Sales Consultant, Medical Sales Salary

A big portion of take-home pay for Medical Sales Consultants — two in five, in fact — arrives through commissions. This profession's median overall income is approximately $83K. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women Medical Sales Consultants who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. A large number report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and the greater part collect vision insurance. Most Medical Sales Consultants are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average.

$39,490 - $106,985
$39K
$72K
$110K
MEDIAN: $71,816
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Salary
$39,490 - $106,985  
   
Bonus
$2,007 - $41,562  
Profit Sharing
$1,600  
Commission
$5,034 - $86,809  
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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$42,033 - $131,028  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 75
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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

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

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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.


In this occupation, salaries for the relatively untested average out to $69K, but folks in the five-to-10 year range enjoy a much heftier median of $101K. For Medical Sales Consultants, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $100K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $80K on average.

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Key Stats for Sales Consultant, Medical Sales

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Sales Consultant, Medical Sales Salaries

Mid-Career
▲21%

Experienced
▲19%

National Average
$83,000

Late-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼17%

Skills That Affect Sales Consultant, Medical Sales Salaries

Sales
▲38%

National Average
$83,000

Field Sales
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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