Business Development Director in Seattle Salary

Earnings for Business Development Directors in Seattle come in at around $111K annually on average. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. More than half of Business Development Directors in Seattle, Wash. (67 percent) survey respondents are men. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$57,812 - $178,177
MEDIAN: $110,743

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$57,812 - $178,177  
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$59,402 - $213,217  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 96
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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.

Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Business Development Directors in Seattle, Wash. The average beginner in this position makes around $75K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $135K. Seattle Business Development Directors bring in $148K after working for 10 to 20 years. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $155K.

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Experience Affects Business Development Director Salaries

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Skills That Affect Business Development Director Salaries

Contract Negotiation
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Strategic Planning
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Strategic Sales
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Account Management
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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.


33 %
67 %

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: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 7%