Sales Director with New Business Development Skills Salary

Commissions comprise a big part of overall income for Sales Directors with New Business Development skills. The median take-home amount in this area is around $118K, and on average, one in four of that final number comes from commissions. In the world of Sales Directors with New Business Development skills, overall income ranges from $51K near the bottom to $181K at the top; this can include more than $50K from bonuses and more than $26K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Geographic location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Sales Directors with New Business Development skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Male Sales Directors with New Business Development skills who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (67 percent) are men. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$45,613 - $148,597
$46K
$96K
$150K
MEDIAN: $95,555
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$9.50 - $50.00
$17
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$45,613 - $148,597  
   
Bonus
$3,940 - $49,960  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $25,532  
Commission
$8,681 - $71,505  
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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$50,562 - $181,283  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 330
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$17.00  
   
Overtime
$14.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$3,940 - $49,960  
   
Commission
$8,681 - $71,505  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $25,532  
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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$50,562 - $181,283  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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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 $73,000 based on 60 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 $108,000 based on 92 salaries. An experienced Sales Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $130,000 based on 172 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 $135,000 based on 88 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $118,123

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Sales Directors with New Business Development skills in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 48 percent above the national average. Sales Directors with New Business Development skills will also find cushy salaries in Troy (+29 percent), Houston (+27 percent), Seattle (+11 percent), and Chicago (+10 percent). The lowest-paying market is Washington, which sits 17 percent below the national average. Workers in Boston and Philadelphia earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (13 percent less and 12 percent less, respectively).

Key Stats for Sales Director

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 65 votes.
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
27%
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Experience Affects Sales Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

▲10%

National Average
$118,000

▼9%

Entry-Level
▼38%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 65 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 11%
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