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Executive Director, Account Management Salary

Compensation for Executive Directors of Account Management in the United States is generous, with average pay surpassing six figures annually ($105K). Total cash compensation for Executive Directors of Account Management runs from $70K to $199K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $48K and profit sharing that can reach almost $31K. Location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Executive Directors of Account Management like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Men make up a slight majority of Executive Directors of Account Management (57 percent) who responded to the survey.

$63,520 - $174,495
MEDIAN: $105,232

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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 - $174,495  
$3,710 - $47,920  
Profit Sharing
$1,939 - $30,913  
$0.00 - $30,000  
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 - $199,329  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 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 typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Fortunate workers who know Account Management command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 34 percent above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include 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.

Professionals with less than five years' experience earn a median of $86K annually, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts report a weighty six-figure median of $109K. Executive Directors of Account Management claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $131K. Executive Directors of Account Management who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $128K.

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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 22 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: 88% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 9%