Sales Director with New Business Development Skills Salary

The median total income of Sales Directors with New Business Development skills is around $119K, and for the average worker in this area, a good chunk of that (close to a fourth, in fact) comes from commissions. Cash earnings for Sales Directors with New Business Development skills — including $50K in bonuses and $34K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $51K to $182K depending on individual performance. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Male Sales Directors with New Business Development skills who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (69 percent) are men. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Sales Directors with New Business Development skills. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$45,170 - $149,333
$45K
$97K
$150K
MEDIAN: $96,651
10%
50%
90%

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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
$45,170 - $149,333  
   
Bonus
$3,007 - $50,214  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $33,703  
Commission
$9,933 - $72,673  
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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$51,122 - $181,854  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 316
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
$3,007 - $50,214  
   
Commission
$9,933 - $72,673  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $33,703  
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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$51,122 - $181,854  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 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: $119,390

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

For Sales Directors with New Business Development skills, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 47 percent above the national average. Sales Directors with New Business Development skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Troy (+27 percent), Houston (+26 percent), Seattle (+10 percent), and Chicago (+9 percent). In Washington, salaries are 18 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Workers in Boston and Philadelphia earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (14 percent less and 13 percent less, respectively).

Key Stats for Sales Director

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
27%
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Experience Affects Sales Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲13%

▲9%

National Average
$119,000

▼9%

Entry-Level
▼39%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

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