Experienced Sales Director Salary

A substantial slice of final earnings for Experienced Sales Directors (just under a third) arrives through commissions. Median overall income in this area is approximately $125K. In the world of Experienced Sales Directors, overall income ranges from $63K near the bottom to $191K at the top; this can include more than $51K from bonuses and more than $35K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Experienced Sales Directors. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Experienced Sales Directors who answered the questionnnaire. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$56,930 - $156,078
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$110K
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MEDIAN: $105,415
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$15.66 - $50.34
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$0$195K
Salary $56,930 - $156,078
Bonus $4,917 - $51,580
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $38,541
Commission $14,933 - $79,619
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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$62,395 - $195,250
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,134
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $15.66 - $50.34
Overtime $34.43
Annual Data $0$195K
Bonus $4,917 - $51,580
Commission $14,933 - $79,619
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $38,541
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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$62,395 - $195,250
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $126,658

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

San Jose is home to an above-average pay rate for Experienced Sales Directors, 27 percent higher than the national average. Experienced Sales Directors will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+23 percent), San Francisco (+19 percent), Atlanta (+12 percent), and Miami (+10 percent). Experienced Sales Directors in Cleveland make 20 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. On the whole, employers pay 5 percent below the median salary for those in this field in Denver and Los Angeles.

Key Stats for Sales Director

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 174 votes.
10-19 years
79%
20 years or more
21%
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Skills That Affect Sales Director Salaries

Technical Sales
▲13%




▲1%

National Average
$127,000


Strategic Marketing
▼1%





Training
▼9%

Microsoft Office
▼11%

Microsoft Excel
▼14%

Marketing Management
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 174 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 13%
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