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Group Account Director Salary (United States)

Group Account Directors in the United States can expect to earn an average of $135K per year. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, Group Account Directors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Women Group Account Directors who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$90,735 - $194,240
MEDIAN: $135,014
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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.
$90,735 - $194,240  
$0.00 - $24,832  
Profit Sharing
$3,000 - $15,750  
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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).
$96,718 - $209,107  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 171
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Job Description for Group Account Director

Group account directors are responsible for heading the accounting team of a corporation, or serve as a Chief Officer in charge of managing all accounts and accountants for a business. Group account directors work with a variety of companies, including major corporations, large businesses, universities, non-profits, and government agencies. The main task of those in this position is to manage (and make profitable) all of their company's accounts, and completing this task requires excellent management and accounting skills.
Group Account Director Tasks
  • Drive strategic relationships with clients to achieve expected revenue goals.
  • Provide financial counsel to clients and establish objectives.
  • Lead the development and execution of marketing programs.

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Group Account Directors only report a few specific skills. Fortunate workers who know People Management command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 25 percent above average.

Pay Difference By Location

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For Group Account Directors, busy New York offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 10 percent above the national average. Group Account Directors will also find cushy salaries in Dallas (+3 percent). Los Angeles is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 9 percent.

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Skills That Affect Group Account Director Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 37 votes.


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Years of Experience

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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 7%