Commissions comprise a big part of overall income for Medical Sales Consultants. The median take-home amount in this area is around $83K, and on average, more than two-fifths of that final number comes from commissions. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn vision coverage. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,214 - $109,027
$40K
$70K
$110K
MEDIAN: $69,549
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$40,214 - $109,027  
   
Bonus
$1,949 - $41,217  
Profit Sharing
$1,600  
Commission
$5,087 - $85,000  
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$43,410 - $132,676  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 83

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Job Description for Sales Consultant, Medical Sales

Sales consultants for medical sales serve as intermediaries between pharmaceutical/biotech companies and practicing physicians/hospitals, and their job is to execute marking strategies and bring medicines and drugs to those who dispense them. They often travel from place to place to inform physicians and managers who may not know of their products or their benefits. They are also responsible for direct sales, taking orders, and promoting their products in a variety of ways.

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Sales Consultant, Medical Sales Tasks

  • Research, contact and develop new prospects in a region.
  • Participate in organizational, community and relevant meetings and gatherings.
  • Answer questions, provide information and coordinate training programs.
  • Maintain relationships with prospective and existing customers while promoting products.

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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Consultant, Medical Sales

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


For many Medical Sales Consultants, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $65K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $98K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Medical Sales Consultants claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $98K. Medical Sales Consultants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $105K.

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Key Stats for Sales Consultant, Medical Sales

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Sales Consultant, Medical Sales Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

National Average
$83,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Skills That Affect Sales Consultant, Medical Sales Salaries

Sales
up arrow 38%

National Average
$83,000

Field Sales
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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