Technical Sales Director Salary

Commissions comprise a big part of overall income for Technical Sales Directors. The median take-home amount in this area is around $147K, and on average, nearly one-fourth of that final number comes from commissions. Job satisfaction for Technical Sales Directors is high. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$81,068 - $157,317
MEDIAN: $119,747

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$81,068 - $157,317  
$3,548 - $49,777  
Profit Sharing
$2,000 - $10,000  
$0.00 - $61,042  
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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).
$89,650 - $196,831  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 87
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Job Description for Technical Sales Director

  • Oversee, mentor, and train sales staff.
  • Create sales plans, goals, and forecasts and communicate them to sales team.
  • Reach out to clients, connect needs analyses with specific products and make sales.
  • Act as technical representative in contacts with potential and current clients.

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Experience Affects Technical Sales Director Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.


7 %
93 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 5%