Sales Director in Seattle Salary

A big portion of take-home pay for Sales Directors in Seattle, Wash. — one-third, in fact — arrives through commissions. This profession's median overall income is approximately $125K. Total cash compensation to Seattle Sales Directors bottoms out near $57K and approaches $188K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $50K from bonuses and almost $20K from profit sharing. Most Sales Directors in Seattle like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most Sales Directors in Seattle, Wash. survey respondents are men (77 percent). A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$51,107 - $145,166
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$51K
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MEDIAN: $99,740
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$51,107 - $145,166  
   
Bonus
$1,975 - $50,421  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $19,866  
Commission
$3,452 - $98,986  
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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$57,144 - $188,098  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 97
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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. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $74K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $98K on average. After 10 to 20 years, professionals can make it pretty big; the median salary sits in the six-figure neighborhood of $136K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't higher than less experienced individuals' earnings.

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Experience Affects Sales Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%


National Average
$125,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 41%

Skills That Affect Sales Director Salaries

Strategic Sales
up arrow 30%

New Business Development
up arrow 16%

Business Development
up arrow 2%

Field Sales
up arrow 1%

Sales Management
0%

Business Strategy
0%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
0%

National Average
$125,000

Account Management
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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