Business Development Director Salary in Seattle

Median pay for Seattle Business Development Directors lies in the neighborhood of $116K per year. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$55,969 - $173,706

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$55,969 - $173,706  
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$9,332 - $20,347  
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$66,670 - $211,456  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 83
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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 who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Although inexperienced employees take home approximately $78K, those who have five to 10 years under their belts benefit from a six-figure median of $137K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $147K. Business Development Directors in Seattle, Wash. with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $156K.

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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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Contract Negotiation
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Strategic Sales
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Account Management
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National Average

New Business Development
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Strategic Project Management
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.


30 %
70 %

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: 89% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 9%