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 (around one in four, in fact) comes from commissions. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$27,975 - $77,456
$28K
$47K
$77K
MEDIAN: $47,431
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50%
90%

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$9.99 - $23.63
$10
$15
$24
MEDIAN: $14.94
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$27,975 - $77,456  
   
Bonus
$480.18 - $29,084  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,381  
Commission
$1,036 - $40,297  
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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$31,390 - $92,049  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,128
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$9.99 - $23.63  
   
Hourly Tips
$4.14  
Overtime
$11.63 - $35.51  
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
$480.18 - $29,084  
   
Commission
$1,036 - $40,297  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,381  
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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$31,390 - $92,049  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 98

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Pay by Experience Level for Outside Sales Representative

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


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $47K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $59K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Outside Sales Representatives with Field Sales skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $62K. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Outside Sales Representatives with Field Sales skills report making only $61K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,462

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

For Outside Sales Representatives with Field Sales skills, busy Boston offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 36 percent above the national average. Outside Sales Representatives with Field Sales skills will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+35 percent), Pittsburgh (+23 percent), Seattle (+22 percent), and Portland (+21 percent). Trailing the national average by 3 percent, Atlanta is the market with the smallest paychecks. Employers in Los Angeles and San Diego also lean toward paying below-median salaries (2 percent less).

Key Stats for Outside Sales Representative

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 176 votes.
033
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Outside Sales Representative Salaries




National Average
$54,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 176 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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