Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals Salary

A Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals earns an average salary of $73,729 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, Strategic Sales, and Account Sales.

$44,950 - $103,747
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$74K
$100K
MEDIAN: $73,729
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$9.50 - $23.92
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MEDIAN: $14.85
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,950 - $103,747  
   
Bonus
$4,845 - $31,423  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $13,500  
Commission
$0.00 - $35,054  
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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$44,430 - $123,682  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 808
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.50 - $23.92  
   
Overtime
$6.21 - $36.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$4,845 - $31,423  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $35,054  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $13,500  
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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$44,430 - $123,682  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 34

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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

  • 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.
  • Build relationships and identify the prospect's need for the products or services.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals

Pay by Experience for a Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals has a positive trend. An entry-level Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 349 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 200 salaries. An experienced Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $99,000 based on 359 salaries. A Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $105,000 based on 80 salaries.

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National Average: $84,901

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Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals Reviews

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
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 73 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals Salaries

▲24%

▲16%

▲2%

National Average
$85,000

▼24%

Skills That Affect Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals Salaries

Account Management
▲24%

Oncology
▲22%

▲12%


▲10%

▲6%



National Average
$85,000


▼2%

Customer Service
▼44%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 73 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 5%