Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman with Technical Sales Skills Salary

Salespeople with Technical Sales skills can expect wages of $46K annually on average. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Male Salespeople with Technical Sales skills far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Job satisfaction for Salespeople with Technical Sales skills is high. While over a third report receiving no health benefits, more than half do receive medical coverage, and one-half have dental, as well. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$24,061 - $80,443
(Median)
$24K
$46K
$80K
MEDIAN: $45,913
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90%

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$7.95 - $19.29
(Median)
$8
$11
$19
MEDIAN: $11.00
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90%

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National Salary 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$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$24,061 - $80,443  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,303  
Profit Sharing
$3,500  
Commission
$0.00 - $57,657  
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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$19,953 - $91,176  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 131
National Hourly Rate 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$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$7.95 - $19.29  
   
Overtime
$11.72 - $26.92  
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$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,303  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $57,657  
Profit Sharing
$3,500  
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).
)
$19,953 - $91,176  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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Pay by Experience Level for Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman

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


Salespeople with Technical Sales skills with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $38K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $46K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $51K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $52K.

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Experience Affects Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
medical benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 36%
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