A Senior Director, Sales earns an average salary of $129,550 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Customer Relationship Management (CRM), New Business Development, Account Management, and Business Strategy.

$60,870 - $179,030
MEDIAN: $129,550

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$60,870 - $179,030  
$6,040 - $51,521  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $48,936  
$34,255 - $102,129  
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).
$66,977 - $216,251  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 153

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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.


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

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Experience Affects Senior Director, Sales Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Senior Director, Sales Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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New Business Development
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Account Management
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Business Strategy
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National Average

Strategic Sales
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Business Development
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Strategic Planning
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People Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.


37 %
63 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 8%