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Entry-Level Sales Director Salary

An Entry-Level Sales Director earns an average salary of $59,608 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Technical Sales, Business Strategy, Strategic Sales, Business Development, and Strategic Marketing.
$30,226 - $100,858
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $59,607
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$9.50 - $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$30,226 - $100,858  
   
Bonus
$308.37 - $30,692  
Profit Sharing
$5.00 - $32,500  
Commission
$296.76 - $46,848  
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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$33,017 - $124,707  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 594
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.50 - $25.00  
   
Overtime
$13.50 - $29.15  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$308.37 - $30,692  
   
Commission
$296.76 - $46,848  
Profit Sharing
$5.00 - $32,500  
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).
)
$33,017 - $124,707  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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Sales Director Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Sales Director in South Lake Tahoe:
"Business Maturity."
Define what level you want to be (manager, VP, SVP, etc) and start acting like them.

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Sales Director Salaries

Technical Sales
up arrow 46%

Business Strategy
up arrow 45%

Strategic Sales
up arrow 21%

Business Development
up arrow 15%

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 13%

Sales Management
up arrow 11%

National Average
$67,000

Account Management
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 8%

Market Research
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 10%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 10%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 17%

Marketing Management
up arrow 24%

Advertising
up arrow 30%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 110 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 24%