A Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals earns an average salary of $73,096 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Account Management, Oncology, Account Sales, and Strategic Sales.

$45,312 - $103,228
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MEDIAN: $73,096
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$9.14 - $24.11
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,312 - $103,228  
   
Bonus
$4,970 - $31,240  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,080  
Commission
$0.00 - $34,542  
Total Pay (?
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$44,981 - $122,695  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 841
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.14 - $24.11  
   
Overtime
$6.21 - $36.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$4,970 - $31,240  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $34,542  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $12,080  
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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$44,981 - $122,695  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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Job Description for Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals

Sales representatives in the pharmaceutical industry have a number of responsibilities, including calling on existing and potential clients to establish new accounts, obtain orders, service existing accounts, and implement brand strategies intended to convey the company's marketing message. They must also adjust the content of sales presentations to be client-specific and reflect any changes in products, services, policies, or competitive development.

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Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals 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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National Average: $84,340

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Q: What is it like working as a Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals?

Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals in Boca Raton:
Pros: I get paid, there is a 401(k), mediocre health benefits, some paid time off, occasional opportunities for learning but very little.
Cons: Creepy envious people, 19th century HR philosophy.

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Key Stats for Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 68 votes.
038
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals Salaries




National Average
$84,000


Skills That Affect Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals Salaries

Account Management
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Oncology
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National Average
$84,000


Sales
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Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 68 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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