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Sales Director Salary in Chicago, Illinois

A Sales Director in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $100,785 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Strategic Sales, New Business Development, Business Development, Business Strategy, and Sales Management. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$48,633 - $150,760
MEDIAN: $100,784

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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.
$48,633 - $150,760  
$5,896 - $58,843  
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $60,000  
$0.00 - $58,723  
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).
$66,544 - $188,848  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 128

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Experience Affects Sales Director in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

National Average

up arrow 23%

Skills That Affect Sales Director in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Strategic Sales
up arrow 24%

New Business Development
up arrow 23%

Business Strategy
up arrow 17%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 9%

Account Management
up arrow 7%

Technical Sales
up arrow 2%

National Average

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.


28 %
72 %

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: 95% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 3%