Commissions constitute a big slice (roughly two in five on average) of overall compensation for Business Development Directors in Boston, Mass., and the median take-home for this group lies near $147K. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Business Development Directors in Boston. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 63 percent of Boston Business Development Directors are male. A large number get medical and dental insurance, and close to one-half get vision plans, too. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$60,043 - $170,740
(Median)
$60K
$120K
$170K
MEDIAN: $122,953
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Salary
$60,043 - $170,740  
   
Bonus
$1,021 - $51,233  
Profit Sharing
$24,566  
Commission
$61,000  
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).
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$60,043 - $201,527  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 70
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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.


Although employees with less than five years' experience earn around $80K on average, the five-to-10 year group has a much higher, six-figure median of $108K. On average, Business Development Directors in Boston make $162K following one to two decades on the job. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $153K by contrast.

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Experience Affects Business Development Director Salaries



National Average
$147,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 27%

Entry-Level
up arrow 46%

Skills That Affect Business Development Director Salaries

Operations Management
up arrow 32%

Strategic Sales
up arrow 26%

Sales
up arrow 24%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 15%

Proposal Writing
up arrow 15%

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 12%


National Average
$147,000

New Business Development
up arrow 1%

Negotiation
up arrow 5%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 14%

Account Management
up arrow 17%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 17%

Strategic Project Management
up arrow 19%

Marketing Management
up arrow 39%

Project Management
up arrow 46%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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