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National Sales Director Salary (United States)

A National Sales Director earns an average salary of $99,876 per year.
National Sales Director Salary (?
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$60,221 - $146,546
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $99,876
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$60,221 - $146,546  
   
Bonus
$4,007 - $44,451  
Profit Sharing
$1,510 - $24,088  
Commission
$0.34 - $50,519  
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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$71,305 - $175,218  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 798
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Job Description for National Sales Director

A sales director’s primary responsibility is the development of a sales plan that is scalable and transferrable to meet the needs of regional and local sales teams. As this is considered a senior management position, a national sales director holds considerable responsibility over a wide range of duties. A director works with sales representatives and account managers to provide oversight and coaching on all sales functions and to identify opportunities to improve sales and gross margins. They must build strong relationships with the customer base through networking and outreach to generate new and repeat business. The national sales director also partners with the marketing department to ensure effective marketing strategies, support product launches, and help with other key developments along the life cycle of a product. Finally, a director must be involved with operations and supply chain departments to forecast product demand, ensuring roper inventory management and delivery of goods.
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National Sales Director Tasks
  • Responsible for maximizing the potential sales volume of all segments of the market.
  • Plans and directs sales force activities to maximize profit from all segments of the market.

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Pay by Experience Level for National Sales Director

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

Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
up arrow 23%
Houston
up arrow 16%
Atlanta
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Boston
up arrow 13%
Detroit
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Charlotte
up arrow 9%
New York
up arrow 4%
Denver
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San Diego
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Dallas
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Miami
0%
National Average
$121,000
Seattle
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Los Angeles
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Pittsburgh
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Experience Affects National Sales Director Salaries

National Average
$121,000

Skills That Affect National Sales Director Salaries

Strategic Sales
up arrow 3%
Market Research
up arrow 2%
Sales Management
0%
National Average
$121,000
Marketing Communications
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 9%
Telecommunications
up arrow 10%
Advertising
up arrow 10%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 11%
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 14%
Sales
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
24%
female alumni
 
Male
76%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 12%