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Mid-Career Outside Sales Representative Salary

On average, commissions constitute a fair portion (just under a third) of final income for Mid-Career Outside Sales Representatives. That final number averages out to $55K across the industry. Total cash compensation for Mid-Career Outside Sales Representatives runs from $32K to $90K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $24K and profit sharing that can reach almost $15K. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a majority earn dental coverage. Most Mid-Career Outside Sales Representatives like their work and job satisfaction is high. Male Mid-Career Outside Sales Representatives are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$28,823 - $73,017
(Median)
$29K
$48K
$73K
MEDIAN: $47,874
10%
50%
90%

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$10.35 - $22.96
(Median)
$10
$15
$23
MEDIAN: $14.00
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50%
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
$28,823 - $73,017  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,284  
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $15,101  
Commission
$2,013 - $41,596  
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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$32,066 - $89,763  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,772
National Hourly Rate 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$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.35 - $22.96  
   
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.
)
$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,284  
   
Commission
$2,013 - $41,596  
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $15,101  
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).
)
$32,066 - $89,763  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 104
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Pay Difference by Location


For those looking to make money, Mid-Career Outside Sales Representatives in New York enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 35 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Outside Sales Representatives will also find cushy salaries in Philadelphia (+28 percent), Houston (+23 percent), Seattle (+19 percent), and Chicago (+18 percent).

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Outside Sales Representative Salaries

Technical Sales
up arrow 20%

Presentations
up arrow 13%


New Business Development
up arrow 11%

Strategic Sales
up arrow 10%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 9%

Negotiation
up arrow 8%




Presentation
up arrow 5%

Sales Management
up arrow 3%

National Average
$55,000

Construction Estimating
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Product Marketing
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 277 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 17%
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