An Account Director in Sydney, New South Wales earns an average salary of AU$95,585 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$80,168 - AU$127,433
AU$80K
AU$96K
AU$130K
MEDIAN: AU$95,848
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$144K
Salary AU$80,168 - AU$127,433
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$42,585
Commission AU$30,000
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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AU$81,330 - AU$144,373
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 142

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 important, as are filing monthly inventory reports and ensuring that anything needed for the account is readily available.

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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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Account Director

Pay by Experience for an Account Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Account Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$94,000 based on 40 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Account Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$97,000 based on 94 salaries. An experienced Account Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$102,000 based on 48 salaries. An Account Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$147,000 based on 11 salaries.

Key Stats for Account Director

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
50%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Account Director Salaries

▲50%

▲4%

National Average
AU$98,000

▼2%

▼4%

Skills That Affect Account Director Salaries




National Average
AU$98,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
50%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 89%