Compensation for Sales Directors with Business Development skills is generous, with average pay surpassing six figures annually ($99K). Final cash compensation to Sales Directors with Business Development skills varies from around $59K to approximately $185K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $53K and $30K, respectively. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Sales Directors with Business Development skills who answered the questionnnaire. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the larger part earn dental coverage. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$49,485 - $148,767
(Median)
$49K
$99K
$150K
MEDIAN: $98,642
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$8.40 - $29.72
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$30
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$49,485 - $148,767  
   
Bonus
$2,750 - $52,846  
Profit Sharing
$97.87 - $29,799  
Commission
$4,949 - $64,710  
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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$58,949 - $184,901  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 621
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$8.40 - $29.72  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$18.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$2,750 - $52,846  
   
Commission
$4,949 - $64,710  
Profit Sharing
$97.87 - $29,799  
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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$58,949 - $184,901  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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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. Inexperienced workers earn around $74K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years pull down a much higher average of $111K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $129K in this role. Sales Directors with Business Development skills who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $139K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $119,714

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Charlotte is home to an above-average pay rate for Sales Directors with Business Development skills, 28 percent higher than the national average. Sales Directors with Business Development skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+23 percent), Miami (+21 percent), San Francisco (+19 percent), and Denver (+9 percent). Sales Directors with Business Development skills in Indianapolis earn salaries far below the national average by 36 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Below-median salaries also turn up in Washington and Philadelphia (15 percent lower and 12 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Sales Director Salaries


Experienced
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 92 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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