For Business Development Directors in Houston, Texas, yearly average wages total $131K annually. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. For the most part, Business Development Directors in Houston enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. There are far more male Houston Business Development Directors survey respondents than women, making up 83 percent. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$75,503 - $179,095
MEDIAN: $131,111

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 82
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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.

For Houston Business Development Directors, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years bring in approximately $120K on average. Those in the five-to-10 year range can expect an average that is only a touch bigger at $134K. Business Development Directors in Houston, Texas claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $151K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $172K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Experience Affects Business Development Director Salaries

National Average

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Skills That Affect Business Development Director Salaries

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Strategic Project Management
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Contract Negotiation
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Strategic Sales
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New Business Development
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Project Management
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Operations Management
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Strategic Planning
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Sales Management
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Account Management
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Marketing Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.


17 %
83 %

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: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 8%