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Sales Director Salary with Business Development skills

Generous salaries abound for Sales Directors with Business Development skills , with average pay above six figures ($97K) per year. Overall incomes of Sales Directors with Business Development skills — including $50K bonuses, $26K profit sharing proceeds, and $60K commissions on the more lucrative end — generally ranges between $60K and $178K. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Most Sales Directors with Business Development skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. Making up 73 percent of those who took the survey, male Sales Directors with Business Development skills greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$49,839 - $144,816
MEDIAN: $97,189

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$49,839 - $144,816  
$2,601 - $49,947  
Profit Sharing
$998 - $25,760  
$0.00 - $60,402  
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).
$60,409 - $177,889  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 828

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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Director with Business Development skills

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

In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Individuals with less than five years' experience take home around $77K. In contrast, though, people who have been on the job for five to 10 years report a six-figure median of $108K. On average, Sales Directors with Business Development skills make $131K following one to two decades on the job. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $132K.

Pay Difference by Location

Sales Directors with Business Development skills will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 34 percent. Sales Directors with Business Development skills will also find cushy salaries in New York (+19 percent), Chicago (+17 percent), Miami (+13 percent), and Houston (+11 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Sales Director's salary, with Indianapolis Sales Directors with Business Development skills earning salaries that are 36 percent less than the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Atlanta (21 percent lower) and San Diego (17 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Sales Director with Business Development skills Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 131 votes.


27 %
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 13%