The average salary for a Business Development Representative is $44,374 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Technical Sales and Lead Generation.
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$33,391 - $69,039
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$33K
$44K
$69K
MEDIAN: $44,373
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$9.90 - $24.31
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$24
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$33,391 - $69,039  
   
Bonus
$517 - $24,331  
Profit Sharing
$183.53 - $20,044  
Commission
$2,003 - $27,617  
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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$30,824 - $77,421  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 710
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.90 - $24.31  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.25  
Overtime
$14.68 - $36.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$517 - $24,331  
   
Commission
$2,003 - $27,617  
Profit Sharing
$183.53 - $20,044  
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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$30,824 - $77,421  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 127

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Job Description for Business Development Representative

A business development representative is a specialized role related to the sales department of a company. While a sales representative works with existing clients to keep them happy and serve their needs, business development reps seek out and build new business for their enterprise. This not only involves finding new clients for existing applications of an organization’s goods and services, but also finding entirely new clientele sets who may have not initially been marketing targets for their company.

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Business Development Representative Tasks

  • Ensure the company meets revenue and profit goals.
  • Maximize referral potentials.
  • Manage and maintain high customer satisfaction levels.
  • Identify and meet potential customers.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,141

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Business Development Representative Reviews

What is it like working as a Business Development Representative?

Business Development Representative in Casa Grande:
"The ACO Life."
Pros: The people I work with, the products I sell, the customers I speak with on a daily basis, the atmosphere, the relationships I have built and continue to build.
Cons: I think our pay and bonuses are extremely low.

Business Development Representative in New York:
"Great firm."
Pros: Great industries to work with. Great people. Great culture. Great office. Great benefits.
Cons: Long close time for enterprise sales.

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Experience Affects Business Development Representative Salaries




National Average
$49,000


Skills That Affect Business Development Representative Salaries


Lead Generation
up arrow 14%

Salesforce
up arrow 7%

Outbound Calls
up arrow 5%

Account Sales
up arrow 3%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 2%

Business Development
up arrow 1%

New Business Development
up arrow 1%

Account Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$49,000

Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%


Sales
up arrow 12%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 14%

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 16%

Customer Service
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 85 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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