Outside Sales Representative with Field Sales Skills Salary

The median total income of Outside Sales Representatives with Field Sales skills is around $54K, and for the average worker in this area, a good chunk of that (close to one-fourth, in fact) comes from commissions. Total cash compensation for Outside Sales Representatives with Field Sales skills runs from $31K to $91K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $27K and profit sharing that can reach almost $10K. This group's pay is mainly influenced by the specific employer, followed by geography and tenure. Most enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to approximately one-half. Male Outside Sales Representatives with Field Sales skills are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Job satisfaction for Outside Sales Representatives with Field Sales skills is high. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$28,382 - $77,125
(Median)
$28K
$46K
$77K
MEDIAN: $46,029
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$9.72 - $22.00
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$22
MEDIAN: $14.00
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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$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$28,382 - $77,125  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $27,163  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,323  
Commission
$496.65 - $41,275  
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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$31,418 - $91,338  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,452
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$9.72 - $22.00  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.56  
Overtime
$0.00 - $34.26  
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
$0.00 - $27,163  
   
Commission
$496.65 - $41,275  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,323  
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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$31,418 - $91,338  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 87
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Outside Sales Representatives with Field Sales skills seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Cintas Corporation, where the average salary comes to $78K.

Known for its small paychecks, Fastenal Company actually ranks last in the field for salary, reporting a median income of $32K — less than half of the top paying company's rate.

Pay by Experience Level for Outside Sales Representative

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


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $47K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $57K. On average, Outside Sales Representatives with Field Sales skills make $63K following one to two decades on the job. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $61K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,492

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

For Outside Sales Representatives with Field Sales skills, busy Seattle offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 32 percent above the national average. Outside Sales Representatives with Field Sales skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Dallas (+27 percent), Houston (+23 percent), San Francisco (+20 percent), and New York (+17 percent). Trailing the national average by 15 percent, Charlotte is the market with the smallest paychecks. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Cleveland (4 percent less) and Los Angeles (3 percent less).

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Experience Affects Outside Sales Representative Salaries


Late-Career
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 227 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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