Field Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals Salary

An average Pharmaceutical Field Sales Representative in the United States can expect to take home roughly $81K annually. Total cash incomes of Pharmaceutical Field Sales Representatives run from $68K to $136K, depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $34K, profit sharing that reaches $16K, and some commissions of nearly $39K. This group's pay is mainly influenced by career length, followed by the specific employer and geography. Nearly all claim medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision coverage. Job satisfaction for Pharmaceutical Field Sales Representatives is high. Women account for the majority of Pharmaceutical Field Sales Representatives who responded to the questionnaire — 60 percent to be exact. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$58,209 - $116,258
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MEDIAN: $81,186
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Salary $58,209 - $116,258
Bonus $9,892 - $33,735
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $15,659
Commission $0.00 - $38,978
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$67,828 - $136,073
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 232

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Job Description for Field Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals

  • 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.
  • Build relationships and identify the prospect's need for the products or services.
  • 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.

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Astrazeneca, United States, Pfizer, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim Corp, GlaxoSmithKline, and Actavis are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Pharmaceutical Field Sales Representatives. For Pharmaceutical Field Sales Representatives, comfortable salaries can be found at Merck & Co., Inc.; in fact, median earnings sit around $111K, the highest in the area. Other employers shelling out big bucks include Sanofi, Eli Lilly and Company, and Actavis, where Pharmaceutical Field Sales Representatives typically earn around $110K, $105K, or $104K, respectively.

Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Pfizer, Inc. at $92K, Boehringer Ingelheim Corp at $99K, and Sanofi-Aventis, Inc., where $100K is the norm.

Pay by Experience Level for Field Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals

Pay by Experience for a Field Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals has a positive trend. An entry-level Field Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 44 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Field Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 64 salaries. An experienced Field Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 129 salaries. A Field Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $112,000 based on 38 salaries.

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Key Stats for Field Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Field Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

▲2%

National Average
$99,000

Mid-Career
▼9%

Entry-Level
▼29%

Skills That Affect Field Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals Salaries

National Average
$99,000

▼1%

Sales
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 6%
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