $31,319  
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).
)
$65,968 - $153,121  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Account Director

Pay by Experience for an Account Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Account Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 169 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Account Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $94,000 based on 493 salaries. An experienced Account Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $109,000 based on 490 salaries. An Account Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $123,000 based on 124 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $98,999

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Key Stats for Account Director

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 136 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Account Director Salaries

▲24%

▲10%

National Average
$99,000

▼5%

▼25%

Skills That Affect Account Director Salaries

▲9%


▲4%


Marketing Management
▲1%

Strategic Planning
▼0%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼0%

National Average
$99,000





New Business Development
▼8%

Online Marketing
▼10%


Social Media Marketing
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 136 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 8%
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