Senior Director, Sales Salary

The average salary for a Senior Director, Sales is $128,639 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Technical Sales, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), New Business Development, Business Strategy, and Account Management. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$60,410 - $182,152
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MEDIAN: $128,639
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Salary
$60,410 - $182,152  
   
Bonus
$5,182 - $50,965  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $48,479  
Commission
$5,106 - $132,126  
Total Pay (?
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$64,261 - $214,539  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 133

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Job Description for Senior Director, Sales

Senior director in sales jobs are available in a wide variety of industries, and so this manager's duties may vary widely depending on the position. However, generally, these individuals perform a large amount of managerial duties such as coordinating with other executives on the sales process, which includes prospecting, qualifying, and managing services and products offered by the company. Senior directors in sales often work directly with advertisers and vendors as well. Additionally, they are in charge of managing and reporting on sales goals, forecasts, and policies, as well as hiring and potentially training new sales staff members.

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Senior Director, Sales Tasks

  • Plans and directs sales force activities to maximize profit from all segments of the market.
  • Responsible for maximizing the potential sales volume of all segments of the market.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Director, Sales

Pay by Experience for a Senior Director, Sales has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Director, Sales with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $131,000 based on 9 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Director, Sales with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $142,000 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Senior Director, Sales which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $157,000 based on 86 salaries. A Senior Director, Sales with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $169,000 based on 53 salaries.

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Key Stats for Senior Director, Sales

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
40%
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Experience Affects Senior Director, Sales Salaries

▲13%

▲4%

National Average
$150,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼12%

Skills That Affect Senior Director, Sales Salaries

Technical Sales
▲21%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲15%

New Business Development
▲14%

Business Strategy
▲11%

Account Management
▲10%

National Average
$150,000


Strategic Sales
▼5%

Business Development
▼5%

Strategic Planning
▼14%

People Management
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
40%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 11%