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Field Sales Representative Salary

Field Sales Representatives in the United States can expect wages of $49K per year on average. Final cash compensation to Field Sales Representatives varies from around $32K to approximately $92K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $21K and $15K, respectively. Location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The majority of Field Sales Representatives (61 percent) survey respondents are male. Work is enjoyable for Field Sales Representatives, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$32,050 - $78,827
(Median)
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49K
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MEDIAN: $49,310
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$10.60 - $20.61
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National Salary Data

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$32,050 - $78,827  
   
Bonus
$193.92 - $20,859  
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $15,000  
Commission
$0.00 - $41,329  
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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$32,298 - $92,205  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 278
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$10.60 - $20.61  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$193.92 - $20,859  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $41,329  
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $15,000  
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).
)
$32,298 - $92,205  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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Job Description for Field Sales Representative

A field sales representative markets products directly to clients; often, they offer products that can be resold by the client. The representative is responsible for collecting orders and ensuring they are fulfilled, making sure that adequate inventory is available, and acquiring further inventory. Adhering to budget and expense guidelines is important in this job. Field sales representatives may carry out their duties at their office and/or they may have to travel to clients.

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Field Sales Representative Tasks

  • Complete and maintain a sales plan and manage all expenses within the budget.
  • Drive business into new markets and assist in corporate marketing strategies.
  • Establish and manage sales accounts relationships.
  • Monitor sales activities of competitors.

Field Sales Representative Job Listings

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Field Sales Representatives usually report a few specific skills. Field Sales and Sales are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 6 percent and 4 percent, respectively. Many workers who know Field Sales also know Sales.

Pay by Experience Level for Field Sales Representative

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


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $50K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $60K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $72K. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $51K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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Experience Affects Field Sales Representative Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 32%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$54,000

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Field Sales Representative Salaries


Sales
up arrow 4%

National Average
$54,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 11%