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Business Development Director Salary in Seattle

An average Business Development Director in Seattle can expect to take home roughly $114K per year. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Business Development Directors in Seattle — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Most Business Development Directors in Seattle, Wash. survey respondents are men (71 percent). The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$54,038 - $173,935
MEDIAN: $114,344

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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.
$54,038 - $173,935  
$2,909 - $49,035  
$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).
$61,825 - $211,692  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 82

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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 with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. The relatively untested earn a median of $78K per year, but survey respondents who have racked up five to 10 years of experience report a six-figure median of $135K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $144K in this role. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $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 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: 91% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 9%