Outside Sales Representative Salary with Field Sales skills

A big portion of take-home pay for Outside Sales Representatives with Field Sales skills — just under a third, in fact — arrives through commissions. This profession's median overall income is approximately $55K. With some bonuses approaching $26K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $10K, overall incomes of Outside Sales Representatives with Field Sales skills spread between $32K and $92K depending on individual performance. The specific employer is the main element affecting pay for this group — the particular city and experience level are driving factors as well. Most Outside Sales Representatives with Field Sales skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. Making up 75 percent of those who took the survey, male Outside Sales Representatives with Field Sales skills greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and more than half earn dental coverage. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$28,531 - $76,894
(Median)
$29K
$46K
$77K
MEDIAN: $46,290
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$9.88 - $22.94
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$9
$15
$23
MEDIAN: $14.00
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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$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$28,531 - $76,894  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,802  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,933  
Commission
$195.74 - $40,862  
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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$31,657 - $91,746  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,170
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$9.88 - $22.94  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $33.47  
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.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,802  
   
Commission
$195.74 - $40,862  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,933  
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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$31,657 - $91,746  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 65
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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.

With a median employee salary of $34K, Fastenal Company pays significantly less than its competitors (less than half of the top paying employer's rate).

Pay by Experience Level for Outside Sales Representative with Field Sales skills

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


The average beginner in this position makes around $47K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $57K. For Outside Sales Representatives with Field Sales skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $62K. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $61K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

Pay Difference by Location


For those looking to make money, Outside Sales Representatives with Field Sales skills in Seattle enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 36 percent above the national average. Outside Sales Representatives with Field Sales skills will also find cushy salaries in Dallas (+26 percent), San Francisco (+20 percent), Houston (+17 percent), and New York (+15 percent). With compensation 14 percent below the national average, Charlotte is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Employers in Cleveland and Los Angeles also lean toward paying below-median salaries (6 percent lower and 3 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Outside Sales Representative with Field Sales skills Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$55,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 190 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

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: 83% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 16%
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