Sales Director Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Sales Director is $89,831 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Technical Sales, Business Strategy, Strategic Sales, Business Development, and Account Management.
Sales Director Total Pay (?
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$43,408 - $140,809
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MEDIAN: $89,830
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Sales Director Total Pay (?
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$9.24 - $24.47
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$43,408 - $140,809  
   
Bonus
$1,935 - $44,955  
Profit Sharing
$1,024 - $19,916  
Commission
$0.00 - $53,382  
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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$48,480 - $171,448  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,957
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$9.24 - $24.47  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $34.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,935 - $44,955  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $53,382  
Profit Sharing
$1,024 - $19,916  
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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$48,480 - $171,448  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,957
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Job Description for Sales Director
Sales directors serve as the brain for sales teams. They are the leader of a team whose primary goal is to generate revenue and maximize profits. Sales directors must be able to manage a group of people while understanding how to sell to customers and implement a variety of strategies to make the sale.
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Sales Director Tasks
  • Direct the management staff in meeting sales objectives and goals.
  • Plan, direct and implement sales programs for one or more of the company's product line.
  • Develop, forecast and monitor budget and utilize operational resources.
  • Maintain contact with key markets and customers, while maximizing potential volume.
  • Plans and directs sales force activities to maximize profit from all segments of the market.
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National Average
$107,000
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Experience Affects Sales Director Salaries

National Average
$107,000

Skills That Affect Sales Director Salaries

National Average
$107,000
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Gender
Female
30%
female alumni
 
Male
70%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
25%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 13%
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