A big portion of take-home pay for Medical Sales Consultants — nearly two-fifths, in fact — arrives through commissions. This profession's median overall income is approximately $90K. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a strong majority get vision benefits. Most Medical Sales Consultants like their work and job satisfaction is high. Women make up the majority of Medical Sales Consultants (63 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$40,000 - $103,240
(Median)
$40K
$71K
$100K
MEDIAN: $71,215
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$40,000 - $103,240  
   
Bonus
$1,026 - $44,253  
Profit Sharing
$1,600  
Commission
$7,500 - $74,500  
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$44,138 - $134,288  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 89
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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.


Medical Sales Consultants with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $64K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $98K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $99K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $111K.

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Experience Affects Sales Consultant, Medical Sales Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$90,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 29%

Skills That Affect Sales Consultant, Medical Sales Salaries

Sales
up arrow 29%

National Average
$90,000

Field Sales
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
medical benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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