Mid-Career Outside Sales Representative Salary

Commissions comprise a big part of overall income for Mid-Career Outside Sales Representatives. The median take-home amount in this area is around $57K, and on average, slightly less than a third of that final number comes from commissions. Total cash earnings of Mid-Career Outside Sales Representatives range from $34K on the low end to $92K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $31K and $18K, respectively. The company and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Mid-Career Outside Sales Representatives who answered the questionnnaire. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and one in five lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by more than half. Most Mid-Career Outside Sales Representatives report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$29,664 - $76,174
$30K
$49K
$76K
MEDIAN: $49,194
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$10.67 - $24.56
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$0$91K
Salary $29,664 - $76,174
Bonus $982 - $30,676
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $18,255
Commission $1,490 - $47,077
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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$34,388 - $91,704
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,172
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $10.67 - $24.56
Overtime $0.00 - $32.06
Annual Data $0$91K
Bonus $982 - $30,676
Commission $1,490 - $47,077
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $18,255
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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$34,388 - $91,704
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 76

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Popular Employer Salaries for Outside Sales Representative


The biggest paychecks can be found at Cintas Corporation — the median salary there is $73K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $56,765

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

Houston offers some of the highest pay in the country for Mid-Career Outside Sales Representatives, 29 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Outside Sales Representatives will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+22 percent), Denver (+22 percent), Phoenix (+21 percent), and Chicago (+18 percent). In Miami, salaries are 12 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

Key Stats for Outside Sales Representative

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 168 votes.
5-9 years
68%
10-19 years
32%
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Skills That Affect Outside Sales Representative Salaries

Technical Sales
▲17%



Presentations
▲7%

▲4%


Product Support
▲4%

Training
▲4%


Strategic Sales
▲2%


▲1%

Sales Management
▼0%

National Average
$57,000

Product Marketing
▼8%


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 21%
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