Entry-Level Outside Sales Representative Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Outside Sales Representative earns an average salary of $39,807 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Technical Sales, Strategic Sales, Account Management, Presentations, and New Business Development.
Entry-Level Outside Sales Representative Salary (?
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$24,680 - $59,891
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MEDIAN: $39,807
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Entry-Level Outside Sales Representative Salary (?
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$8.36 - $18.81
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$24,680 - $59,891  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,595  
Profit Sharing
$150.00 - $11,792  
Commission
$196.06 - $30,070  
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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$26,023 - $68,900  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,231
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$8.36 - $18.81  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.54 - $2.54  
Overtime
$6.20 - $27.52  
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 - $15,595  
   
Commission
$196.06 - $30,070  
Profit Sharing
$150.00 - $11,792  
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).
)
$26,023 - $68,900  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 239
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Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
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Boston
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New York
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Portland
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Minneapolis
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San Diego
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Atlanta
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Philadelphia
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Denver
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Chicago
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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 18%
Strategic Sales
up arrow 14%
Account Management
up arrow 13%
Presentations
up arrow 13%
Negotiation
up arrow 9%
Sales Management
up arrow 7%
Sales
up arrow 6%
Field Sales
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Customer Relations
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Presentation
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National Average
$44,000
Product Marketing
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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: 18%
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