National Sales Director Salary

A National Sales Director earns an average salary of $102,233 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Business Development and Technical Sales. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
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$61,420 - $149,856
$61K
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MEDIAN: $102,645
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$0$180K
Salary $61,420 - $149,856
Bonus $4,894 - $58,958
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $20,273
Commission $4,146 - $70,234
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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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$73,863 - $180,598
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 312

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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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Popular Skills for National Sales Director

Pay by Experience Level for National Sales Director

Pay by Experience for a National Sales Director has a positive trend. An entry-level National Sales Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 43 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A National Sales Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 96 salaries. An experienced National Sales Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $125,000 based on 211 salaries. A National Sales Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $137,000 based on 122 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $121,611

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Key Stats for National Sales Director

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
36%
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Experience Affects National Sales Director Salaries

▲13%

▲3%

National Average
$122,000

▼16%

▼33%

Skills That Affect National Sales Director Salaries

Business Development
▲52%

Technical Sales
▲40%





▲2%

Strategic Marketing
▲1%

National Average
$122,000







Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 14%
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