Sales Consultant, Medical Sales Salary

A large fraction of take-home pay for Medical Sales Consultants comes from commissions — about a third on average, in fact. The median overall income in this field is approximately $89K. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Women make up a slight majority of Medical Sales Consultants (58 percent) survey respondents. The majority of Medical Sales Consultants claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance.

$40,126 - $117,763

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$40,963 - $152,256  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 117
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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.


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.

For many Medical Sales Consultants, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $56K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $93K. After 10 to 20 years, professionals can make it pretty big; the median salary sits in the six-figure neighborhood of $105K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $120K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Experience Affects Sales Consultant, Medical Sales Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.


58 %
42 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 11%