Group Account Director Salary

Pay for Group Account Directors in the United States sits in the ballpark of $141K annually. Total cash compensation to Group Account Directors approaches anywhere from $96K on the lower end to $219K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $35K from bonuses and upwards of $29K from profit sharing. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Group Account Directors survey participants are largely women, dominating at 62 percent. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction.

$89,180 - $197,332
(Median)
$89K
$140K
$200K
MEDIAN: $140,726
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$89,180 - $197,332  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $34,983  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $29,087  
Commission
$5,087  
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).
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$96,067 - $219,257  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 213
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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.

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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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Survey results suggest that Group Account Directors put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Customer Relationship Management, Online Marketing, Advertising, and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 10 percent and 14 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Marketing Communications. Account Management and Client Interaction are also commonly seen together.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $145,355

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Group Account Directors, 11 percent higher than the national average. Group Account Directors will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+3 percent) and Dallas (+1 percent). The lowest-paying market is Seattle, which sits 15 percent below the national average.

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Experience Affects Group Account Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%


National Average
$145,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Group Account Director Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 14%

Online Marketing
up arrow 14%

Advertising
up arrow 10%

People Management
up arrow 6%

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 2%

Client Interaction
up arrow 1%

National Average
$145,000

Account Management
up arrow 3%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
59%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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