Sales Director in Chicago, Illinois Salary

A Sales Director in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $100,683 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in Field Sales is associated with high pay for this job.

$47,569 - $146,367
$48K
$100K
$150K
MEDIAN: $100,683
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Salary
$47,569 - $146,367  
   
Bonus
$5,034 - $51,031  
Profit Sharing
$5,500  
Commission
$4,250 - $115,000  
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).
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$48,821 - $194,886  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 67

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Director

Pay by Experience for a Sales Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Sales Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 17 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sales Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $117,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Sales Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $132,000 based on 40 salaries. A Sales Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $150,000 based on 12 salaries.

Key Stats for Sales Director

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
55%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Sales Director Salaries

▲20%

▲6%

National Average
$124,000

▼6%

Entry-Level
▼30%

Skills That Affect Sales Director Salaries

Field Sales
▲15%


Strategic Marketing
▲5%

New Business Development
▲4%

National Average
$124,000

Technical Sales
▼2%


Customer Relations
▼4%


Account Management
▼8%


Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼12%

Marketing Management
▼40%

Microsoft Office
▼44%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
55%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 17%
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