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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 $55K, and on average, slightly less than a third of that final number comes from commissions. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $24K and $15K, respectively — total cash payment to Mid-Career Outside Sales Representatives can bottom out near $32K or peak near $90K depending on individual performance. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Mid-Career Outside Sales Representatives who answered the questionnnaire. Most Mid-Career Outside Sales Representatives report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and more than half earn dental coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$28,836 - $72,872
(Median)
$29K
$48K
$73K
MEDIAN: $47,762
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50%
90%

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$10.30 - $23.83
(Median)
$10
$15
$24
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
$28,836 - $72,872  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,443  
Profit Sharing
$492.25 - $15,135  
Commission
$2,039 - $41,346  
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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$32,311 - $89,659  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,764
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
$10.30 - $23.83  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $30.63  
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 - $24,443  
   
Commission
$2,039 - $41,346  
Profit Sharing
$492.25 - $15,135  
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).
)
$32,311 - $89,659  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 100

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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, 35 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Outside Sales Representatives will also find cushy salaries in Philadelphia (+28 percent), Houston (+23 percent), Seattle (+21 percent), and Chicago (+17 percent).

 
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Outside Sales Representative Salaries

Technical Sales
up arrow 21%

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 9%



Field Sales
up arrow 4%

Presentation
up arrow 4%

Sales Management
up arrow 3%

National Average
$55,000

Construction Estimating
up arrow 3%

Customer Service
up arrow 5%

Product Marketing
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 281 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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