Average Director of Sales Salary

$91,437
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$19,228
Bonus
$25,697
Commission
$6,499
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The average salary for a Director of Sales is $91,437.
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$47k
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$91k
90%
$148k
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$47k - $148k
Bonus
$3k - $49k
Profit Sharing
$497 - $25k
Commission
$6k - $62k
Total Pay
$48k - $182k
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What Do Director of Sales Do?

Job Satisfaction for Director of Sales

4.1 out of 5
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The top respondents for the job title Director of Sales are from the companies Holiday Inn Express, Hampton Inn and Holiday Inn. Reported salaries are highest at Hilton Corporation where the average pay is $65,002. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Marriott International, Inc. and Courtyard by Marriott, earning around $61,000 and $59,072, respectively. Holiday Inn Express pays the lowest at around $45,005. Hampton Inn and Hilton Garden Inn also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $45,604 and $47,753, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Director of Sales?

Skills in Sales Management, Business Development, Team Leadership and Strategic Sales are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Director of Sales?

An entry-level Director of Sales with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $51,415 based on 34 salaries. An early career Director of Sales with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,080 based on 605 salaries. A mid-career Director of Sales with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,861 based on 808 salaries. An experienced Director of Sales with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,461 based on 1,474 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $108,896.
Employees with Director of Sales in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 31.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (29.0% more) and New York, New York (21.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (3.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 4,042 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.8%
Early Career
15.0%
Mid Career
20.0%
Experienced
36.5%
Late Career
27.7%