Medical Device Sales Representative Salary

Total annual pay for Medical Device Sales Representatives is approximately $78K, and commissions account for a significant portion of this final number — over one-half on average. Total incomes of Medical Device Sales Representatives incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $50K from bonuses and close to $24K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $44K and $182K. The particular firm is the main element affecting pay for this group — career length and geographic location are driving factors as well. Male Medical Device Sales Representatives are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Most Medical Device Sales Representatives like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$39,027 - $118,700
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$62K
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MEDIAN: $61,797
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$8.21 - $44.04
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$0$181K
Salary $39,027 - $118,700
Bonus $1,020 - $50,251
Profit Sharing $125.00 - $24,490
Commission $4,883 - $149,187
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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$43,508 - $181,901
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 436
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $8.21 - $44.04
Overtime $15.50
Annual Data $0$181K
Bonus $1,020 - $50,251
Commission $4,883 - $149,187
Profit Sharing $125.00 - $24,490
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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$43,508 - $181,901
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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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

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

Medical Device Sales Representative Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Medical Device Sales Representative


Stryker Corp., Medtronic, Inc., Depuy Orthopaedics, Inc., Biomet Inc., and Arthrex, Inc. are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Medical Device Sales Representatives. Those at Boston Scientific Corporation can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $116K. Other leaders in compensation levels are Depuy Orthopaedics, Inc. at $97K, Stryker Corp. at $94K, and Medtronic, Inc., where Medical Device Sales Representatives annually earn $75K.

Workers also receive paychecks lighter than average at Biomet Inc. ($52K), Johnson & Johnson ($61K), and Arthrex, Inc. ($75K).

Popular Skills for Medical Device Sales Representative


Survey results imply that Medical Device Sales Representatives deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Sales Management, Operating Room / OR, and Sales are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 106 percent, 33 percent, and 29 percent, respectively. Those listing Medical Terminology as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Technical Sales and Clinical Education also typically command lower compensation. Those familiar with Customer Relationship Management also tend to know Clinical Education.

Pay by Experience Level for Medical Device Sales Representative

Pay by Experience for a Medical Device Sales Representative has a positive trend. An entry-level Medical Device Sales Representative with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 269 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Medical Device Sales Representative with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $97,000 based on 129 salaries. An experienced Medical Device Sales Representative which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $115,000 based on 124 salaries. A Medical Device Sales Representative with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $109,000 based on 34 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $77,791

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Medical Device Sales Representatives will find that New Orleans offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 34 percent. Medical Device Sales Representatives can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Dallas (+24 percent), Los Angeles (+20 percent), Chicago (+16 percent), and Denver (+16 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 15 percent south of the national average, can be found in Seattle. Employers also pay below the national average in Memphis (10 percent lower) and Atlanta (9 percent lower).

Medical Device Sales Representative Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Medical Device Sales Representative

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Medical Device Sales Representative Salaries

▲47%

▲40%

▲25%

National Average
$78,000

▼21%

Skills That Affect Medical Device Sales Representative Salaries

Sales Management
▲106%

Operating Room / OR
▲33%

Sales
▲29%

Medical Devices
▲10%

▲4%

Strategic Sales
▲3%

Customer Relations
▲3%

National Average
$78,000





Technical Sales
▼13%

Medical Terminology
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 17%
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