A Sales Representative earns an average salary of $42,150 per year.

$27,971 - $67,934
(Median)
$28K
$42K
$68K
MEDIAN: $42,149
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90%

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$8.11 - $20.07
(Median)
$8
$12
$20
MEDIAN: $11.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$27,971 - $67,934  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,361  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
Commission
$206.08 - $38,934  
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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$21,373 - $68,738  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 60
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$8.11 - $20.07  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $29.59  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,361  
   
Commission
$206.08 - $38,934  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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).
)
$21,373 - $68,738  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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Job Description for Sales Representative

Sales representatives sell products and services for a company, either directly to consumers or to other businesses. These representatives often have goals which must be reached, and commission may be offered based on sales performance. In some positions, they may either be provided with lists of clients or receive calls from interested customers, which may involve working in a call center environment. In other positions, cold-calling will be required. Research may also be required in order to discover new clients.

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Sales Representative Tasks

  • Monitor market conditions, product innovations, and competitors' products, prices, and sales.
  • Build relationships and identify the prospect's need for the products or services.
  • Track activity, prepare and maintain records for sales leads and account status.
  • Sell the organization's products or services to established customers or develop new prospects within assigned territory.

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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Representative

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

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Experience Affects Sales Representative Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 26%

Late-Career
up arrow 26%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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