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Executive Director, Account Management Salary

Executive Directors of Account Management in the United States can look forward to a sizeable six-figure salary — around $117K per year on average. In the world of Executive Directors of Account Management, overall income ranges from $69K near the bottom to $197K at the top; this can include more than $48K from bonuses and more than $31K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Executive Directors of Account Management making up 57 percent of survey respondents. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
$63,520 - $171,697
MEDIAN: $102,171

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National Salary 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.
$63,520 - $171,697  
$4,582 - $48,245  
Profit Sharing
$1,939 - $30,913  
$0.00 - $30,521  
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).
$69,125 - $196,544  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 135
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Job Description for Executive Director, Account Management

An executive director of account management is responsible for maintaining client satisfaction and ensuring clients will renew their subscription to a service and/or become repeat buyers of a product. This is generally a higher-level position within an organization that involves overseeing a staff of junior account managers who are responsible for regularly communicating with clients. A typical day for an executive director of account management includes interactions with team members, calling existing clients to gauge their satisfaction with the product or service, and reporting their team's progress and issues to other managers as needed.


Executive Director, Account Management Tasks

  • Represent the needs and interests of clients within the company.
  • Communicate with clients to determine what products and services best suit their needs.
  • Develop and implement strategies for attracting new clients and retaining current clients.
  • Oversee interactions with clients, develop relationships with clients, and ensure satisfaction with products and services.
  • Supervise and direct account management staff.

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Pay by Experience Level for Executive Director, Account Management

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. The relatively untested earn a median of $93K per year, but survey respondents who have racked up five to 10 years of experience report a six-figure median of $109K. Executive Directors of Account Management who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $132K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $135K.

Experience Affects Executive Director, Account Management Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.


43 %
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 8%