Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Sales Director make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$274,132 / yrTotal Pay
$140,360 / yrBase Pay
$133,772 / yrAdditional Pay

$274,132

 / yr
$159K$491K
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Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Sales Director is $274,132 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $140,360 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $133,772 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For Director of Sales

$200,346 /yr
Director of Sales
$321,522 /yr
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Related Job Titles

For Director Sales

Some related job titles are Director of Sales and Marketing Salaries with median pay of $164,572, Regional Sales Director Salaries with median pay of $238,953, Regional Sales Manager Salaries with median pay of $146,076, Sales Director Salaries with median pay of $221,164.

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Sunrise Senior Living
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Director of SalesSee 79 salaries from all locations

$160,514

 / yr

$167,945

 / yr

$427,591

 / yr

$163,400

 / yr

$160,672

 / yr

$390,245

 / yr

$138,429

 / yr

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$180,735

 / yr

$390,145

 / yr

$122,278

 / yr

$344,101

 / yr

$338,218

 / yr

$127,613

 / yr

$177,580

 / yr

$354,230

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$365,822

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$304,690

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$135,602

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Glassdoor Economist Pay Overview

What is the pay outlook for Sales?

Sales roles are an important part of any business and are likely to grow as the economy expands. Compensation for sales workers often includes commissions, giving high-performing workers the opportunity to earn more. Specialized roles like technical sales also offer the opportunity to earn a higher salary for workers with technical skills. Customer service and communication skills are universally valuable, giving salespeople flexibility to work across companies and industries.

Recent Salaries Shared

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Director of Sales

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$210,000

/yr

$110K | $100K

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Sales Director

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$255,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Director of Sales & Marketing

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$68,000

/yr

$65K | $3K

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Sales Director

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$195,000

/yr

$130K | $65K

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Director, Sales

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$262,000

/yr

$150K | $112K

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Sales Director

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$150,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Director Sales

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$160,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Sales Director

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$150,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Director Sales

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$165,000

/yr

$130K | $35K

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday

Sales Director pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Sales Director is $140,360 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Sales Director salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 7401 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Sales Director employees.

The highest salary for a Sales Director in United States is $246,329 per year.

The lowest salary for a Sales Director in United States is $81,409 per year.

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