Outside Sales Representative Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Outside Sales Representative is $44,322 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Technical Sales, Strategic Sales, Account Management, Negotiation, and New Business Development.
Outside Sales Representative Total Pay (?
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$26,148 - $70,506
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Outside Sales Representative Total Pay (?
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$9.07 - $20.62
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$26,148 - $70,506  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,160  
Profit Sharing
$482.08 - $13,269  
Commission
$983 - $39,413  
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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$29,763 - $84,224  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 5,578
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.07 - $20.62  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.54 - $2.54  
Overtime
$0.00 - $30.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,160  
   
Commission
$983 - $39,413  
Profit Sharing
$482.08 - $13,269  
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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$29,763 - $84,224  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 5,578
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Job Description for Outside Sales Representative

Outside sales representatives have a variety of job duties depending on their company or organization. In most cases, this career largely consists of making sales calls not only to potential clients, but to existing ones as well. Outside sales representatives may travel frequently to the area of service they manage. In many situations, they will deal with various technical equipment and software, providing support to their customers by helping them install a product or teaching them how to properly use a particular system.
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Outside Sales Representative Tasks
  • Monitor market conditions, product innovations, and competitors' products, prices, and sales.
  • Build relationships and identify the prospect's need for the products or services.
  • Track activity, prepare and maintain records for sales leads and account status.
  • Sell the organization's products or services to established customers or develop new prospects within assigned territory.

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$50,000
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Experience Affects Outside Sales Representative Salaries

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$50,000

Skills That Affect Outside Sales Representative Salaries

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Gender

Female
28%
female alumni
 
Male
72%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 19%
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