Business Development Director in Seattle Salary

The median total income of Business Development Directors in Seattle, Wash. is around $127K, and for the average worker in this area, a good chunk of that (just under one in three, in fact) comes from commissions. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Male Business Development Directors in Seattle are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 59 percent of the field. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$51,376 - $173,436
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MEDIAN: $104,964
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$51,376 - $173,436  
   
Bonus
$300.00 - $51,204  
Commission
$40,000  
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$53,619 - $211,475  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.5%

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Pay by Experience Level for Business Development Director

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


In this occupation, salaries for the relatively untested average out to $85K, but folks in the five-to-10 year range enjoy a much heftier median of $113K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $157K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $155K.

Key Stats for Business Development Director

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
20%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Business Development Director Salaries

▲24%

Late-Career
▲22%

National Average
$127,000

Mid-Career
▼11%

Entry-Level
▼33%

Skills That Affect Business Development Director Salaries

Strategic Sales
▲52%

Strategic Planning
▲38%

Contract Negotiation
▲25%

Negotiation
▲18%


Account Management
▼0%

National Average
$127,000

Sales
▼5%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼20%

Project Management
▼21%

Strategic Project Management
▼45%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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