$108,286
Avg. Salary
$29.48
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$23,952

Bonus

$5,178

Profit Sharing

$26,074

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a National Sales Director is $29.48 per hour.

The average pay for a National Sales Director is $108,286 per year.

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MEDIAN $108,286
$68,823 - $153,864
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$0$195K
Salary $68,823 - $153,864
Bonus $5,093 - $60,589
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $38,783
Commission $7,757 - $85,149
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$76,759 - $195,121
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 695

Job Description for National Sales Director

A sales director’s primary responsibility is the development of a sales plan that is scalable and transferrable to meet the needs of regional and local sales teams. As this is considered a senior management position, a national sales director holds considerable responsibility over a wide range of duties. A director works with sales representatives and account managers to provide oversight and coaching on all sales functions and to identify opportunities to improve sales and gross margins. They must build strong relationships with the customer base through networking and outreach to generate new and repeat business. The national sales director also partners with the marketing department to ensure effective marketing strategies, support product launches, and help with other key developments along the life cycle of a product. Finally, a director must be involved with operations and supply chain departments to forecast product demand, ensuring roper inventory management and delivery of goods.

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Popular Skills for National Sales Director

Pay by Experience Level for National Sales Director

Pay by Experience for a National Sales Director has a positive trend. An entry-level National Sales Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 43 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A National Sales Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 96 salaries. An experienced National Sales Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $125,000 based on 211 salaries. A National Sales Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $137,000 based on 122 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

18%

16%

12%

1%

National Average: $128,946

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

National Sales Director Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a National Sales Director?

National Sales Director in Tampa:
"Enjoyable place to live and work."
Pros: People and weather
Cons: Traffic

National Sales Director in Boston:
"Work yor passion."
Have a true passion for what it is you will be selling. People buy from people they trust. If you don't know/understand what it is you are selling, from an end-user's perspective, uou will run the risk of coming across phony and in trustworthy.

National Sales Director in Cincinnati:
Get in the trenches, with your customers and salespeople.

National Sales Director in Rogers:
"Manage your emotions."
Selling in high stress postion requires you to manage emotions and re-direct challenges to develop a win-win outcome.

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Key Stats for National Sales Director

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 98 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
37%

Experience Affects National Sales Director Salaries

▲6%

National Average
$129,000

▼3%

▼20%

▼37%

Skills That Affect National Sales Director Salaries

Business Development
▲43%

Technical Sales
▲32%

National Average
$129,000





▼4%

Strategic Marketing
▼5%







Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 98 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
37%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 13%