Business Development Director in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

Total annual pay for Business Development Directors in Boston is approximately $141K, and commissions account for a significant portion of this final number — slightly less than one-half on average. The majority of Business Development Directors in Boston, Mass. (66 percent) who took the survey are men. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Boston Business Development Directors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$51,679 - $166,438
$52K
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MEDIAN: $119,134
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$51,679 - $166,438  
   
Bonus
$1,021 - $58,175  
Profit Sharing
$24,566  
Commission
$65,000  
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$52,231 - $197,437  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 72

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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
4.6%

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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 $105,000 based on 16 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 $113,000 based on 24 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 $160,000 based on 29 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 $145,000 based on 20 salaries.

Key Stats for Business Development Director

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Business Development Director Salaries

▲13%

▲3%

National Average
$141,000

▼20%

Entry-Level
▼25%

Skills That Affect Business Development Director Salaries

Sales
▲30%

Strategic Sales
▲25%

Contract Negotiation
▲14%

Marketing Communications
▲11%

Microsoft Office
▲6%

Negotiation
▲5%



National Average
$141,000

Strategic Project Management
▼1%

Strategic Marketing
▼4%

Account Management
▼7%

Strategic Planning
▼10%

Project Management
▼45%

Marketing Management
▼56%

Operations Management
▼57%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 11%
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