An Entry-Level Sales Director earns an average salary of $59,670 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Business Strategy and Business Development.

$31,948 - $108,203
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $59,669
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$8.74 - $25.17
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$31,948 - $108,203  
   
Bonus
$980 - $30,017  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $34,817  
Commission
$3,027 - $50,167  
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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$31,241 - $124,805  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 450
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$8.74 - $25.17  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.45  
Overtime
$12.58 - $35.76  
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
$980 - $30,017  
   
Commission
$3,027 - $50,167  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $34,817  
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).
)
$31,241 - $124,805  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $67,083

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Sales Director Advice

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

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.

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Skills That Affect Sales Director Salaries

Business Strategy
up arrow 25%

Business Development
up arrow 11%

New Business Development
up arrow 8%

Sales Management
up arrow 3%

National Average
$67,000

Field Sales
up arrow 2%

Account Management
up arrow 5%

Strategic Sales
up arrow 6%

Training
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 22%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 32%

Customer Relations
up arrow 34%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 36%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 38%

Marketing Management
up arrow 38%

Advertising
up arrow 39%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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