Outside Sales Representative with Account Management Skills Salary

On average, commissions constitute a fair portion (roughly one in four) of final income for Outside Sales Representatives with Account Management skills. That final number averages out to $58K across the industry. Total cash compensation to Outside Sales Representatives with Account Management skills approaches anywhere from $35K on the lower end to $97K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $29K from bonuses and upwards of $13K from profit sharing. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is the specific employer, though the particular city and years of experience have a (lesser) impact as well. Male Outside Sales Representatives with Account Management skills are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Job satisfaction for Outside Sales Representatives with Account Management skills is high. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$30,365 - $78,509
(Median)
$30K
$49K
$79K
MEDIAN: $48,869
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$10.85 - $23.31
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$11
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$30,365 - $78,509  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $28,579  
Profit Sharing
$506 - $13,277  
Commission
$507 - $45,689  
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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$35,289 - $96,872  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,358
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.85 - $23.31  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.56  
Overtime
$12.72 - $35.84  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $28,579  
   
Commission
$507 - $45,689  
Profit Sharing
$506 - $13,277  
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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$35,289 - $96,872  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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With a median employee salary of $32K, Fastenal Company pays significantly less than its competitors (just about half of the top paying company's median).

Pay by Experience Level for Outside Sales Representative

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $51K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $62K. Outside Sales Representatives with Account Management skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $66K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't higher than less experienced individuals' earnings.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $58,410

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For Outside Sales Representatives with Account Management skills, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 30 percent above the national average. Outside Sales Representatives with Account Management skills will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+28 percent), Denver (+25 percent), Houston (+22 percent), and Boston (+20 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 8 percent south of the national average, can be found in Kansas City. Below-median salaries also turn up in Atlanta and Phoenix (5 percent lower and 4 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Outside Sales Representative Salaries


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National Average
$58,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 206 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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