On average, commissions constitute a fair portion (close to a third) of final income for Technical Sales Directors. That final number averages out to $125K across the industry. Most Technical Sales Directors like their work and job satisfaction is high. Male Technical Sales Directors are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$75,000 - $174,664
(Median)
$75K
$110K
$170K
MEDIAN: $107,761
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Salary
$75,000 - $174,664  
   
Bonus
$3,878 - $26,791  
Profit Sharing
$2,023  
Commission
$40,000  
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).
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$84,580 - $176,920  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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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

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
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National Average
$125,000

Late-Career
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
59%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None:
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