Dental Sales Representative Salary

Total annual pay for Dental Sales Representatives is approximately $51K, and commissions account for a significant portion of this final number — roughly a third on average. In the world of Dental Sales Representatives, overall cash allowance can sometimes include more than $29K from bonuses, causing incomes to vary widely between $34K and $88K. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and the larger part earn dental coverage. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Women Dental Sales Representatives who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,371 - $71,288
(Median)
$30K
$50K
$71K
MEDIAN: $49,977
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Salary
$30,371 - $71,288  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,087  
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
Commission
$17,500  
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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$34,174 - $87,894  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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Job Description for Dental Sales Representative

  • Provide customers with product samples and catalogs.
  • Recommend products to customers, based on customers' needs and interests.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Sales Representative

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


For many Dental Sales Representatives, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $41K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $52K. On average, Dental Sales Representatives make $61K following one to two decades on the job. Dental Sales Representatives who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $65K.

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Experience Affects Dental Sales Representative Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 34%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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