Sales Director Salary

The average salary for a Sales Director in the UK is:


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The responsibilities of a sales director vary greatly depending on the company that they work in and the sector that company targets. Here is an example job description from one sales director: I am a Chemical Engineer, specialised in hydrocrabon Vapour recovery systems, with 25yrs experience in this particular sector. My current position is Sales Director, responsible for world wide sales of vapour recovery systems.

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Sales Director Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £59,072.

The average salary in 2009 was £70,477, based on 130 respondents (a difference of 19% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £72,651, based on 217 respondents (a difference of 3% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £68,727, based on 162 respondents (a difference of -5% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £68,418, based on 81 respondents (a difference of 0% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Sales Director based on all salary survey responses is: £64,500

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Sales Director is £34.67.

Assorted Sales Director Salary Information

£85,000Yorkshire and North East8-May-17
£80,000North West11-January-17
£80,000East of England24-November-16
£63,000Yorkshire and North East8-March-16
£60,000South East14-February-16
£62,000East of England9-December-15
Chart to the right shows ten most recent raw datapoints. Outlying points may be discarded.
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Sales Director Salary By UK Region

£58,800South East
£62,265East of England
£65,900South West
£58,157Yorkshire and North East
£72,990North West
£50,000Northern Ireland

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Sales Director, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £52,005 for a worker in their 20s, £67,954 (30s), £80,435 (40s) and £80,435 (50s).
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The average salary figure above for a Sales Director is considered highly likely to be representative of the UK market average due to the high number of respondents who had this exact job title.

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