Sales Director with Business Development Skills Salary

On average, Sales Directors with Business Development skills earn six-figure salaries ($97K) annually, making for a very well-paid profession. In the world of Sales Directors with Business Development skills, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $51K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $34K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $58K and $183K. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Most Sales Directors with Business Development skills survey respondents are men (72 percent). The majority of Sales Directors with Business Development skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$49,629 - $149,524
$50K
$97K
$150K
MEDIAN: $97,206
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50%
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$8.40 - $69.04
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$69
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$49,629 - $149,524  
   
Bonus
$3,091 - $50,901  
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $34,052  
Commission
$5,000 - $60,617  
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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$57,590 - $182,804  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 576
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$8.40 - $69.04  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$18.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$3,091 - $50,901  
   
Commission
$5,000 - $60,617  
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $34,052  
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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$57,590 - $182,804  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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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: $118,443

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

Surpassing the national average by 18 percent, Sales Directors with Business Development skills in Atlanta receive some of the highest pay in the country. 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 (+11 percent). Sales Directors with Business Development skills in Indianapolis take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 35 percent less than the national average. Cincinnati and Boston are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 24 percent lower and 17 percent lower, respectively.

Key Stats for Sales Director

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 96 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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Experience Affects Sales Director Salaries

▲16%

▲6%

National Average
$118,000

▼9%

Entry-Level
▼33%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 96 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

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: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 15%
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