An Entry-Level Sales Director earns an average salary of $61,773 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Business Strategy, Technical Sales, and Business Development.

$34,391 - $110,725
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MEDIAN: $61,773
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$8.76 - $24.30
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MEDIAN: $15.01
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$34,391 - $110,725  
   
Bonus
$979 - $30,172  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $29,799  
Commission
$2,980 - $49,665  
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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$31,629 - $127,373  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 439
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$8.76 - $24.30  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.45  
Overtime
$12.58 - $35.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$979 - $30,172  
   
Commission
$2,980 - $49,665  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $29,799  
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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$31,629 - $127,373  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 45

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $68,528

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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
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 64 votes.
061
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
35%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Sales Director Salaries

Business Strategy
up arrow 25%

Technical Sales
up arrow 14%

Business Development
up arrow 12%

New Business Development
up arrow 9%


Account Management
0%

National Average
$69,000

Field Sales
up arrow 4%

Training
up arrow 4%

Strategic Sales
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 25%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 32%

Customer Relations
up arrow 33%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 37%

Marketing Management
up arrow 37%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 40%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 64 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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