Account Director Salary

The average salary for a Account Director in the UK is:


Job profile for a Account Director

Direct one or more accounts within a design and marketing agency. Liaise with clients and creative in order to produce marketing material for the client's brand. Dealing with printers, digital agencies, premium sourcing agencies, etc. Manage a team and responsible for finance and the future growth of the account.

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Account Director Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £35,575.

The average salary in 2009 was £46,105, based on 75 respondents (a difference of 30% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £49,641, based on 108 respondents (a difference of 8% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £49,408, based on 93 respondents (a difference of 0% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £56,605, based on 43 respondents (a difference of 15% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Account Director based on all salary survey responses is: £44,500

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Account Director is £24.11.

Assorted Account Director Salary Information

Chart to the right shows ten most recent raw datapoints. Outlying points may be discarded.
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Account Director Salary By UK Region

£44,273South East
£24,000South West
£49,800Yorkshire and North East
£48,429North West
£65,000East of England

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Account Director, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £36,165 for a worker in their 20s, £47,255 (30s), £55,935 (40s) and £55,935 (50s).
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The average salary figure above for a Account Director is considered highly likely to be representative of the UK market average due to the high number of respondents who had this exact job title.

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