Sales Director Salary with Business Development skills

Sales Directors with Business Development skills enjoy a hefty income, with average pay passing six figures ($96K) annually. Cash earnings for Sales Directors with Business Development skills — including $49K in bonuses and $29K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $61K to $171K depending on individual performance. Geography and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number 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 data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$48,801 - $142,611
(Median)
$49K
$96K
$140K
MEDIAN: $96,339
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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.
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Salary
$48,801 - $142,611  
   
Bonus
$2,564 - $48,546  
Profit Sharing
$979 - $29,361  
Commission
$0.00 - $59,840  
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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$61,015 - $171,033  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 856
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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. Professionals with less than five years' experience earn a median of $76K annually, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts report a weighty six-figure median of $107K. For Sales Directors with Business Development skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $129K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $130K.

Pay Difference by Location


With a pay rate for Sales Directors with Business Development skills that is 24 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Sales Directors with Business Development skills will also find cushy salaries in Miami (+21 percent), Houston (+13 percent), Chicago (+12 percent), and New York (+11 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Indianapolis Sales Directors with Business Development skills earning much less — 35 percent less — than the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in San Diego and Atlanta (15 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Sales Director with Business Development skills Salaries

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National Average
$118,000


Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 129 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 13%
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