Business Director Salary

A Business Director earns an average salary of $98,394 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in Business Strategy is associated with high pay for this job.

$50,470 - $164,844
$50K
$100K
$160K
MEDIAN: $100,153
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50%
90%

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$13.14 - $22.07
$13
$18
$22
MEDIAN: $17.69
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$50,470 - $164,844  
   
Bonus
$3,031 - $40,963  
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $49,132  
Commission
$12,500  
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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$41,208 - $196,023  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 133
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$13.14 - $22.07  
   
Overtime
$27.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$3,031 - $40,963  
   
Commission
$12,500  
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $49,132  
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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$41,208 - $196,023  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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Job Description for Business Director

Business directors' main responsibility is implementing effecting marketing strategies and business decisions. They help develop strategies to foster the growth and development of the business. Business directors work with a variety of departments to develop these strategies,such as sales, legal, and finance. They also analyze existing practices to determine what should be expanded, improved, or ended. Paying attention to their particular market and/or sector is essential in developing and monitoring business practices. Although business analysis and strategy is important, it is also imperative that the business director has excellent interpersonal skills since they work directly with many employees and consumers. These directors also often perform a supervisory role, providing guidance, delegating tasks, and disciplining staff as necessary. This is typically a full time position that takes place in an office setting. Overtime may be required depending on approaching deadlines and the needs of the business.

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Business Director Tasks

  • Create and drive strategy and long-term plans for revenue growth and service quality.
  • Lead operations and performance reviews, ensuring organization standards are met.
  • Interact directly with clients to consult, expand offered services, and build relationships.

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Pay by Experience Level for Business Director

Pay by Experience for a Business Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Business Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 37 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Business Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 56 salaries. An experienced Business Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 67 salaries. A Business Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $142,000 based on 33 salaries.

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Key Stats for Business Director

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Business Director Salaries

▲46%

▲24%

National Average
$97,000

▼19%

▼36%

Skills That Affect Business Director Salaries

Business Strategy
▲122%

National Average
$97,000

Operations Management
▼2%



Human Resources
▼16%

Accounting
▼46%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 14%
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