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Group Account Director Salary

Earnings for Group Account Directors in the United States come in at around $134K per year on average. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women make up the majority of Group Account Directors (62 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Most Group Account Directors like their work and job satisfaction is high. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number.

$89,676 - $194,000
MEDIAN: $134,110

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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.
$89,676 - $194,000  
$0.00 - $25,342  
Profit Sharing
$3,000 - $15,750  
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).
$96,533 - $208,536  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 186

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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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Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in People Management, Marketing Communications, Strategic Marketing, and Advertising are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 17 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Client Interaction and Account Management.

Pay Difference by Location

For Group Account Directors, working in the bustling city of New York has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Group Account Directors will also find cushy salaries in Dallas (+7 percent) and Los Angeles (+3 percent).

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Experience Affects Group Account Director Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Group Account Director Salaries

People Management
up arrow 17%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 5%

Strategic Marketing
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National Average

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Account Management
up arrow 4%

Client Interaction
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.


62 %
38 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 5%