Commissions constitute a big slice (more than a third on average) of overall compensation for Market Development Managers with Sales skills, and the median take-home for this group lies near $66K. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The majority of Market Development Managers with Sales skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 56 percent. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$39,305 - $99,451
MEDIAN: $64,995

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$39,305 - $99,451  
$30.41 - $13,809  
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$41,800 - $103,654  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 42

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Pay by Experience Level for Market Development Manager

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

In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Folks who are navigating the first five years of their careers have a median salary of approximately $57K in this position. Those who have been around for five to 10 years don't get much more, though; the median salary in that group is $66K. Market Development Managers with Sales skills bring in $80K after working for 10 to 20 years. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $125K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Experience Affects Market Development Manager Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.


56 %
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 9%