An Account Director earns an average salary of C$82,618 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Online Marketing is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

C$58,906 - C$113,700
C$59K
C$82K
C$110K
MEDIAN: C$81,799
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$120K
Salary C$58,906 - C$113,700
Bonus C$125 - C$28,250
Profit Sharing C$776 - C$10,304
Commission C$3,041 - C$60,608
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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C$59,967 - C$120,800
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 289

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.

Common Career Paths for Account Director


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Popular Skills for Account Director

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 C$71,000 based on 34 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 C$87,000 based on 86 salaries. An experienced Account Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$98,000 based on 53 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 C$110,000 based on 15 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$85,594

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Key Stats for Account Director

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
47%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Account Director Salaries

▲28%

▲15%

▲1%

National Average
C$86,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect Account Director Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
47%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 10%