Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals Salary (United States)

A Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals earns an average salary of $66,783 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Cardiology, Account Sales, and Technical Sales.
Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals Salary (?
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$47,140 - $92,942
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MEDIAN: $66,783
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Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals Salary (?
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$10.21 - $26.18
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,140 - $92,942  
   
Bonus
$4,913 - $25,811  
Profit Sharing
$1,002 - $10,137  
Commission
$0.00 - $30,608  
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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$50,365 - $112,140  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 998
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.21 - $26.18  
   
Overtime
$18.72 - $34.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$4,913 - $25,811  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $30,608  
Profit Sharing
$1,002 - $10,137  
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).
)
$50,365 - $112,140  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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Job Description for Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals

  • 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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Experience Affects Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals Salaries

National Average
$82,000

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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
53%
female alumni
 
Male
47%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 5%