Late-Career Account Director Salary

Wages for Late-Career Account Directors are generous, with average pay above six figures ($117K) per year. Overall cash earnings for Late-Career Account Directors vary widely between $79K and $205K; for a few high rollers, the final number can encompass upwards of $39K each from bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Women Late-Career Account Directors who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$73,688 - $174,703
MEDIAN: $116,635

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Salary $73,688 - $174,703
Bonus $1,605 - $39,453
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $38,783
Commission $29,277
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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).
$79,155 - $205,348
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 138

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $122,675

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Late-Career Account Directors that is 14 percent greater than the national average, Seattle offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Late-Career Account Directors will also find cushy salaries in Minneapolis (+14 percent) and Chicago (+11 percent). Dallas is the lowest-paying area, 18 percent south of the national average.

Key Stats for Account Director


53 %
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
20 years or more
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Account Director Salaries

Business Development

Account Management

Client Interaction

National Average

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

Strategic Planning


Project Management

Marketing Communications


Strategic Marketing

Media / Public Relations

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.


53 %
47 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 11%