Earnings for Group Account Directors in the United States come in at around $141K per year on average. Geography and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number receive medical and dental insurance and a majority get vision plans. For the most part, Group Account Directors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$88,102 - $190,967
$88K
$140K
$190K
MEDIAN: $140,749
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$88,102 - $190,967  
   
Bonus
$2,457 - $35,396  
Profit Sharing
$6,000  
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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$90,988 - $218,010  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 153

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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

  • Lead the development and execution of marketing programs.
  • Provide financial counsel to clients and establish objectives.
  • Drive strategic relationships with clients to achieve expected revenue goals.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $143,834

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

Surpassing the national average by 12 percent, Group Account Directors in New York receive some of the highest pay in the country. Group Account Directors will also find cushy salaries in Dallas (+8 percent) and Chicago (+4 percent). Seattle is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 14 percent. Employers also pay below the national average in Los Angeles and Minneapolis (3 percent lower).

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Key Stats for Group Account Director

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
1-4 years
1%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
62%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Group Account Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%


National Average
$144,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Group Account Director Salaries

Advertising
up arrow 18%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 15%

People Management
up arrow 4%

Online Marketing
up arrow 1%

Client Interaction
0%

Account Management
0%

National Average
$144,000

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 4%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 6%

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
1%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
62%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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