Salesperson / Salesman / Saleswoman with Technical Sales Skills Salary

Average Salespeople with Technical Sales skills make around $46K per year. Residence and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Salespeople with Technical Sales skills. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and more than a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by the greater part and dental coverage is claimed by nearly one-half. Male Salespeople with Technical Sales skills far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$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 (?
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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.


For Salespeople with Technical Sales skills, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. The average beginner in this position makes around $38K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $46K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $51K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $52K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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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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