Commissions constitute a big slice (roughly a fourth on average) of overall compensation for Outside Sales Representatives with Account Management skills, and the median take-home for this group lies near $58K. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $30K and $20K, respectively — total cash payment to Outside Sales Representatives with Account Management skills can bottom out near $35K or peak near $96K depending on individual performance. While the particular city and tenure impact pay for this group, the specific employer is the most influential factor. Work is enjoyable for Outside Sales Representatives with Account Management skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. 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. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,350 - $78,027
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$30K
$49K
$78K
MEDIAN: $49,161
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$9.96 - $21.29
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary 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$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$30,350 - $78,027  
   
Bonus
$481.02 - $29,614  
Profit Sharing
$39.73 - $19,574  
Commission
$2,471 - $44,528  
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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$35,094 - $95,566  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 987
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$9.96 - $21.29  
   
Overtime
$11.74 - $34.51  
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$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$481.02 - $29,614  
   
Commission
$2,471 - $44,528  
Profit Sharing
$39.73 - $19,574  
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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$35,094 - $95,566  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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Outside Sales Representatives with Account Management skills seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Ferguson Enterprises, Inc., where the average salary comes to $84K.

Considering that the median salary at Fastenal Company is a shallow $37K, it is not surprising that this employer ranks last in compensation relative to (and far behind) other companies in the same line of work — their median pay is less than half of the top paying employer's rate.

Pay by Experience Level for Outside Sales Representative

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


Outside Sales Representatives with Account Management skills do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $50K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $63K on average — a distinctly larger sum. After working for 10 to 20 years, Outside Sales Representatives with Account Management skills make a median salary of $65K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $67K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $57,978

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Outside Sales Representatives with Account Management skills, busy New York offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 51 percent above the national average. Outside Sales Representatives with Account Management skills will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+43 percent), Chicago (+24 percent), Denver (+23 percent), and Pittsburgh (+11 percent). Tampa is the lowest-paying area, 13 percent south of the national average. Employers pay around 11 percent less in Austin and 5 percent less in Philadelphia, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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National Average
$58,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 168 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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