The median total income of Sales Directors in Seattle is around $129K, and for the average worker in this area, a good chunk of that (more than a third, in fact) comes from commissions. Most Seattle Sales Directors survey respondents are men (78 percent). Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Sales Directors in Seattle, Wash. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$58,723 - $149,775
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MEDIAN: $99,567
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$58,723 - $149,775  
   
Bonus
$6,040 - $49,952  
Profit Sharing
$7,241  
Commission
$45,000  
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$60,402 - $186,908  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 60

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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Director

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


Sales Directors in Seattle, Wash. who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Although employees with less than five years' experience earn around $86K on average, the five-to-10 year group has a much higher, six-figure median of $121K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $135K in this role. Sales Directors in Seattle with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $140K.

Key Stats for Sales Director

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
031
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
32%
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Experience Affects Sales Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%


National Average
$129,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 33%

Skills That Affect Sales Director Salaries

Customer Relations
up arrow 19%

Account Management
up arrow 4%

Business Development
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

National Average
$129,000


New Business Development
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Strategic Sales
up arrow 2%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 3%

Field Sales
up arrow 3%

Business Strategy
up arrow 5%

Technical Sales
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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