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Executive Director, Account Management Salary

Generous salaries abound for Executive Directors of Account Management in the United States, with average pay above six figures ($106K) per year. Total incomes of Executive Directors of Account Management incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $48K from bonuses and close to $59K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $70K and $197K. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Men make up a slight majority of Executive Directors of Account Management (57 percent) who responded to the survey. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$63,520 - $173,568
MEDIAN: $105,934

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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 - $173,568  
$4,657 - $47,920  
Profit Sharing
$1,750 - $58,900  
$0.00 - $7,630  
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).
$69,506 - $196,826  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 125

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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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Executive Directors of Account Management note just a narrow range of job skills. Fortunate workers who know Account Management can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 31 percent above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Customer Relationship Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Executive Director, Account Management

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

Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Executive Directors of Account Management — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $93K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $111K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $130K. Executive Directors of Account Management with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are no higher than those with 10 to 20 years on the job.

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Experience Affects Executive Director, Account Management Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Executive Director, Account Management Salaries

Account Management
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National Average

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 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: 87% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 10%