A National Sales Director earns an average salary of $100,084 per year.
National Sales Director Total Pay (?
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$60,542 - $145,517
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MEDIAN: $100,083
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Salary
$60,542 - $145,517  
   
Bonus
$4,122 - $45,773  
Profit Sharing
$1,030 - $20,859  
Commission
$3,867 - $50,742  
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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$73,086 - $176,409  
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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
Cincinnati
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Atlanta
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Cleveland
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Boston
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Detroit
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Houston
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Charlotte
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Baltimore
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Minneapolis
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New York
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National Average
$123,000
Denver
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Los Angeles
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Experience Affects National Sales Director Salaries

National Average
$123,000

Skills That Affect National Sales Director Salaries

Strategic Sales
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Market Research
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National Average
$123,000
Marketing Communications
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Sales Management
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Strategic Marketing
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Word
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Gender
Female
21%
female alumni
 
Male
79%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
32%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 11%
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