The average salary for a Sales Director is C$90,760 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Marketing Management, Market Research, Strategic Planning, and Strategic Sales.

C$54,141 - C$146,053
C$54K
C$92K
C$150K
MEDIAN: C$91,878
10%
50%
90%
C$14.00 - C$51.35
C$14
C$19
C$51
MEDIAN: C$19.00
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$170K
Salary C$54,141 - C$146,053
Bonus C$3,103 - C$46,537
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$25,000
Commission C$6,128 - C$49,316
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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C$58,942 - C$170,316
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 536
Hourly Data C$0C$51
Hourly Rate C$14.00 - C$51.35
Overtime C$23.00
Annual Data C$0C$170K
Bonus C$3,103 - C$46,537
Commission C$6,128 - C$49,316
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$25,000
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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C$58,942 - C$170,316
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

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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Popular Skills for Sales Director

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 C$79,000 based on 60 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 C$99,000 based on 81 salaries. An experienced Sales Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$117,000 based on 138 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 C$126,000 based on 64 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$107,400

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

Sales Director Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Sales Director?

Sales Director in Montréal:
"Independant."
Pros: Potential salary.
Cons: Lack of communication.

Sales Director in Calgary:
Pros: Corporate culture, work flexibility, stress level, management
Cons:

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Key Stats for Sales Director

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
24%

Experience Affects Sales Director Salaries

▲17%

▲9%

National Average
C$107,000

▼8%

▼27%

Skills That Affect Sales Director Salaries



Strategic Planning
▲9%






National Average
C$107,000

Microsoft Word
▼8%

Marketing Communications
▼8%


Technical Sales
▼11%

Sales
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 13%