Sales Director with New Business Development Skills Salary

On average, commissions constitute a fair portion (close to one-fourth) of final income for Sales Directors with New Business Development skills. That final number averages out to $120K across the industry. With some bonuses approaching $51K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $38K, overall incomes of Sales Directors with New Business Development skills spread between $51K and $185K depending on individual performance. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Men account for the majority of Sales Directors with New Business Development skills who responded to the questionnaire — 66 percent to be exact. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Most Sales Directors with New Business Development skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$45,837 - $150,839
$46K
$99K
$150K
MEDIAN: $99,220
10%
50%
90%

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$16.98 - $49.13
$28
MEDIAN: $27.50
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$0$188K
Salary $45,837 - $150,839
Bonus $4,064 - $51,664
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $36,268
Commission $5,195 - $69,301
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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$53,009 - $188,480
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 342
Hourly Data $0$49
Hourly Rate $27.50
Hourly Tips $0.36
Overtime $27.00
Annual Data $0$188K
Bonus $4,064 - $51,664
Commission $5,195 - $69,301
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $36,268
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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$53,009 - $188,480
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Director

Pay by Experience for a Sales Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Sales Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 60 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A 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 $108,000 based on 92 salaries. An experienced Sales Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $130,000 based on 172 salaries. A 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 $135,000 based on 88 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $120,821

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

San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Sales Directors with New Business Development skills, 46 percent higher than the national average. Sales Directors with New Business Development skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Troy (+27 percent), Houston (+26 percent), Seattle (+9 percent), and Chicago (+8 percent). Washington is the lowest-paying area, 18 percent south of the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Boston and Philadelphia (14 percent lower and 13 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Sales Director

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 62 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
26%

Experience Affects Sales Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

▲7%

National Average
$121,000

▼11%

Entry-Level
▼40%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 11%