The average salary for a Sales Director is AU$144,379 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

AU$87,368 - AU$202,929
AU$87K
AU$140K
AU$200K
MEDIAN: AU$143,168
10%
50%
90%
AU$27.71 - AU$67.00
AU$46
MEDIAN: AU$45.78
50%
AU$0AU$245K
Salary AU$87,368 - AU$202,929
Bonus AU$9,826 - AU$60,883
Profit Sharing AU$103 - AU$75,250
Commission AU$10,115 - AU$137,020
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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AU$95,799 - AU$245,880
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 248
Hourly Data AU$0AU$66
Hourly Rate AU$45.78
Annual Data AU$0AU$245K
Bonus AU$9,826 - AU$60,883
Commission AU$10,115 - AU$137,020
Profit Sharing AU$103 - AU$75,250
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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AU$95,799 - AU$245,880
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

Job Description for Sales Director

Sales directors are high-level management employees and occasional executives who are responsible for directing sales teams, either for an entire company or within a regional or branding division. The sales director provides vision and guidance to his/her team and entrusts it to execute projected revenue quotas for the goods or services provided by the company. These directors may also create or have direct input in sales campaigns and marketing initiatives, and they typically have sales managers underneath them who lead teams in the field. They often interview and hire new sales managers as-needed and also provide direction and standards for training of sales personnel.

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Sales Director 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.
  • Ensure execution of the developed sales strategies, plans and advertising and promotional programs.
  • Maintain contact with key markets and customers, while maximizing potential volume.
  • Direct the management staff in meeting sales objectives and goals.

Common Career Paths for Sales Director


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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Director

Pay by Experience for a Sales Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Sales Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$148,000 based on 45 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sales Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$154,000 based on 49 salaries. An experienced Sales Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$164,000 based on 139 salaries. A Sales Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$179,000 based on 62 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$160,868

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Key Stats for Sales Director

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
26%

Experience Affects Sales Director Salaries

▲11%

▲2%

National Average
AU$161,000

▼4%

▼8%

Skills That Affect Sales Director Salaries




National Average
AU$161,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 21%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 78%