The average salary for a Sales Director is Rs 2,902,242 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Technical Sales, Channel Sales, Strategic Sales, New Business Development, and Strategic Marketing.

Rs 923,651 - Rs 5,495,844
Rs 920K
Rs 3M
Rs 6M
MEDIAN: Rs 2,701,145
10%
50%
90%
Rs 0Rs 6M
Salary Rs 923,651 - Rs 5,495,844
Bonus Rs 51,355 - Rs 1,955,602
Profit Sharing Rs 0.00 - Rs 1,020,279
Commission Rs 120,000 - Rs 1,900,000
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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Rs 996,782 - Rs 6,371,844
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 337

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.

Sales Director Pay By Employer

$0$163K

$140,000

AT&T Inc.
6 profiles
$114,323

$54,099

Sales Director Job Listings

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 Rs 1,560,000 based on 11 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 Rs 1,549,000 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Sales Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of Rs 3,377,000 based on 109 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 Rs 4,494,000 based on 57 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: Rs 3,027,289

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

Sales Director Advice

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

Sales Director in Maharashtra:
"Exciting."
It is great to be in sales, you are always active, positive and enthusiastic in field.

Sales Director in Kolkata:
"Sales Head for Kolkata Circle."
Pros: 1. Autonomy. 2. Learning. 3. Competitive.
Cons: NA.

Sales Director in Bangalore:
"Mid level blues"
Pros: Freedom to drive opportunities and dictate account management
Cons: Lack of direction; lack of understanding of market; insularity to ground realities

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Key Stats for Sales Director

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
31%

Experience Affects Sales Director Salaries

▲48%

▲12%

National Average
Rs 3,027,000

Entry-Level
▼48%

Mid-Career
▼49%

Skills That Affect Sales Director Salaries

Technical Sales
▲95%

Channel Sales
▲27%

New Business Development
▲24%

Strategic Sales
▲24%



National Average
Rs 3,027,000


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 22%