Sales Director with Business Development Skills Salary

Salaries for Sales Directors with Business Development skills are generous, with average pay above six figures ($98K) per year. Final cash compensation to Sales Directors with Business Development skills varies from around $58K to approximately $181K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $51K and $35K, respectively. Location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Sales Directors with Business Development skills who answered the questionnnaire. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Sales Directors with Business Development skills. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$49,016 - $148,264
$49K
$98K
$150K
MEDIAN: $97,556
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$8.40 - $69.04
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$49,016 - $148,264  
   
Bonus
$2,909 - $50,712  
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $34,922  
Commission
$4,966 - $60,893  
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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$58,224 - $180,982  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 557
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
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
$2,909 - $50,712  
   
Commission
$4,966 - $60,893  
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $34,922  
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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$58,224 - $180,982  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | 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.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Although employees with less than five years' experience earn around $79K on average, the five-to-10 year group has a much higher, six-figure median of $107K. Sales Directors with Business Development skills bring in $126K after working for 10 to 20 years. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $137K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $118,078

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

For Sales Directors with Business Development skills, busy Atlanta offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 19 percent above the national average. Sales Directors with Business Development skills will also find cushy salaries in Miami (+18 percent), Troy (+16 percent), Seattle (+14 percent), and Denver (+11 percent). Sales Directors with Business Development skills in Indianapolis make 35 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Cincinnati (24 percent less) and Boston (17 percent less).

Key Stats for Sales Director

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 85 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
26%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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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 85 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

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