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Business Director Salary (United States)

A Business Director earns an average salary of $86,490 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in Operations Management is associated with high pay for this job.
Business Director Salary (?
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$45,333 - $151,653
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MEDIAN: $86,489
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Business Director Salary (?
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$11.40 - $37.48
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$45,333 - $151,653  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $44,778  
Profit Sharing
$927 - $14,544  
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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$43,993 - $179,421  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 233
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$11.40 - $37.48  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $44,778  
   
Profit Sharing
$927 - $14,544  
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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$43,993 - $179,421  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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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
  • Interact directly with clients to consult, expand offered services, and build relationships.
  • Lead operations and performance reviews, ensuring organization standards are met.
  • Create and drive strategy and long-term plans for revenue growth and service quality.

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Pay by Experience Level for Business Director

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

Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Houston
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National Average
$88,000
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Experience Affects Business Director Salaries

National Average
$88,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 32%

Skills That Affect Business Director Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 3%
National Average
$88,000
Budget Management
up arrow 1%
Accounting
up arrow 41%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
54%
female alumni
 
Male
46%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 7%