Entry-Level Sales Director Salary

An Entry-Level Sales Director earns an average salary of $63,399 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Business Strategy and Business Development.

$34,841 - $112,463
$35K
$63K
$110K
MEDIAN: $63,207
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$8.71 - $23.98
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MEDIAN: $14.49
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$34,841 - $112,463  
   
Bonus
$993 - $30,639  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $29,590  
Commission
$3,091 - $48,479  
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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$32,946 - $128,993  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 432
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$8.71 - $23.98  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.45  
Overtime
$12.62 - $35.51  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$993 - $30,639  
   
Commission
$3,091 - $48,479  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $29,590  
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).
)
$32,946 - $128,993  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 49

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $70,376

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Sales Director Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Sales Director in Atlanta:
"That I would feel so out of control and out of time."
Hire a dynamic staff that knows what they are doing and are sales driven.

Sales Director in San Francisco:
"Know Your Business & Take Care of Your People."
Know your business well, set the appropriate sales strategy, and take care of your people.

Sales Director in South Lake Tahoe:
"Business Maturity."
Define what level you want to be (manager, VP, SVP, etc) and start acting like them.

Key Stats for Sales Director

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 72 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
35%
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Skills That Affect Sales Director Salaries

Business Strategy
▲14%

Business Development
▲12%

Technical Sales
▲9%

New Business Development
▲3%


National Average
$70,000

Account Management
▼6%

Field Sales
▼6%

Strategic Sales
▼12%

Training
▼13%

Microsoft Excel
▼22%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼26%

Customer Relations
▼35%

Marketing Management
▼37%

Microsoft Office
▼41%

Microsoft Word
▼42%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 24%
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