Six-figure salaries are the norm for Executive Directors of Account Management in the United States, with median pay hovering around $94K per year. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most people is this field find their work highly enjoyable. Women Executive Directors of Account Management who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. A large number report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and a fair number collect vision insurance.

$59,598 - $151,251
MEDIAN: $93,661

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$61,277 - $168,832  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 86

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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

  • 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 report a narrow range of specific skills. Most notably, skills in People Management, Operations Management, Account Management, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) are correlated to pay that is 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. Most people 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 who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $67K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $90K. Between 10 and 20 years, pay surpasses six figures; at this stage, the average professional scores around $116K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $123K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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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

National Average

People Management
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Operations Management
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Account Management
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Job Satisfaction

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


54 %
46 %

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: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 13%