Business Development Director in Seattle Salary

A substantial slice of final earnings for Business Development Directors in Seattle (close to a third) arrives through commissions. Median overall income in this area is approximately $124K. More than half of Seattle Business Development Directors (66 percent) survey respondents are men. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Business Development Directors in Seattle, Wash. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$50,637 - $156,196
$51K
$98K
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MEDIAN: $97,883
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Salary $50,637 - $156,196
Bonus $2,909 - $51,823
Commission $40,000
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$54,337 - $207,725
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 50

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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

Pay by Experience for a Business Development Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Business Development Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 17 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Business Development Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $112,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Business Development Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $157,000 based on 25 salaries. A Business Development Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $155,000 based on 11 salaries.

Key Stats for Business Development Director

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Business Development Director Salaries

▲27%

Late-Career
▲25%

National Average
$124,000

Mid-Career
▼9%

Entry-Level
▼31%

Skills That Affect Business Development Director Salaries

Strategic Sales
▲56%

Strategic Planning
▲42%

Contract Negotiation
▲28%

Negotiation
▲21%


Account Management
▲3%

National Average
$124,000

Sales
▼3%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼18%

Project Management
▼19%

Strategic Project Management
▼43%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 5%
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