A Director, Corporate Development earns an average salary of $132,800 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Financial Modeling, Mergers and Acquisitions, Business Development, Financial Analysis, and Strategy. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$73,705 - $188,854
MEDIAN: $132,799

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$76,197 - $241,987  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 193
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Job Description for Director, Corporate Development

Directors of corporate development are generally responsible for developing and implementing long-term business strategies for their corporations. These directors must be forward-thinking and have the skills, knowledge, and foresight to accelerate these strategies through new venture investments and other development programs.


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National Average: $149,007

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Experience Affects Director, Corporate Development Salaries

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Skills That Affect Director, Corporate Development Salaries

Financial Modeling
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Mergers and Acquisitions
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Business Development
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Business Strategy
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Project Management
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National Average

Strategic Planning
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Job Satisfaction

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Years of Experience

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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 10%