BUSINESS DIRECTOR SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$137,000
$92,000
Min 10%
$137,000
Median 50%
$203,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Kellogg
Highest Paying City
Seattle, WA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
3.3 years
How much does a business director make?
The national average salary for a Business Director in the United States is $137,221 per year or $65.97 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 111,000. The top 10 percent earn over $203,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $92,000 annually. Professional companies and Internet companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. States with the highest Business Director salaries include Washington, Montana, Oregon, North Dakota, and New Jersey. The typical tenure for a Business Director is 3.3 years.

Average Business Director Salary By Company

There is good job security in Business Director positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Most Business Director jobs are in Professional companies and Professional companies. Business Directors at Kellogg and Ashland report the highest salaries. Companies like Facebook and NBCUniversal also report very competitive wages for Business Directors.

Average Business Director Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Business Director in the United States is $137,221 per year or $65.97 per hour. The top city when it comes to Business Director salaries is Seattle, WA at $141,644 per year. Even as an entry-level Business Director, you will make $91,000 per year in Seattle, WA. The highest earning states when it comes to Business Director salaries are Washington, Montana, Oregon, North Dakota, and New Jersey. Oklahoma, Kansas, and Arizona have the lowest Business Director salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Seattle, WA
$141,644
2
Portland, OR
$136,332
3
New York, NY
$131,227
4
Edison, NJ
$130,584
5
Wilmington, DE
$129,086

Average Business Director Salary By Industry

Wages for Business Directors can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Hospitality companies, Pharmaceutical companies, and Finance companies pay higher-than-average wages for Business Directors. Hospitality companies pay Business Directors an average salary of $141,652, Pharmaceutical companies pay $140,881, and Finance companys come in at $138,724. At $131,935, the average salary for Business Directors in the Manufacturing industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Hospitality
$141,652
2
Pharmaceutical
$140,881
3
Finance
$138,724
4
Media
$138,109
5
Professional
$135,875

RECENTLY ADDED Business Director SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
10/31/2019
$115,000
Robert Half
Business Director
10/29/2019
$73,000
San Bernardino County Schools
Business Director
10/10/2019
$153,398
Christie's
Business Director
08/21/2019
$400,000
Idaho Division of Human Resources
Business Director
08/15/2019
$70,000
State of Idaho
Business Director
08/15/2019
$70,000
Business Director
08/14/2019
$70,000
08/13/2019
$78,874
Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance
Business Director
07/24/2019
$145,000
Defense Acquisition University
Business Director
06/12/2019
$117,842
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