Dental Sales Representative Salary

Dental Sales Representatives in the United States take home an average $40K annually. There are more female Dental Sales Representatives who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 60 percent. While close to one-half report receiving no health benefits, nearly one-half do receive medical coverage, and just over two-fifths have dental, as well. Job satisfaction for Dental Sales Representatives is high. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$14,597 - $62,698
$15K
$40K
$63K
MEDIAN: $40,188
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$14,597 - $62,698  
   
Bonus
$15,000  
Commission
$12,000  
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$23,270 - $76,978  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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Job Description for Dental Sales Representative

A dentist's office can be a hectic place in which every team member has an important role. One of the lesser-known roles in a dentist's office is that of a dental sales representative, who is responsible for ensuring that people find out about the business and become customers. They must be aggressive when searching for new clients and responsive to current clients when questions arise, and prior work experience in a dentist's office is not necessarily required, though prior sales experience is highly beneficial. Dental sales representatives must also be prepared to use a variety of methods to boost sales for the business.

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Dental Sales Representative Tasks

  • Answer customers' questions about dental products, prices, availability, product uses, and credit terms.
  • Identify prospective customers by using business directories and following leads from existing clients.
  • Provide customers with product samples and catalogs.
  • Recommend products to customers, based on customers' needs and interests.

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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Sales Representative

Pay by Experience for a Dental Sales Representative has a positive trend. An entry-level Dental Sales Representative with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 16 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dental Sales Representative with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Dental Sales Representative which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 7 salaries. A Dental Sales Representative with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Dental Sales Representative

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Dental Sales Representative Salaries

Late-Career
▲57%

Experienced
▲45%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 50%
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