The average pay for an Outside Sales Representative is $43,504 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Technical Sales, Negotiation, Account Management, Presentations, and New Business Development.
Outside Sales Representative Total Pay (?
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$25,661 - $68,948
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MEDIAN: $43,503
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Outside Sales Representative Total Pay (?
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$9.05 - $20.56
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$25,661 - $68,948  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,137  
Profit Sharing
$199.11 - $12,033  
Commission
$350.00 - $38,567  
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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$29,632 - $83,514  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 5,818
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.05 - $20.56  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.54 - $2.54  
Overtime
$0.00 - $30.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,137  
   
Commission
$350.00 - $38,567  
Profit Sharing
$199.11 - $12,033  
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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$29,632 - $83,514  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 5,818
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Outside Sales Representative
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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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$50,000
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Gender
Female
27%
female alumni
 
Male
73%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 19%
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