Business Development Representative Salary (United States)

A Business Development Representative earns an average salary of $45,683 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Business Development Representative Total Pay (?
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$31,425 - $74,791
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $45,683
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Business Development Representative Total Pay (?
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$9.80 - $23.40
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$31,425 - $74,791  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $21,852  
Profit Sharing
$520 - $19,000  
Commission
$582 - $29,828  
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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$31,207 - $84,633  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 724
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.80 - $23.40  
   
Overtime
$13.86 - $32.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $21,852  
   
Commission
$582 - $29,828  
Profit Sharing
$520 - $19,000  
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).
)
$31,207 - $84,633  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 724
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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
  • Manage and maintain high customer satisfaction levels.
  • Identify and meet potential customers.
  • Ensure the company meets revenue and profit goals.
  • Maximize referral potentials.

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Pay by Experience Level for Business Development Representative

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Houston
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New York
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Seattle
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Los Angeles
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Dallas
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Chicago
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Austin
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National Average
$50,000
Atlanta
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San Diego
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Philadelphia
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Minneapolis
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Experience Affects Business Development Representative Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%
National Average
$50,000

Skills That Affect Business Development Representative Salaries

New Business Development
up arrow 7%
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
0%
National Average
$50,000
Business Development
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Inside Sales
up arrow 3%
Marketing Communications
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Sales
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 166 votes.

Gender

Female
42%
female alumni
 
Male
58%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 15%
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