In a profession for which the median take-home is approximately $125K, one-fourth of overall earnings for Experienced Sales Directors arrives through commissions. Total cash compensation to Experienced Sales Directors approaches anywhere from $63K on the lower end to $191K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $54K from bonuses and upwards of $33K from profit sharing. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Most Experienced Sales Directors like their work and job satisfaction is high. Making up 73 percent of those who took the survey, male Experienced Sales Directors greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$58,581 - $152,251
(Median)
$59K
$100K
$150K
MEDIAN: $102,060
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$14.39 - $48.48
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$14
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$48
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$58,581 - $152,251  
   
Bonus
$4,971 - $53,691  
Profit Sharing
$9.70 - $33,167  
Commission
$9,775 - $70,203  
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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$63,402 - $191,270  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,184
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$14.39 - $48.48  
   
Overtime
$38.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$4,971 - $53,691  
   
Commission
$9,775 - $70,203  
Profit Sharing
$9.70 - $33,167  
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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$63,402 - $191,270  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $124,765

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For those looking to make money, Experienced Sales Directors in San Jose enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 29 percent above the national average. Experienced Sales Directors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+22 percent), Houston (+22 percent), New York (+19 percent), and Boston (+14 percent). The lowest-paying market is Denver, which sits 13 percent below the national average.

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Skills That Affect Sales Director Salaries

Technical Sales
up arrow 15%


Strategic Marketing
up arrow 10%


Business Development
up arrow 3%

New Business Development
up arrow 3%

Field Sales
up arrow 3%

Account Management
up arrow 1%

Sales Management
0%

National Average
$125,000

Customer Relations
up arrow 4%

Training
up arrow 6%


Microsoft Excel
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 146 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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