The average salary for a Sales Director with Business Development skills is $102,352.
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Job Description for Sales Director
Sales directors are high-level management employees and occasional executives who are responsible for directing sales teams, either for an entire company or within a regional or branding division. The sales director provides vision and guidance to his/her team and entrusts it to execute projected revenue quotas for the goods or services provided by the company. These directors may also create or have direct input in sales campaigns and marketing initiatives, and they typically have sales manager…Read more
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Popular Skills for Sales Director
Skills in Strategic Sales and Business Strategy are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Account Management and Sales Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Sales Director
An entry-level Sales Director with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $43,570 based on 8 salaries. An early career Sales Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,262 based on 103 salaries. A mid-career Sales Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,873 based on 235 salaries. An experienced Sales Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $112,269 based on 476 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $117,039.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Sales Director in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 18.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (6.8% more) and New York, New York (5.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (3.5% less) and Miami, Florida (0.3% less).
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