An Entry-Level Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals earns an average salary of $52,256 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$36,730 - $73,278
(Median)
$37K
$52K
$73K
MEDIAN: $52,255
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$9.50 - $27.50
(Median)
$9
$14
$28
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$36,730 - $73,278  
   
Bonus
$100.84 - $25,164  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
Commission
$4,069  
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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$29,822 - $88,796  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 90
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.50 - $27.50  
   
Overtime
$17.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$100.84 - $25,164  
   
Commission
$4,069  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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).
)
$29,822 - $88,796  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Job Description for Entry-Level Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals

The entry-level pharmaceuticals sales representative approaches health care offices and professionals about purchasing their company's pharmaceutical products. These prospective customers may already be determined by the company, or it may be the job of the entry-level sales representative to find new clients. The sales representative should be able to determine what products are best suited for the targeted buyers. Analytical skills are important as part of the job is finding solutions to sales-related issues and factors that may be impacting the market.

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Entry-Level Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals Tasks

  • Attend special training of products or services to understand technical aspects of solutions.
  • Sell the organization's technical products to established customers or develop new prospects within assigned territory.
  • Build relationships and identify the prospect's need for the products or services.
  • Prepare and maintain records for sales leads and progress status of accounts.
  • Emphasize product features based on analyses of customers' needs, and on technical knowledge of product capabilities.

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Experience Affects Entry-Level Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals Salaries

Mid-Career
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Experienced
0%

National Average
$55,000

Entry-Level
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Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
46%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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