Head of accounts department, Account Director of the company is managing and heading the accounts section of the organisation. They are paid handsome salaries in Metropolitan cities of India. The pay scale vary across the metropolitan cities but higher than other cities of India. Salaries of account director is around Rs. 40k to Rs. 1.6 lakh per month. The average annual salary of account director is Rs 10 lakh. The annual salary band of account director is Rs 5.25 lakh to Rs 19 lakh. If we include incentives in salary, then the bracket of salary becomes Rs 6 lakh to Rs 22 lakh. Salary of Account Manager lower than Account Director but much higher than Account Executive. Account Managers are getting average annual package of Rs 5.8 lakh. Salaries of Account Director and other related designation are shown in the table.

Salaries of Account Director and other designation
Designation Salary with Incentive Salary with Incentive
Account Director Rs 5.25 lakh to Rs 19 lakh Rs 5.8 lakh to Rs 22 lakh
Account Manager Rs 2.5 lakh to Rs 13 lakh Rs 2.6 lakh to Rs 15 lakh
Account Manager Sales Rs 3 lakh to Rs 14 lakh Rs 3.1 lakh to Rs 18 lakh
Key Account Manager Rs 2.7 lakh to Rs 12 lakh Rs 2.9 lakh to Rs 15 lakh

The comparison of average salaries of account director and other related designation is shown in the graph given below

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Salaries of Account Director at Metropolitan cities in Advertising Industry
In metropolitan cities, Account Director are paid handsome pack of salary. In comparison of Delhi and Mumbai, we conclude that Delhi pays higher salaries to Account Director than Mumbai. The salaries of Account Director in Delhi and Mumbai with different experience is shown in the following table.

Salaries of Account Director in Delhi and Mumbai of Advertising Industry

Delhi Mumbai
Low Salary High Salary Low Salary High Salary
1-3 years 2,00,000 3,50,000 2,50,000 3,25,000
3-5 years 3,50,000 5,50,000 3,50,000 5,00,000
5-10 years 5,20,000 7,50,000 5,00,000 7,00,000
10-15 years 7,50,000 9,00,000 7,50,000 9,00,000
15 years & above 9,00,000 13,00,000 9,00,000 3,50,000

Note: Figures are in INR.

Other metropolitan cities like Ahmedabad, Chennai, Bangalore and hyderabad are also paying handsome packages to their Account Director. Bangalore is highest payer in this regards for experienced one and other also. Among these cities, salaries in chennai and Bangalore has higher paying trends. Where, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad are paying lower than these mentioned cities. The salary of Account Director in these Metropolitan is given the following table.

Salaries of Account Director in other metropolitan cities of Advertising Industry
Ahmedabad Chennai Bangalore Hyderabad
Low Salary High Salary Low Salary High Salary Low Salary High Salary Low Salary High Salary
1-3 years 1,55,000 2,25\,000 2,00,000 3,50,000 2,75,000 3,50,000 1,75,000 275,000
3-5 years 2,00,000 2,75,000 3,50,000 5,00,000 3,50,000 5,25,000 3,00,000 450,000
5-10 years 3,00,000 5,00,000 5,00,000 7,00,000 5,00,000 7,50,000 4,50,000 650,000
10-15 years 5,00,000 7,00,000 7,50,000 9,00,000 7,50,000 9,00,000 6,50,000 850,000
15 years & above 7,00,000 10,00,000 9,00,000 13,00,000 9,00,000 14,00,000 9,00,000 12,00,000

Note: Figures are in INR.