Business Director Salary (United States)

A Business Director earns an average salary of $87,475 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Sales Management and Operations Management.
Business Director Total Pay (?
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$46,207 - $153,390
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MEDIAN: $87,475
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$46,207 - $153,390  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $44,398  
Profit Sharing
$972 - $12,913  
Total Pay (?
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$44,126 - $183,405  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 232
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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
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Pay Difference By Location
New York
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National Average
$90,000
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Experience Affects Business Director Salaries

National Average
$90,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 33%

Skills That Affect Business Director Salaries

Sales Management
up arrow 86%
Financial Analysis
up arrow 1%
National Average
$90,000
Budget Management
up arrow 3%
Accounting
up arrow 42%
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Gender
Female
52%
female alumni
 
Male
48%
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
27%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 8%
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