Entry-Level Outside Sales Representative Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Outside Sales Representative earns an average salary of $39,605 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Technical Sales, Presentations, Account Management, Strategic Sales, and Negotiation.
Entry-Level Outside Sales Representative Total Pay (?
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$24,587 - $59,661
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $39,604
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Entry-Level Outside Sales Representative Total Pay (?
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$8.33 - $19.10
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$24,587 - $59,661  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,482  
Profit Sharing
$147.95 - $10,119  
Commission
$200.53 - $30,041  
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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$25,851 - $68,723  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,508
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$8.33 - $19.10  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.54 - $2.54  
Overtime
$6.36 - $27.98  
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$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,482  
   
Commission
$200.53 - $30,041  
Profit Sharing
$147.95 - $10,119  
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).
)
$25,851 - $68,723  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,508
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Pay Difference By Location
San Francisco
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New York
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San Diego
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Atlanta
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Dallas
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Minneapolis
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Portland
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Philadelphia
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Tampa
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Denver
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Charlotte
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National Average
$44,000
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Outside Sales Representative Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Outside Sales Representative in Anaheim:
"Account List."
Defend your accounts from being poached by coworkers, if management tries to reassign one of your accounts to another employee you should protest in the strongest terms appropriate. If part of your compensation is based on sales volume and/or profit margin losing an existing account is taking money out of your pocket.

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Outside Sales Representative Salaries

Technical Sales
up arrow 19%
Presentations
up arrow 15%
Strategic Sales
up arrow 14%
New Business Development
up arrow 11%
Negotiation
up arrow 11%
Sales
up arrow 7%
Sales Management
up arrow 6%
Field Sales
up arrow 3%
Customer Relations
up arrow 2%
Presentation
up arrow 1%
National Average
$44,000
Product Marketing
up arrow 10%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
30%
female alumni
 
Male
70%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 19%
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