Executive Director, Account Management Salary
Commissions form a big slice (just under a third) of total compensation for Executive Directors of Account Management. The median income in this area hovers around $98K. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number have medical and dental plans, and a fair number have vision insurance. Women Executive Directors of Account Management who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. It's heartening to note that most people in this field love their work, finding it both fun and rewarding.
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|Salary||$58,017 - $151,251|
|Bonus||$760 - $47,344|
|Total Pay (||$58,175 - $174,951|
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.Read More...
At least a bachelor's degree is generally required for this position, and a post-baccalaureate degree may be required or preferred. Executive directors for account management often have extensive experience in customer relationship management; they also must exhibit strong interpersonal and team management skills, since the majority of the work is conducted in teams and with clients and subordinates. Proficiency with basic computer programs and the ability to give effective presentations are needed as well. This job typically takes place in an office setting during regular business hours, although overtime and/or travel may occur depending on the company and scope of the position.
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
Survey takers who work as Executive Directors of Account Management report a focused set of job skills. 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. Operations Management and Account Management also typically command lower compensation. Most people experienced in 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.
People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $66K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $90K. Experienced professionals — those with 10 to 20 years in the field — see salaries in the six-figure territory, securing around $130K on average. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make no more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage.
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