Account Director

Account Director Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$111,000
$77,000
Min 10%
$111,000
Median 50%
$160,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Wieden+Kennedy
Highest Paying City
New York, NY
Highest Paying State
New York
Average Experience Level
3.1 years
How much does an account director make?
The national average salary for an Account Director in the United States is $111,466 per year or $53.59 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $160,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $77,000 per year. Most Account Director jobs are in Telecommunication companies and Internet companies. States with the highest Account Director salaries include New York, Delaware, New Jersey, Colorado, and Rhode Island. The typical tenure for an Account Director is 3.1 years.

Average Account Director Salary By Location

Account Directors in the United States of America make on average $111,466 a year or $53.59 per hour. Account Directors make the most in New York, NY at about $150,694 per year. The average starting salary in New York, NY for Account Directors is $85,000. Some of the states with the best Account Director salaries are New York, Delaware, New Jersey, Colorado, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. The lowest earning states are West Virginia, New Mexico, Vermont, Hawaii, and Florida.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
New York, NY
$150,694
2
Edison, NJ
$136,687
3
Denver, CO
$136,480
4
Philadelphia, PA
$129,189
5
Austin, TX
$124,115

Average Account Director Salary By Company

Account Directors can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Account Directors are Telecommunication companies and Internet companies. Wieden+Kennedy and Forrester Research are the best paying companies for Account Directors. Companies like Digital Realty and Sapient also report very competitive wages for Account Directors.

Average Account Director Pay By Industry

Account Director salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Manufacturing companies, Technology companies, and Health Care companies pay higher-than-average wages for Account Directors. Manufacturing companies pay their Account Directors the highest wages, averaging $119,763 per year. Technology companies and Health Care companies pay well too, at $117,930 and $115,006, respectively. The average salary for Account Directors in the Media industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $105,704.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Manufacturing
$119,763
2
Technology
$117,930
3
Health Care
$115,006
4
Professional
$114,073
5
Media
$105,704

Recently Added Account Director Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Montana State University
Account Director
01/24/2020
$80,000
University of California
Account Director
01/24/2020
$73,008
Kelly Services
Account Director
01/13/2020
$150,000
01/02/2020
$80,000
The Mixx
Account Director
12/31/2019
$130,000
Paramount Recruitment
Account Director
12/31/2019
$160,000
University of California
Account Director
12/29/2019
$73,008
Montana State University
Account Director
12/26/2019
$80,000
SBM Management
Account Director
12/10/2019
$100,000
Robert Half
Account Director
12/02/2019
$65,427
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