Group Account Director Salary

Group Account Directors in the United States can expect wages of $136K annually on average. Incomes of Group Account Directors vary widely depending on performance components; bonuses and profit sharing that can occasionally exceed $30K cause paychecks to spread between $95K on the low end and $212K on the high end. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Women make up the majority of Group Account Directors (62 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority.

$88,125 - $194,594
MEDIAN: $135,765

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$88,125 - $194,594  
$0.00 - $29,748  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $29,799  
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).
$95,125 - $211,926  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 193
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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 report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, facility with Online Marketing, People Management, and Advertising are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 25 percent, 15 percent, and 6 percent, respectively.

Pay Difference by Location

Group Account Directors will find that New York offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 12 percent. Group Account Directors will also find cushy salaries in Dallas (+5 percent). In Los Angeles, salaries are 3 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

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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

Online Marketing
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People Management
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Marketing Communications
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Strategic Marketing
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Account Management

National Average

Client Interaction
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 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: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 5%