Sales Representative, Software with Software Knowledge Skills Salary

A large fraction of take-home pay for Software Sales Representatives with Software Knowledge skills comes from commissions — over a third on average, in fact. The median overall income in this field is approximately $71K. Making up 73 percent of those who took the survey, male Software Sales Representatives with Software Knowledge skills greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The majority of Software Sales Representatives with Software Knowledge skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,661 - $100,334
$36K
$56K
$100K
MEDIAN: $55,540
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Salary
$35,661 - $100,334  
   
Bonus
$2,013 - $40,851  
Profit Sharing
$400.00  
Commission
$5,034 - $78,297  
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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$38,985 - $132,222  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 53

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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 $54K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $71K. Software Sales Representatives with Software Knowledge skills see a median salary of $81K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Software Sales Representatives with Software Knowledge skills who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $80K.

Key Stats for Sales Representative, Software

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Sales Representative, Software Salaries

Experienced
▲14%

Late-Career
▲12%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$71,000

Entry-Level
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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