Sales Representative, Software with Software Knowledge Skills Salary

Commissions form a big slice (nearly one-fourth) of total compensation for Software Sales Representatives with Software Knowledge skills. The median income in this area hovers around $63K. Men make up the majority of Software Sales Representatives with Software Knowledge skills (65 percent) survey respondents. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and close to a fifth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by a majority. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers.

$30,622 - $99,101
MEDIAN: $50,476

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$30,622 - $99,101  
$206.08 - $30,688  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $39,149  
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).
$33,559 - $118,396  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 93
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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Representative, Software

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

Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $47K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $76K. For Software Sales Representatives with Software Knowledge skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $78K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $75K by contrast.

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Experience Affects Sales Representative, Software Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.


35 %
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 21%