The average salary for a Mid-Career Regional Sales Director with Business Development skills is $88,133.
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Job Description for Regional Sales Director
A regional sales director holds a high-level management position and is charged with overseeing revenue generation strategies for multiple locations, stores, and retail outlets. Companies that hire a regional sales director typically rely on consumer sales through these retail outlets as the primary means of creating profits. The board or controlling interests of the company establish budgetary expectations for sales and expect the regional sales director to meet those revenue quotas. The regio…Read more
Regional Sales Director Tasks
- Responsible for maximizing the potential sales volume of all segments of the market.
- Oversee business planning, budget development and expenditures toward achievement of objectives.
- Direct the management staff and distributor organizations in meeting sales objectives and goals, assigns clients and territories.
- Plan, direct, and oversee sales activities and policies for a specific geographical area.
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Popular Skills for Regional Sales Director
Skills in Sales Management, Strategic Sales, People Management, Account Management and Strategic Planning are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Regional Sales Director
An entry-level Regional Sales Director with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $77,000 based on 5 salaries. An early career Regional Sales Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,498 based on 52 salaries. An experienced Regional Sales Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $105,831 based on 214 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $120,529.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Regional Sales Director in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 23.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Miami, Florida (7.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (34.8% less).
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