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, approximately one-fourth of that final number comes from commissions. For the most part, Technical Sales Directors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$81,296 - $158,600

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$81,296 - $158,600  
$3,548 - $49,777  
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$0.00 - $69,531  
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$88,386 - $198,151  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 89
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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: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 5%