Entry-Level Business Development Manager Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Business Development Manager earns an average salary of $56,443 per year.
Entry-Level Business Development Manager Total Pay (?
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$34,788 - $91,055
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $56,442
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Entry-Level Business Development Manager Total Pay (?
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$10.15 - $24.81
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$34,788 - $91,055  
   
Bonus
$101.06 - $20,338  
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $13,906  
Commission
$0.00 - $30,968  
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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$35,232 - $101,294  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,470
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.15 - $24.81  
   
Overtime
$15.02 - $32.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$101.06 - $20,338  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $30,968  
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $13,906  
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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$35,232 - $101,294  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,470
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Business Development Manager Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Business Development Manager in Greensboro:
"You Gotta Want It."
Prospecting potential customers, coordinating/scheduling appointments and presentations, maintaining, building relationships with existing clients, collections. I would suggest a degree in marketing or communication. I strongly recommend courses in entrepreneurship. Stress is extremely high. You have to be prepared to go through a lot of NOS to get to just 1 YES! You just have to know how to talk to people. Sure you have to be knowledgeable and well versed on what your selling but most of all you just have to know how to talk and LISTEN to people. COMMUNICATIONS DEGREE!! Excelling in sales is easy. Desire. Faith. Plan. Strategy. Implement plan / strategy. NEVER GIVE UP.

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Business Development Manager Salaries

New Business Development
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Account Sales
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Project Management
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National Average
$61,000
Sales Management
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Microsoft Excel
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Powerpoint
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Account Management
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Sales
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Microsoft Office
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Market Research
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Marketing Management
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Gender
Female
38%
female alumni
 
Male
62%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 14%
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