Business Development Manager Salary (United States)

A Business Development Manager earns an average salary of $71,849 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Strategic Sales and Strategic Planning.
Business Development Manager Total Pay (?
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$40,234 - $118,117
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Business Development Manager Total Pay (?
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$10.37 - $39.63
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,234 - $118,117  
   
Bonus
$506 - $27,392  
Profit Sharing
$971 - $14,822  
Commission
$0.00 - $40,236  
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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$42,453 - $133,028  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 6,217
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.37 - $39.63  
   
Overtime
$12.60 - $35.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$506 - $27,392  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $40,236  
Profit Sharing
$971 - $14,822  
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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$42,453 - $133,028  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 6,217
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Job Description for Business Development Manager
A business development manager plays many different roles related to helping a business grow. One main duty of a business development manager is achieving revenue goals. An individual in this position must actively identify and generate prospects using strategies geared towards customers in their target markets. Maintaining good working relationships with current clients is key as well. This helps to increase client retention and to promote new sales and connections through referrals and references. Along those same lines, a business development manager must also find and develop new and existing referral sources from which successful referential relationships can be gained. A typical day in the life of a business development manager may include meeting with different company teams and establishing goals and strategies, meeting with clients to discuss business relationships, developing proposals for new strategies, etc. Business development managers are hired in almost any and every type of industry.
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Business Development Manager Tasks
  • Identify and develop new and existing referral sources to develop successful referring relationships.
  • Actively identify and generate prospects through strategic sales strategies focusing on customers in target markets.
  • Achieve revenue goals.
  • Maintain good working relationships with existing clients previously to enhance client retention and new sales through referrals and references.
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Gender
Female
33%
female alumni
 
Male
67%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
14%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 12%
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