Sales Director with Business Development Skills Salary

Generous salaries abound for Sales Directors with Business Development skills , with average pay above six figures ($97K) per year. Final cash compensation to Sales Directors with Business Development skills varies from around $60K to approximately $181K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $51K and $29K, respectively. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Male Sales Directors with Business Development skills are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$49,151 - $147,130
(Median)
$49K
$97K
$150K
MEDIAN: $97,151
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$8.43 - $39.15
(Median)
$8
$20
$39
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$49,151 - $147,130  
   
Bonus
$2,588 - $50,597  
Profit Sharing
$800 - $29,163  
Commission
$0.00 - $63,279  
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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$60,089 - $181,388  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,062
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$8.43 - $39.15  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$22.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$2,588 - $50,597  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $63,279  
Profit Sharing
$800 - $29,163  
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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$60,089 - $181,388  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Director

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


Sales Directors with Business Development skills generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $76K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $108K. Sales Directors with Business Development skills claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $130K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $134K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $119,639

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

For Sales Directors with Business Development skills, busy Miami offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 30 percent above the national average. Sales Directors with Business Development skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+21 percent), Houston (+21 percent), New York (+13 percent), and Charlotte (+12 percent). Sales Directors with Business Development skills in Indianapolis report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 36 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Atlanta (16 percent lower) and Los Angeles (6 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Sales Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
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National Average
$120,000


Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 159 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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