Business Development Representative Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$73,000
$40,000
$73,000
$134,000
Business Development Representatives in the United States make an average salary of $73,775 per year or $35.47 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $40,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $135,000. If you like following the crowd, Technology and Professional companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out Technology, Media, and Manufacturing companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Nevada, Washington, New Jersey, Idaho, and California provide the highest Business Development Representative salaries.
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Map of Business Development Representative Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Business Development Representatives earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Business Development Representative Salary By Location

While a Business Development Representative can average a salary of $73,775 per year, or $35.47 per hour, there are many opportunities for Business Development Representatives to make more. For example, in Seattle, WA you might make $69,895 per year. Other high-paying locations include San Francisco, CA, East Brunswick, NJ and Minneapolis, MN. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Seattle, WA where the average starting salary is $21,000. The highest paying states for Business Development Representatives include Nevada, Washington and New Jersey. Meanwhile, Missouri, Georgia, and Nebraska offer the lowest salaries.

Average Business Development Representative Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a Business Development Representative, working for Google or Adobe might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Dell and Salesforce report highly competitive salaries for Business Development Representatives.
Company
Average Salary
$136,530
$137k
$127,416
$127k
$125,130
$125k
$116,553
$117k
$107,853
$108k
$106,324
$106k

The largest raises come from changing jobs.

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Average Business Development Representative Pay By Industry

As we previously stated, Business Development Representative salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that Technology, Media, and Manufacturing companies tend to offer much higher salaries for Business Development Representatives. For example, Business Development Representatives make a whopping average salary of $87,794 while working for Technology companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $73,932 at Media companies and $72,437 at Manufacturing companies. But Business Development Representatives may want to avoid working in the Finance industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $61,553.
Industry
Average Salary
Technology
Technology
$87,794
$88k
Media
Media
$73,932
$74k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$72,437
$72k
Retail
Retail
$67,065
$67k
Professional
Professional
$62,578
$63k
Finance
Finance
$61,553
$62k

Business Development Representative Salary History

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Business Development Representative Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Business Development Representative can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Business Development Representative Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Vantagepoint Ai, LLC
Vantagepoint Ai, LLC
Business Development Representative
Business Development Representative
Business Development Representative
06/30/2020
06/30/2020
$80,000
$80,000
06/30/2020
Business Development Representative (BDR)
Business Development Representative (BDR)
06/30/2020
06/30/2020
$45,000
$45,000
06/30/2020
Business Development Center (BDC) Representative
Business Development Center (BDC) Representative
06/27/2020
06/27/2020
$35,479
$35,479
06/27/2020
Business Development Representative
Business Development Representative
06/25/2020
06/25/2020
$29,218
$29,218
06/25/2020
Renaissance Personnel Group
Renaissance Personnel Group
Business Development Representative
Business Development Representative
Business Development Representative
06/24/2020
06/24/2020
$41,740
$41,740
06/24/2020
Marketplace Staffing
Marketplace Staffing
Business Development Representative
Business Development Representative
Business Development Representative
06/22/2020
06/22/2020
$50,000
$50,000
06/22/2020
Virtual Business Development Representative
Virtual Business Development Representative
06/19/2020
06/19/2020
$31,305
$31,305
06/19/2020
Staff Management Group
Staff Management Group
Business Development/Sales Representative
Business Development/Sales Representative
Business Development/Sales Representative
06/19/2020
06/19/2020
$60,000
$60,000
06/19/2020
Business Development Representative
Business Development Representative
06/16/2020
06/16/2020
$30,000
$30,000
06/16/2020
Better Business Bureau Serving The Heart of Texas
Better Business Bureau Serving The Heart of Texas
Business Development Representative
Business Development Representative
Business Development Representative
06/13/2020
06/13/2020
$45,000
$45,000
06/13/2020