Sales Director Salary in Seattle

Sales Directors in Seattle, Wash. can expect to earn an average of $100K annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $50K and $15K, respectively — total cash payment to Sales Directors in Seattle can bottom out near $57K or peak near $185K depending on individual performance. Job satisfaction for Seattle Sales Directors is high. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a majority earn dental coverage. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$51,002 - $147,047
MEDIAN: $99,849

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$51,002 - $147,047  
$979 - $49,528  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $14,899  
$2,043 - $97,871  
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).
$56,872 - $185,245  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 83
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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Director in Seattle, Washington

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

For many Sales Directors in Seattle, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $69K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $84K. Between 10 and 20 years, pay surpasses six figures; at this stage, the average professional scores around $131K. 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 $133K.

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Experience Affects Sales Director in Seattle, Washington Salaries

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Skills That Affect Sales Director in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Business Development
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Sales Management

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.


21 %
79 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 14%