Business Development Director in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

A Business Development Director in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $125,555 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Strategic Project Management and Operations Management.

$70,195 - $178,164
MEDIAN: $125,554

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$70,195 - $178,164  
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$77,731 - $212,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 82

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
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352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
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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.

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Experience Affects Business Development Director Salaries

National Average

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Skills That Affect Business Development Director Salaries

Strategic Project Management
up arrow 22%

Operations Management
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Project Management
up arrow 6%

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 3%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 2%

Strategic Planning
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National Average

New Business Development
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 4%

Account Management
up arrow 6%

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Sales Management
up arrow 12%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 14%

Strategic Sales
up arrow 20%

Proposal Writing
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Job Satisfaction

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


37 %
63 %

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: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 9%