A National Sales Director earns an average salary of $103,922 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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$66,327 - $148,963
(Median)
$66K
$100K
$150K
MEDIAN: $103,922
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$66,327 - $148,963  
   
Bonus
$6,802 - $59,510  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,574  
Commission
$6,787 - $51,823  
Total Pay (?
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$73,835 - $180,317  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 425
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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

National Average: $124,866

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Experience Affects National Sales Director Salaries



National Average
$125,000



Skills That Affect National Sales Director Salaries

Business Development
up arrow 48%

Technical Sales
up arrow 37%

Account Management
up arrow 6%

Strategic Sales
up arrow 3%

Sales Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$125,000

Marketing Management
up arrow 2%

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%




Telecommunications
up arrow 11%


Advertising
up arrow 16%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
37%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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