Senior Director, Sales Salary

A Senior Director, Sales earns an average salary of $119,237 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Account Management and New Business Development. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$66,236 - $168,635
MEDIAN: $119,236

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$66,236 - $168,635  
$5,115 - $50,488  
Profit Sharing
$5,034 - $30,913  
$0.00 - $64,564  
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).
$74,103 - $201,271  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 257
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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

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

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Experience Affects Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Salaries

Account Management
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New Business Development
up arrow 14%

Business Development
up arrow 9%

Strategic Sales
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Sales Management
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National Average

Strategic Planning
up arrow 1%

Business Strategy
up arrow 1%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 5%

People Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.


36 %
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 79% employee benefits None: 6%