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Sales Consultant, Medical Sales Salary

Commissions form a big slice (more than a third) of total compensation for Medical Sales Consultants. The median income in this area hovers around $83K. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 55 percent. The majority of Medical Sales Consultants claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$40,082 - $114,573
(Median)
$40K
$67K
$110K
MEDIAN: $66,887
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$40,082 - $114,573  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $44,651  
Commission
$10,304 - $62,638  
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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$41,383 - $146,548  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 116
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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. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $55K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $80K. Professionals who claim 10 to 20 years of experience can secure some pretty cushy paychecks; the median for this group is a six-figure $105K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $126K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Sales Consultant, Medical Sales Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 51%

Experienced
up arrow 27%

National Average
$83,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 33%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 11%
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