Entry-Level Business Development Manager Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Business Development Manager earns an average salary of $57,033 per year. A skill in Strategic Planning is associated with high pay for this job.
Entry-Level Business Development Manager Total Pay (?
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$35,006 - $91,289
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MEDIAN: $57,033
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Entry-Level Business Development Manager Total Pay (?
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$10.06 - $24.84
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$35,006 - $91,289  
   
Bonus
$99.52 - $20,316  
Profit Sharing
$501 - $13,906  
Commission
$0.00 - $31,016  
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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$35,307 - $101,328  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,485
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.06 - $24.84  
   
Overtime
$14.43 - $33.56  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$99.52 - $20,316  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $31,016  
Profit Sharing
$501 - $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).
)
$35,307 - $101,328  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,485
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Pay Difference By Location

San Jose
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Houston
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Chicago
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$61,000
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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 Sunnyvale:
"Try To Create Your Own Business As Early As Possible."
Business is unpredictable so it's better to take the challenge at an early age, don't be afraid to fail, failure is the best path to success. If you like to stay in your comfort zone then it will turn your career into hell when you are older ( close to 50 )
Business Development Manager in New York:
"Get Ready To Travel."
Global travel is fun and taxing. Get to learn new cultures and ways of doing business. Make sure it aligns to the job opportunities you want next when you might want to slow down the traveling.
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
0%
National Average
$61,000
Microsoft Excel
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Powerpoint
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Account Management
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Sales
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Sales Management
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Microsoft Office
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Market Research
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Microsoft Word
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Marketing Management
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Gender

Female
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female alumni
 
Male
61%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 15%
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