Mid-Career Outside Sales Representative Salary

A substantial slice of final earnings for Mid-Career Outside Sales Representatives (nearly one in four) arrives through commissions. Median overall income in this area is approximately $55K. In the world of Mid-Career Outside Sales Representatives, total cash compensation can vary between $33K and $89K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $24K and $15K, respectively. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Mid-Career Outside Sales Representatives. Making up 72 percent of those who took the survey, male Mid-Career Outside Sales Representatives greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Most enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to close to one-half. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,056 - $73,203
(Median)
$29K
$48K
$73K
MEDIAN: $47,897
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90%

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$10.18 - $23.27
(Median)
$10
$15
$23
MEDIAN: $14.00
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90%

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National Salary 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$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$29,056 - $73,203  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,324  
Profit Sharing
$486.05 - $14,740  
Commission
$1,024 - $40,451  
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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$32,556 - $88,954  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,760
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.18 - $23.27  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $30.41  
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$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,324  
   
Commission
$1,024 - $40,451  
Profit Sharing
$486.05 - $14,740  
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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$32,556 - $88,954  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 103
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Pay Difference by Location


New York offers some of the highest pay in the country for Mid-Career Outside Sales Representatives, 30 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Outside Sales Representatives can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Philadelphia (+27 percent), Houston (+25 percent), Chicago (+21 percent), and Seattle (+21 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Phoenix, 4 percent below the national average.

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Outside Sales Representative Salaries

Technical Sales
up arrow 19%

Presentations
up arrow 14%



Strategic Sales
up arrow 10%

Negotiation
up arrow 9%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 8%



Presentation
up arrow 5%

Field Sales
up arrow 4%

Sales Management
up arrow 3%

Product Marketing
0%

National Average
$55,000

Construction Estimating
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Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 257 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 17%
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