Sales Director in Seattle Salary

Commissions comprise a big part of overall income for Sales Directors in Seattle, Wash.. The median take-home amount in this area is around $132K, and on average, close to a third of that final number comes from commissions. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Male Sales Directors in Seattle are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$61,445 - $157,214
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MEDIAN: $100,930
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Salary
$61,445 - $157,214  
   
Bonus
$6,040 - $50,433  
Profit Sharing
$7,241  
Commission
$45,000  
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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$71,216 - $191,602  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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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.


For Sales Directors in Seattle, Wash., experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $117K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $121K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Seattle Sales Directors make a median salary of $135K. As Sales Directors in Seattle reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $140K.

Key Stats for Sales Director

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
32%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Sales Director Salaries

▲6%

▲2%

National Average
$132,000

▼9%

Entry-Level
▼12%

Skills That Affect Sales Director Salaries

Customer Relations
▲16%

Account Management
▲6%


National Average
$132,000

New Business Development
▼1%

Microsoft Excel
▼2%

Business Strategy
▼3%



Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼4%

Microsoft Office
▼4%

Field Sales
▼5%

Technical Sales
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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