Entry-Level Sales Director Salary

An Entry-Level Sales Director earns an average salary of $63,399 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Business Strategy and Business Development.

$35,035 - $117,788
$35K
$64K
$120K
MEDIAN: $64,112
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50%
90%

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$8.95 - $24.23
$8
$15
$24
MEDIAN: $14.74
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$0$137K
Salary $35,035 - $117,788
Bonus $1,007 - $36,427
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $35,000
Commission $3,935 - $44,200
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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$34,126 - $137,441
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 419
Hourly Data $0$24
Hourly Rate $8.95 - $24.23
Hourly Tips $0.91
Overtime $22.37
Annual Data $0$137K
Bonus $1,007 - $36,427
Commission $3,935 - $44,200
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $35,000
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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$34,126 - $137,441
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 46

Sales Director Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $71,713

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

Sales Director Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Sales Director in Atlanta:
"That I would feel so out of control and out of time."
Hire a dynamic staff that knows what they are doing and are sales driven.

Sales Director in Houston:
"If it's meant to be its up to me."
Burn the candle now so not to do it later.

Sales Director in San Francisco:
"Know Your Business & Take Care of Your People."
Know your business well, set the appropriate sales strategy, and take care of your people.

Sales Director in Los Angeles:
"Insecurity of employment."
Be organized, consistent , always conduct sales training, document every one on one meetings you have with employees . Don't get involved the corporate politics, aquiantance not friends.

Sales Director in South Lake Tahoe:
"Business Maturity."
Define what level you want to be (manager, VP, SVP, etc) and start acting like them.

Key Stats for Sales Director

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 80 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
33%

Skills That Affect Sales Director Salaries

Business Strategy
▲12%

Business Development
▲10%

Technical Sales
▲7%

New Business Development
▲1%

National Average
$72,000


Account Management
▼8%

Field Sales
▼8%

Strategic Sales
▼14%

Training
▼14%

Microsoft Excel
▼23%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼27%

Customer Relations
▼36%

Marketing Management
▼38%

Microsoft Office
▼42%

Microsoft Word
▼43%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 80 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 25%