Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Business Development Director is $104,474
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Business Development Directors?
An entry-level Business Development Director with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $66,168 based on 19 salaries. An early career Business Development Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,604 based …Read more
What Do Business Development Directors Do?
Business development directors can have a varied range of tasks pertaining to a company's overall business development. The responsibilities held are often higher up the corporate ladder than those of sales or operations managers, and therefore more intensive. Business development directors often answer directly to the owner of a company, board of directors, and/or to shareholders. Many of the tasks involved are mental in nature. Some include developing the necessary strategies for successful …Read more
- Develop, coordinate, and implement sales and marketing plans to meet company growth objectives.
- Attend meetings with and give sales presentations to current and potential clients.
- Manage the sales process and establish relationships with clients.
- Research new clients and negotiate contracts.