Sales Director in Chicago, Illinois Salary

A Sales Director in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $102,151 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are New Business Development, Strategic Sales, and Field Sales.

$52,726 - $151,201
MEDIAN: $102,151

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$52,726 - $151,201  
$5,152 - $50,550  
Profit Sharing
$2,315 - $69,531  
$0.00 - $90,000  
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).
$64,875 - $191,799  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 132
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Experience Affects Sales Director Salaries

National Average

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Skills That Affect Sales Director Salaries

New Business Development
up arrow 19%

Strategic Sales
up arrow 17%

Field Sales
up arrow 15%

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 5%

Sales Management
up arrow 4%

Business Strategy
up arrow 2%

National Average

Business Development
up arrow 2%

Technical Sales
up arrow 2%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 5%

Account Management
up arrow 6%

Marketing Management
up arrow 40%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 44%

Customer Relations
up arrow 56%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.


32 %
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 4%