£62,156
Avg. Salary
£12.68
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

£14,733

Profit Sharing

£6,750

Commission

£15,620

The average pay for a Sales Director is £12.68 per hour.

The average pay for a Sales Director is £62,156 per year.

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MEDIAN $62,156
£35,924 - £98,508
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Salary £35,924 - £98,508
Bonus £2,950 - £39,786
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £22,510
Commission £4,807 - £43,723
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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£40,759 - £125,876
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 20 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,227

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$162K

$130,000

AT&T Inc.
5 profiles
$129,928

$59,500

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 ₤57,000 based on 113 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 ₤69,000 based on 180 salaries. An experienced Sales Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤78,000 based on 333 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 ₤87,000 based on 186 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

23%

22%

-12%

-13%

National Average: £73,963

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 Bedford:
"Poor."
Pros: Only 30 mins drive and not much traffic, fair links to London & Birmingham.
Cons: Very dowdy place to work in, little atmosphere.

Sales Director in London:
"People management."
Be close to your sales team and make sure they are happy, because only happy people sell.

Sales Director in Solihull:
"Coach / Mentor."
Success comes from the success of your people. I think the greatest asset a Sales Director can possess is the ability to listen, empathise, inspire and coach.

Sales Director in Leeds:
"Very busy business."
Think on your feet.

Sales Director in romsey:
"How great it would be."
Remember your family and your friends.

Sales Director in Milton Keynes:
"Drive growth, drive culture change, embed values "
Pros: Entrepreneurial environment, flexible working environment, integral to decision making, consulted on all key decisions, personal learning and development, driving organisational change, encouraging founders to embrace a values-led business, sponsoring the adoption of a values-based culture in a fast growing small business
Cons: The political nature of operating within a joint venture, not being given a higher profit share having increased profits by nearly 100% in the 3 years since joining

Sales Director in Nottingham:
"Culture"
try to ascertain the established company culture and how pro or anti sales growth it is

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Key Stats for Sales Director

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
30%

Experience Affects Sales Director Salaries

▲17%

▲5%

National Average
₤74,000

▼7%

▼23%

Skills That Affect Sales Director Salaries



▲6%




Microsoft Office
▲1%

National Average
₤74,000

▼2%







Sales
▼29%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 15%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 39%