Entry-Level Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Entry-Level Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals is $49,138 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career. A skill in Sales is associated with high pay for this job. Experience strongly influences income for this job.
Entry-Level Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals Total Pay (?
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$34,592 - $69,519
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $49,138
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Entry-Level Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals Total Pay (?
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$8.84 - $41.11
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$34,592 - $69,519  
   
Bonus
$-0.48 - $20,838  
Commission
$4,027 - $23,839  
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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$27,395 - $80,512  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 185
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$8.84 - $41.11  
   
Overtime
$7.00 - $25.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$-0.48 - $20,838  
   
Commission
$4,027 - $23,839  
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).
)
$27,395 - $80,512  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 185
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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

Experienced
up arrow 53%
Mid-Career
up arrow 24%
National Average
$51,000
Entry-Level
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Gender

Female
54%
female alumni
 
Male
46%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
47%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 12%
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