An Account Director earns an average salary of £44,718 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Sales and Customer Relationship Management (CRM). Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

£34,251 - £68,055
£34K
£45K
£68K
MEDIAN: £44,907
10%
50%
90%
£14.75 - £29.48
£20
MEDIAN: £20.09
50%
£0£81K
Salary £34,251 - £68,055
Bonus £990 - £20,379
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £6,953
Commission £3,091 - £45,974
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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£35,405 - £81,720
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 9 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 712
Hourly Data £0£29
Hourly Rate £20.09
Overtime £22.69
Annual Data £0£81K
Bonus £990 - £20,379
Commission £3,091 - £45,974
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £6,953
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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£35,405 - £81,720
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 9 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

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.

Account Director Pay By Employer

$0$148K

Weber Shandwick
15 profiles
$93,041

$110,011

TMP Worldwide
7 profiles
$72,482

$76,151

$124,800

$92,500

$90,000

$86,476

Havas
5 profiles
$90,000

Olson
5 profiles
$110,000

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 ₤43,000 based on 90 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 ₤47,000 based on 215 salaries. An experienced Account Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤51,000 based on 141 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 ₤61,000 based on 30 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £47,846

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Key Stats for Account Director

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Account Director Salaries

▲28%

▲7%

National Average
₤48,000

▼2%

▼10%

Skills That Affect Account Director Salaries

Sales
▲35%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲33%

Client Interaction
▲5%


National Average
₤48,000





Strategic Planning
▼7%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 14%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
no benefits
None: 48%