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Sales Representative, Industrial Product Salary

Industrial Product Sales Representatives in the United States take home an average $48K per year. In the world of Industrial Product Sales Representatives, total cash compensation ranges from $31K on the lower end to $87K on the higher end; this includes bonuses that reach $21K and profit sharing that approaches $12K in rare cases, with some high rollers snagging commissions as high as $29K. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Industrial Product Sales Representatives who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 80 percent. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$29,912 - $74,273
(Median)
$30K
$48K
$74K
MEDIAN: $48,415
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$10.06 - $20.74
(Median)
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$16
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$29,912 - $74,273  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,698  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $11,920  
Commission
$100.67 - $29,375  
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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$30,958 - $86,814  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 502
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.06 - $20.74  
   
Overtime
$16.39 - $30.81  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,698  
   
Commission
$100.67 - $29,375  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $11,920  
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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$30,958 - $86,814  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 59

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Job Description for Sales Representative, Industrial Product

Industrial products sales representatives are primarily responsible for selling industrial products to either specific types of individuals (such as members of a particular profession) or companies within a defined geographic region. These sales representatives work in a variety of fields, including industrial manufacturing, industrial supply production, and industrial distribution.

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Sales Representative, Industrial Product Tasks

  • Attend special training of products or services to understand technical aspects of solutions.
  • Sell the organization's technical products to established customers or develop new prospects within assigned territory.
  • Build relationships and identify the prospect's need for the products or services.
  • Prepare and maintain records for sales leads and progress status of accounts.
  • Emphasize product features based on analyses of customers' needs, and on technical knowledge of product capabilities.

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Industrial Product Sales Representatives' salary tends to stay somewhat level for those who assume higher-end positions like Account Manager. Median pay for Account Managers is $50K.

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Popular Skills for Sales Representative, Industrial Product


Industrial Product Sales Representatives typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Lucky workers who know Sales Engineering can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 24 percent above average. Technical Sales and Field Sales are also correlated to pay that is above average, with increases between 14 percent and 24 percent. Most people familiar with Customer Relationship Management also know Field Sales.

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Representative, Industrial Product

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $42K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $58K. Industrial Product Sales Representatives who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $61K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $63K on average.

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National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Sales Representative, Industrial Product Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 84 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 20%
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