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National Sales Director Salary

A National Sales Director earns an average salary of $99,822 per year.
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$60,957 - $145,693
(Median)
$61K
$100K
$150K
MEDIAN: $99,822
10%
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90%

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$60,957 - $145,693  
   
Bonus
$4,055 - $45,564  
Profit Sharing
$1,003 - $20,847  
Commission
$0.34 - $50,591  
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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$72,176 - $174,915  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 829

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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.

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Experience Affects National Sales Director Salaries



National Average
$121,000



Skills That Affect National Sales Director Salaries


Market Research
up arrow 2%

Sales Management
0%

National Average
$121,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Marketing Management
up arrow 4%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 4%



Telecommunications
up arrow 9%


Advertising
up arrow 14%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 14%

Sales
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 149 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 12%