Commissions constitute a big slice (just under one in three on average) of overall compensation for Executive Directors of Account Management, and the median take-home for this group lies near $97K. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women Executive Directors of Account Management who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Executive Directors of Account Management largely appreciate their work and find this position highly satisfactory. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn vision coverage.

$56,609 - $149,677
$57K
$91K
$150K
MEDIAN: $91,015
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Salary
$56,609 - $149,677  
   
Bonus
$766 - $46,978  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
Commission
$30,000  
Total Pay (?
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$56,171 - $171,358  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 80

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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.

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Executive Director, Account Management Tasks

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

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Popular Skills for Executive Director, Account Management


Executive Directors of Account Management typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Fortunate workers who know People Management command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 28 percent above average. Those listing Customer Relationship Management as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Account Management and Operations Management also typically command lower compensation. The majority of those who know Account Management also know Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Executive Director, Account Management

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


Executive Directors of Account Management with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $66K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $88K. Six-figure salaries surface after one to two decades on the job — experienced professionals in this group reap a six-figure median of $110K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $130K on average.

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Key Stats for Executive Director, Account Management

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
28%
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Experience Affects Executive Director, Account Management Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

National Average
$97,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Entry-Level
up arrow 32%

Skills That Affect Executive Director, Account Management Salaries

People Management
up arrow 28%

National Average
$97,000

Operations Management
up arrow 3%

Account Management
up arrow 4%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 38%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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