Median pay for Customer Sales Representatives in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $12.09 per hour. Individual bonuses, profit sharing and commission for Customer Sales Representatives — as high as $10K, $8K and $15K, respectively — each contribute to the degree of variation within overall compensation, ranging from $19K to $48K. This group's pay is mainly influenced by location, followed by tenure and the specific company. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Women account for the majority of Customer Sales Representatives who responded to the questionnaire — 64 percent to be exact. Some workers in this field — roughly one in three — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by the larger part and dental plans are enjoyed by around half. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$23,003 - $52,188
(Median)
$23K
$36K
$52K
MEDIAN: $35,656
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50%
90%

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$8.79 - $17.19
(Median)
$8
$12
$17
MEDIAN: $12.00
10%
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$23,003 - $52,188  
   
Bonus
$25.17 - $9,787  
Profit Sharing
$0.21 - $7,830  
Commission
$14.30 - $14,681  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$19,240 - $48,089  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 196
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.79 - $17.19  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.20  
Overtime
$13.32 - $28.12  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$25.17 - $9,787  
   
Commission
$14.30 - $14,681  
Profit Sharing
$0.21 - $7,830  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$19,240 - $48,089  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 358
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Job Description for Customer Sales Representative (CSR)

Customer sales representatives (CSRs) help build the business by bringing in new sales accounts and clients, as well as serve as a liaison between the customer to the company.

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Customer Sales Representative (CSR) Tasks

  • Promote and sell products and services.
  • Review and update customer activity in databases.
  • Answer customer calls, identifying the appropriate action or providing information.
  • Provide prices, estimates, and quotes.

Common Career Paths for Customer Sales Representative (CSR)


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Customer Sales Representatives may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Inside Sales Representative. The latter position pays an average of $40K annually. A Customer Sales Representative often moves on to become a Customer Service Representative or an Administrative Assistant.

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Popular Skills for Customer Sales Representative (CSR)


Customer Sales Representatives generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, facility with Customer Relationship Management, Customer Relations, and Inside Sales are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 78 percent, 12 percent, and 10 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Bilingual. It is often found that people who know Customer Service are also skilled in Bilingual.

Pay by Experience Level for Customer Sales Representative (CSR)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Customer Sales Representatives do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $28K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $32K. Customer Sales Representatives bring in $34K after working for 10 to 20 years. As Customer Sales Representatives reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $38K.

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Experience Affects Customer Sales Representative (CSR) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$30,000


Skills That Affect Customer Sales Representative (CSR) Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 78%

Customer Relations
up arrow 12%

Inside Sales
up arrow 10%

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

National Average
$30,000

Sales
up arrow 2%

Bilingual
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 34%
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