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Average Mid-Career Business Development Manager Salary

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The average salary for a Mid-Career Business Development Manager is $76,384.
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What Do Business Development Managers Do?

Business Development Manager Tasks
  • Achieve revenue goals.
  • Maintain good working relationships with existing clients previously to enhance client retention and new sales through referrals and references.
  • Identify and develop new and existing referral sources to develop successful referring relationships.
  • Actively identify and generate prospects through strategic sales strategies focusing on customers in target markets.
The top respondents for the job title Business Development Manager are from the companies Amazon.com Inc, Google, Inc. and Maxim Healthcare Services. Reported salaries are highest at Siemens where the average pay is $100,842. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Amazon.com Inc and United Technologies Corporation, earning around $95,240 and $90,000, respectively. J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. pays the lowest at around $52,072. Maxim Healthcare Services and The National Association of Counties also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $55,000 and $61,042, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Business Development Managers?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Sales Management, Sales, Account Management, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and New Business Development.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Business Development Managers?

An entry-level Business Development Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $51,381 based on 176 salaries. An early career Business Development Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,755 based on 2,697 salaries. An experienced Business Development Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,666 based on 2,071 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $92,223.
Employees with Business Development Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 32.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (25.2% more) and New York, New York (11.6% more).

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