Business Development Director in Seattle Salary

A large fraction of take-home pay for Seattle Business Development Directors comes from commissions — close to a third on average, in fact. The median overall income in this field is approximately $119K. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Most Business Development Directors in Seattle, Wash. like their work and job satisfaction is high. The majority of Business Development Directors in Seattle (65 percent) who took the survey are men. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$53,680 - $162,209
$54K
$110K
$160K
MEDIAN: $108,066
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Salary $53,680 - $162,209
Bonus $3,020 - $50,684
Commission $39,305
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$56,766 - $202,885
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 26 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 60

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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.5%

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Pay by Experience Level for Business Development Director

Pay by Experience for a Business Development Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Business Development Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 17 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Business Development Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $112,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Business Development Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $157,000 based on 25 salaries. A Business Development Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $155,000 based on 11 salaries.

Key Stats for Business Development Director

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Business Development Director Salaries

▲25%

Late-Career
▲23%

National Average
$126,000

Mid-Career
▼11%

Entry-Level
▼33%

Skills That Affect Business Development Director Salaries

Strategic Sales
▲53%

Strategic Planning
▲39%

Contract Negotiation
▲26%

Negotiation
▲19%


Account Management
▲1%

National Average
$126,000

Sales
▼4%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼20%

Project Management
▼21%

Strategic Project Management
▼44%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
no benefits
None: 4%
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