Wages for Sales Directors in New York, N.Y. are generous, with average pay above six figures ($99K) per year. Cash earnings of New York Sales Directors — including $70K in bonuses, $58K in profit sharing proceeds, and $72K in commissions near the top of the pay scale — stretch from approximately $65K to approximately $194K depending on individual performance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Sales Directors in New York. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male New York Sales Directors making up 57 percent of survey respondents. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$60,160 - $156,339
MEDIAN: $99,415

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$60,160 - $156,339  
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$-0.50 - $58,175  
$9,863 - $72,052  
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$64,770 - $194,467  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 147

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About New York, New York

Kings County, New York
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4,468,707 (52.3%)
The City of New York, often called New York City or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world. With a U.S. Census Bureau-estimated 2015 population of 8,550,405 distributed over a land area of just 305 square miles (790 km2), New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. A global power city, New York City exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment, its fast pace defining the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy and has been described as the cultural and financial capital of the world. Situated...
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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Although inexperienced employees take home approximately $99K, those who have five to 10 years under their belts benefit from a six-figure median of $117K. Sales Directors in New York who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $148K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $127K on average.

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Experience Affects Sales Director Salaries

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Skills That Affect Sales Director Salaries

Technical Sales
up arrow 29%

Customer Relations
up arrow 13%

Strategic Marketing
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Business Development
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New Business Development
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Field Sales
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National Average

Sales Management
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Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 18%

Marketing Communications
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.


43 %
57 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 14%