Alternate Job Titles: Business Development Director, Director of Business Development
How much does a Business Development Director make? The median annual Business Development Director salary is $165,221, as of July 29, 2016, with a range usually between $141,834-$189,983, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Business Development Director in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Business Development Director in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Business Development Director in the United States is $165,221, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Business Development Director in the United States are expected to make less than $165,221.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Business Development Director that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Business Development Director are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of August 2016
Directs, establishes, maintains, and plans the overall policies and goals for a business development department. Identifies potential business partners and negotiates agreements. Works with product development, marketing and/or sales group to align with the company's growth strategy. Requires a bachelor's degree in a related area and at least 7 years of experience in the field. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to top management. View full job description