Sales Director Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Sales Director is $89,700 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Technical Sales, Business Strategy, Strategic Sales, Account Management, and Business Development.
Sales Director Salary (?
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$43,528 - $140,959
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MEDIAN: $89,699
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Sales Director Salary (?
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$9.18 - $27.62
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$43,528 - $140,959  
   
Bonus
$1,546 - $44,935  
Profit Sharing
$1,019 - $21,639  
Commission
$0.00 - $51,000  
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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$48,533 - $170,839  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,886
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$9.18 - $27.62  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $35.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,546 - $44,935  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $51,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,019 - $21,639  
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).
)
$48,533 - $170,839  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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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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Pay Difference By Location

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$107,000
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Experience Affects Sales Director Salaries

National Average
$107,000

Skills That Affect Sales Director Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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National Average
$107,000
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
29%
female alumni
 
Male
71%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
19%
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%