Experienced Sales Director Salary

Experienced Sales Directors enjoy a hefty income, with average pay passing six figures ($102K) annually. With bonuses occasionally running north of $50K, profit sharing proceeds sometimes surpassing $24K, and a few commissions as high as $59K, total income for Experienced Sales Directors can range between $64K and $184K according to individual performance. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The majority of Experienced Sales Directors claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most Experienced Sales Directors survey respondents are men (75 percent). This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$58,138 - $148,279
(Median)
$58K
$100K
$150K
MEDIAN: $101,874
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$8.00 - $40.00
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$58,138 - $148,279  
   
Bonus
$3,032 - $49,819  
Profit Sharing
$979 - $24,064  
Commission
$0.00 - $59,132  
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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$64,155 - $183,969  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,612
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$8.00 - $40.00  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$3,032 - $49,819  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $59,132  
Profit Sharing
$979 - $24,064  
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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$64,155 - $183,969  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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Pay Difference by Location


With a pay rate for Experienced Sales Directors that is 32 percent greater than the national average, San Jose offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Experienced Sales Directors will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+23 percent), Chicago (+12 percent), New York (+11 percent), and Miami (+11 percent). Phoenix is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 13 percent. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in San Diego and Atlanta (3 percent lower and 1 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Experienced Sales Director Salaries

Technical Sales
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Sales Management
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Account Management
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Strategic Marketing
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National Average
$124,000

Market Research
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Microsoft Office
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Field Sales
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Microsoft Excel
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Marketing Management
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Microsoft Word
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Marketing Communications
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 248 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 10%