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Average Account Director Salary in Canada

C$85,950
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$8,468
Bonus
C$15,746
Commission
C$5,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Account Director in Canada is C$85,950.
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CA$61k
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CA$86k
90%
CA$111k
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C$61k - C$111k
Bonus
C$1k - C$30k
Profit Sharing
C$900 - C$18k
Commission
C$2k - C$55k
Total Pay
C$62k - C$118k
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What Do Account Directors Do?

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

3.7 out of 5
(35)
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Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Account Directors?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Marketing Communications, Strategic Marketing, Client Interaction and Account Management.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Account Directors?

An early career Account Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$71,033 based on 27 salaries. A mid-career Account Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$83,653 based on 114 salaries. An experienced Account Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$93,345 based on 86 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$97,704.
Employees with Account Director in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 6.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (4.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Halifax, Nova Scotia (30.0% less), Mississauga, Ontario (11.3% less) and Vancouver, British Columbia (9.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 247 survey responses.
Early Career
10.9%
Mid Career
46.2%
Experienced
34.8%
Late Career
8.1%

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