Manufacturer's Representative Salary

Pay for Manufacturer's Representatives in the United States sits in the ballpark of $61K per year. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and slightly more than a fifth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by approximately one-half. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Manufacturer's Representatives who answered the questionnnaire. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$39,033 - $95,029
$39K
$61K
$95K
MEDIAN: $60,657
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$0$108K
Salary $39,033 - $95,029
Bonus $250.00 - $19,774
Profit Sharing $2,400
Commission $5,000
Total Pay (?
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$41,242 - $108,092
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 66

Job Description for Manufacturer's Representative

Manufacturer's representatives are responsible for communicating and responding to the inquiries of existing and prospective customers on behalf of their company. They are in charge of interacting with clients and solving client issues. Two of their main responsibilities are to portray a professional attitude and provide excellent service. Depending on specific projects, they are also in charge of generating sales and increasing brand loyalty. They share key product and customer information with coworkers to reach all company goals in a timely manner. They work well in a team setting but can also perform efficiently on their own. These individuals are organized and pay close attention to detail. They report their progress to the manufacturer's supervisor in their department. They also participate in business meetings to suggest changes to field strategies, as well as make recommendations based on their observations and customer feedback. They can also research market trends and modify behaviors to improve product recognition. Manufacturer's representatives use their excellent multitasking skills to work in a fast-paced environment with strict deadlines. They also order new product displays and work hard to improve company awareness. Among their other duties are distributing company or product information and escalating client issues as needed.

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Manufacturer's Representative Tasks

  • Act as point-of-contact for wholesale selling between manufacturers and businesses.
  • Maintain contact with customers to guarantee satisfaction, identify potential issues, show updated or new products, and renew documentation.
  • Discuss and fulfill business contracts, negotiating cost, transportation, and any warranties.
  • Meet with customers to discuss sales and future business relationships, bringing products and samples to sell.
  • Network to discover new customers using business conferences, Internet research, and professional listings.

Manufacturer's Representative Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Manufacturer's Representative

Pay by Experience for a Manufacturer's Representative has a positive trend. An entry-level Manufacturer's Representative with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 40 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Manufacturer's Representative with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Manufacturer's Representative which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 29 salaries. A Manufacturer's Representative with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 26 salaries.

Manufacturer's Representative Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Manufacturer's Representative?

Manufacturer's Representative in Aberdeen:
Pros: I build armor to save people's lives.
Cons: The management does nothing to benefit the workers currently working there.

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Key Stats for Manufacturer's Representative

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
31%

Experience Affects Manufacturer's Representative Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

Experienced
▲12%

National Average
$67,000

Mid-Career
▼14%

Entry-Level
▼20%

Skills That Affect Manufacturer's Representative Salaries

Field Sales
▲21%

Sales Management
▲5%

National Average
$67,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
vision benefits
Vision: 24%
no benefits
None: 36%