Medical Device Sales Representative Salary

A substantial slice of final earnings for Medical Device Sales Representatives (over one-half) arrives through commissions. Median overall income in this area is approximately $74K. Overall cash earnings for Medical Device Sales Representatives stretch from $37K on the lower end to $156K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $51K from bonuses and $9K from profit sharing. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by the company, but experience level and geographic location are influential factors as well. Work is enjoyable for Medical Device Sales Representatives, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Male Medical Device Sales Representatives are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 61 percent of professionals. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$35,655 - $99,457
(Median)
$36K
$59K
$99K
MEDIAN: $59,009
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$11.43 - $35.87
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$11
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$35,655 - $99,457  
   
Bonus
$490.35 - $51,105  
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $8,500  
Commission
$4,041 - $114,901  
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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$37,069 - $156,219  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 838
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$11.43 - $35.87  
   
Overtime
$21.62 - $26.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$490.35 - $51,105  
   
Commission
$4,041 - $114,901  
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $8,500  
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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$37,069 - $156,219  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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Job Description for Medical Device Sales Representative

Medical device sales representatives are responsible for selling medical devices to both companies and private practice clinics. The representative is tasked with locating potential customers and giving a persuasive demonstration of the devices to those which show interest. As with other sales jobs, an effective medical device sales representative possesses strong communications skills and a friendly personality, so as to effectively address the questions and concerns of potential customers.

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Medical Device Sales Representative Tasks

  • Explain products to clients and match the correct product to the right group.
  • Work with clients to increase visibility and usage of devices.
  • Develop relationships with potential and existing customers, knowing their needs.
  • Create sales reports and document interactions.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Medical Device Sales Representative


Medical Device Sales Representatives fill the offices of leading firms Stryker Corp., Medtronic, Inc., Johnson & Johnson, Depuy Orthopaedics, Inc., and Lincare Inc. Medical Device Sales Representatives flock to Medtronic, Inc. for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $130K lead the pack in compensation; however, Medtronic, Inc. also provides employees with a wide spectrum of compensation ranging from $54K at one end to $290K at the other end.

Popular Skills for Medical Device Sales Representative


Survey results imply that Medical Device Sales Representatives deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, facility with Clinical Education, Technical Sales, and Operating Room / OR are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 31 percent, 29 percent, and 28 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Customer Service. Most people experienced in Customer Relationship Management also know Clinical Education.

Pay by Experience Level for Medical Device Sales Representative

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


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $61K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $88K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Professionals who spend a good 10 to 20 years in the workforce haul in an average of $103K. For some reason, Medical Device Sales Representatives with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $100K.

Medical Device Sales Representative Reviews

What is it like working as a Medical Device Sales Representative?

Medical Device Sales Representative in Little Rock:
"Constantly Learning About The Latest Medical Technology."
Pros: Fast paced and requires an entrepreneurial mind set.
Cons: Long hours sometimes.

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Experience Affects Medical Device Sales Representative Salaries




National Average
$74,000


Skills That Affect Medical Device Sales Representative Salaries


Technical Sales
up arrow 29%

Operating Room / OR
up arrow 28%

Account Sales
up arrow 27%


Medical Devices
up arrow 22%

Customer Relations
up arrow 7%

Strategic Sales
up arrow 4%

Sales
up arrow 3%

National Average
$74,000

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 3%

Customer Service
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 141 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 16%
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