National Sales Director Salary

The average salary for a National Sales Director is $103,455 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. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
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$66,051 - $149,618
$66K
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MEDIAN: $103,455
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$66,051 - $149,618  
   
Bonus
$5,064 - $59,867  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,511  
Commission
$6,851 - $59,867  
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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$73,575 - $181,466  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 393

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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

  • Plans and directs sales force activities to maximize profit from all segments of the market.
  • Responsible for maximizing the potential sales volume of all segments of the market.

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Pay by Experience Level for National Sales Director

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $123,419

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Key Stats for National Sales Director

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
35%
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Experience Affects National Sales Director Salaries

▲14%

▲3%

National Average
$123,000

▼19%

▼34%

Skills That Affect National Sales Director Salaries

Business Development
▲49%

Technical Sales
▲38%




National Average
$123,000








Advertising
▼10%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼15%

Telecommunications
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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