Salaries//Sales Director

Sales Director salary in US

Average Base Salary in US

$149,385
$106,142
Additional Cash Compensation
$255,527
Total Compensation
Median: 145,000
Min: $57K
Max: $300K

How Much Does a Sales Director Make in US?

The average salary for a Sales Director in US is $149,385. The average additional cash compensation for a Sales Director in US is $106,142. The average total compensation for a Sales Director in US is $255,527. Sales Director salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Sales Director employees in US.

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best-paying cities for Sales Director

The metropolitan areas that pay the highest salaries for software engineers are Colorado, San Francisco, Remote, Baltimore and Pittsburgh.
City NameAverage SalaryCompared to National Average
Colorado, CO$190,000
+ 23% (146,663)
San Francisco, CA$188,594
+ 22% (146,663)
Remote$169,988
+ 14% (146,663)
Baltimore, MD$169,286
+ 13% (146,663)
Pittsburgh, PA$165,714
+ 11% (146,663)
Minneapolis–Saint Paul, MN$165,000
+ 11% (146,663)
Hartford, CT$163,857
+ 10% (146,663)
Washington DC$163,333
+ 10% (146,663)
Raleigh-Durham, NC$161,444
+ 9% (146,663)
Tampa Bay, FL$161,286
+ 9% (146,663)

Sales Director Salary by gender

The average Sales Director salary for women is $150,733 and the average Sales Director salary for men is $145,485.

Sales Director Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Sales Director with 7+ years of experience is $151,521. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $165,000.

Sales Director Salary ranges

The most common Sales Director salary in US is between $150k - $160k.

Average Sales salaries in US

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
Customer Support Rep$53,043
Min: $10K
Max: $129K
Inside Sales Representative$54,217
Min: $10K
Max: $179K
Sales Development Representative$57,836
Min: $26K
Max: $170K
Business Development Representative$58,507
Min: $10K
Max: $250K
Sales Coordinator$59,877
Min: $45K
Max: $82K
Sales Operations Analyst$70,113
Min: $26K
Max: $215K
Sales Associate$70,715
Min: $38K
Max: $128K
Tech Sales Representative$74,454
Min: $53K
Max: $135K
Account Manager$80,747
Min: $1K
Max: $344K
Inside Sales Manager$82,777
Min: $0K
Max: $205K
Client Success Manager$88,720
Min: $30K
Max: $250K
Account Executive$94,226
Min: $0K
Max: $300K
Software Sales Representative$100,993
Min: $45K
Max: $208K
Business Development Manager$101,469
Min: $16K
Max: $285K
Sales Manager$102,326
Min: $0K
Max: $344K
Sales Operations Manager$106,275
Min: $30K
Max: $225K
Sales Engineer$126,940
Min: $9K
Max: $305K
Director of Customer Success$135,368
Min: $51K
Max: $330K
Sales Director$149,385
Min: $57K
Max: $300K
Vice President of Sales$204,481
Min: $0K
Max: $450K
CRO (Chief Revenue Officer)$237,155
Min: $100K
Max: $450K

FAQ

Q:

What does a sales director do?

A.
A sales director leads the sales department, developing its overall strategy and working closely with sales managers to help sales reps meet their goals.
Q:

How to become a sales director?

A.
Sales directors most often come from fields like business, finance or marketing, earning their bachelor’s and, in some cases, master’s degrees. Directors also typically bring a minimum 10 years of experience working as sales reps and manager.
Q:

How much does a sales director make?

A.

The salary range for a sales director is $57K-$399K. The average salary for a Sales Director in US is $149,385.

Career Info

Sales Director jobs in US

Skills that affect Sales Director salaries in US

1
Account Development
4% have this skill
2
Sales Management
1% have this skill
3
Sales Strategy
1% have this skill
4
Account Management
1% have this skill
5
Enterprise Sales
1% have this skill
6
Sales Planning
1% have this skill

Average Sales Director Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Sales Director make the most at companies with 1,000+ employees, earning $170,458 on average.

Recent Sales Director salaries in US

$192,555
Yearly Salary
A Sr. Director, Utility Business Development reported a yearly salary of $192,555
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
San Francisco, CA
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Director, Brand Partnerships reported a yearly salary of $160,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
New York City, NY
$175,000
Yearly Salary
A Vice President, Product Specialist reported a yearly salary of $175,000 with +$125,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
New York City, NY
$155,000
Yearly Salary
A Account Director reported a yearly salary of $155,000 with +$155,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
501-1,000 Employees
New York City, NY
$210,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Account Director reported a yearly salary of $210,000 with +$210,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
501-1,000 Employees
New York City, NY
$210,000
Yearly Salary
A Sr Director, Post Sale Transformation reported a yearly salary of $210,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
Remote
$98,000
Yearly Salary
A Sales Director reported a yearly salary of $98,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Remote
$242,000
Yearly Salary
A Sales Director reported a yearly salary of $242,000 with +$45,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
501-1,000 Employees
Remote
$162,000
Yearly Salary
A Sales Director reported a yearly salary of $162,000 with +$162,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Remote
$162,000
Yearly Salary
A Sales Director reported a yearly salary of $162,000 with +$162,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Remote