Sales Director with Business Development Skills Salary

Average pay for Sales Directors with Business Development skills is more than reasonable, with annual salaries pushing past the six-figure mark ($98K). Individual bonuses, profit sharing and commission for Sales Directors with Business Development skills — as high as $50K, $33K and $61K, respectively — each contribute to the degree of variation within overall compensation, ranging from $58K to $185K. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. The majority of Sales Directors with Business Development skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Sales Directors with Business Development skills who answered the questionnnaire. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$49,802 - $150,748
$50K
$98K
$150K
MEDIAN: $97,990
10%
50%
90%

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$14.25 - $29.40
$22
MEDIAN: $22.00
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$0$184K
Salary $49,802 - $150,748
Bonus $3,020 - $50,477
Profit Sharing $1,977 - $32,500
Commission $8,199 - $61,195
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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$58,156 - $184,911
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 569
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $22.00
Overtime $33.99
Annual Data $0$184K
Bonus $3,020 - $50,477
Commission $8,199 - $61,195
Profit Sharing $1,977 - $32,500
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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$58,156 - $184,911
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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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 $79,000 based on 105 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 $107,000 based on 177 salaries. An experienced Sales Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $126,000 based on 291 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 $137,000 based on 150 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $118,605

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

With a pay rate for Sales Directors with Business Development skills that is 18 percent greater than the national average, Atlanta offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Sales Directors with Business Development skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Miami (+18 percent), Troy (+16 percent), Seattle (+14 percent), and Denver (+10 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Sales Directors with Business Development skills in Indianapolis earning a whopping 35 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Cincinnati and Boston (24 percent lower and 17 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Sales Director

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 102 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
27%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Sales Director Salaries

▲15%

▲6%

National Average
$119,000

▼9%

Entry-Level
▼34%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 102 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 14%
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