The average salary for an Account Director in Australia is AU$97,426.
Is Account Director your job title? Find out what you should be paid
Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.
AU$78k - AU$146k
AU$3k - AU$60k
AU$0 - AU$3k
AU$5k - AU$74k
AU$79k - AU$161k
Your Market Worth Over Time
How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.
Job Description for Account Director
An account director ensures that clients who have account with their business stay satisfied and current with payments. Account directors manage all existing accounts, taking payments and entering them into their system correctly. They send out bills, process payments, and make sure that their clients' accounts are in order. They also must attract new customers by visiting them in person or talking with them on the telephone. Handling paperwork and analyzing reports about competitors is also imp…Read more
Account Director Tasks
- Develop and manage customer relationships in order to retain existing revenue and attain additional business.
- Develop department budget.
- Contact prospective customers by cold calling, premise visits, networking and customer appointments.
- Approve project timeline and deliverables.
- Develop sales in the designated target market by identifying new sales opportunities.
Job Satisfaction for Account Director
Account Director Job Listings
Search for more jobs
Popular Skills for Account Director
Skills in Client Interaction are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Strategic Marketing, Project Management, Business Development and Account Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Account Director
An early career Account Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$88,871 based on 37 salaries. A mid-career Account Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$94,743 based on 144 salaries. An experienced Account Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$107,097 based on 104 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$111,910.
Pay Difference by Location
Learn more about cost of living by city.
Employees with Account Director in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 3.5% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (13.0% less), Brisbane, Queensland (9.9% less) and Perth, Western Australia (6.6% less).
Years of Experience
This data is based on 313 survey responses.
Related Job Salaries
AU$49k - AU$90k
AU$55k - AU$136k
AU$54k - AU$120k
AU$53k - AU$124k
AU$64k - AU$149k
AU$44k - AU$69k
AU$44k - AU$67k
AU$57k - AU$172k
AU$46k - AU$81k
AU$96k - AU$303k