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Business Development Director Salary in Seattle

The average Seattle Business Development Director earns approximately $113K per year. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Business Development Directors in Seattle, Wash. — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Making up 71 percent of those who took the survey, male Business Development Directors in Seattle greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$54,938 - $169,962
MEDIAN: $113,275

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$54,938 - $169,962  
$1,036 - $49,225  
$9,332 - $20,347  
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).
$61,277 - $207,727  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 79

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Pay by Experience Level for Business Development Director in Seattle, Washington

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Business Development Directors in Seattle, Wash. with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Although inexperienced employees take home approximately $78K, those who have five to 10 years under their belts benefit from a six-figure median of $135K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $141K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $156K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Experience Affects Business Development Director in Seattle, Washington Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Business Development Director in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Strategic Planning
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Account Management
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Contract Negotiation
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Strategic Sales
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National Average

New Business Development
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.


29 %
71 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 10%