The average salary for an Experienced Account Director in Australia is AU$107,555.
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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.
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Popular Skills for Account Director
Skills in Business Development and Strategic Marketing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Client Interaction, Project Management 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$88,579 based on 36 salaries. A mid-career Account Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$94,970 based on 147 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$120,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Account Director in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 18.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (8.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (23.4% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (3.7% less).
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