Sales Consultant, Medical Sales Salary

Commissions comprise a big part of overall income for Medical Sales Consultants. The median take-home amount in this area is around $89K, and on average, roughly two in five of that final number comes from commissions. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The majority of Medical Sales Consultants (62 percent) who took the survey are women.

$39,924 - $117,763
(Median)
$40K
$67K
$120K
MEDIAN: $67,339
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Salary
$39,924 - $117,763  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $41,217  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
Commission
$10,101 - $81,094  
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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$40,963 - $152,256  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | 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.

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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.


For many Medical Sales Consultants, more experience generally translates to higher pay. The average beginner in this position makes around $55K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $94K. Between one and two decades on the job, average salaries pass the six-figure mark at around $104K. Medical Sales Consultants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $120K.

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Experience Affects Sales Consultant, Medical Sales Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$89,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 38%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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