Business Development Director Salary in the United States

How much does a Business Development Director make in the United States? The average Business Development Director salary in the United States is $180,063 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $157,096 and $202,942. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Business Development Director directs, establishes, maintains, and plans the overall policies and goals for a business development department. Develops and maintains client relationships. Being a Business Development Director identifies potential business partners and negotiates agreements. Works with other departments to ensure alignment of company goals, as set by senior management. Additionally, Business Development Director ensures business growth strategies are met. Requires a bachelor's degree of Marketing, Journalism, Public Relations or its equivalent. Typically reports to top management. The Business Development Director manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. To be a Business Development Director typically requires 7+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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