The average salary for a Sales Director in United Kingdom is £63,812.
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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 manager…Read more
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Popular Skills for Sales Director
Skills in Sales Management, Business Development, Strategic Sales, Leadership and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Sales Director
An entry-level Sales Director with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £44,906 based on 25 salaries. An early career Sales Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £51,927 based on 189 salaries. A mid-career Sales Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £58,273 based on 334 salaries. An experienced Sales Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £66,381 based on 548 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £70,888.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Sales Director in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 12.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Bristol, England: Bristol (5.7% more) and Birmingham, England: Birmingham (3.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (13.8% less), Oxford, England: Oxfordshire (11.4% less) and Birmingham, England: West Midlands (8.8% less).
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