$62,972
Avg. Salary
$17.57
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$12,307

Bonus

$4,958

Profit Sharing

$40,695

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Medical Device Sales Representative is $17.57 per hour.

The average pay for a Medical Device Sales Representative is $62,972 per year.

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$29.52
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$40k
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MEDIAN $62,972
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$0$176K
Salary $39,620 - $110,675
Bonus $1,914 - $50,378
Profit Sharing $250 - $30,000
Commission $8,054 - $144,873
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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$43,185 - $176,786
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 824
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $10.89 - $29.52
Overtime $25.50
Annual Data $0$176K
Bonus $1,914 - $50,378
Commission $8,054 - $144,873
Profit Sharing $250 - $30,000
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).
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$43,185 - $176,786
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 37

Job Description for Medical Device Sales Representative

Medical device sales representatives are responsible for selling medical devices to both companies and private practice clinics. The representative is tasked with locating potential customers and giving a persuasive demonstration of the devices to those which show interest. As with other sales jobs, an effective medical device sales representative possesses strong communications skills and a friendly personality, so as to effectively address the questions and concerns of potential customers.

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Medical Device Sales Representative Tasks
  • Develop relationships with potential and existing customers, knowing their needs.
  • Create sales reports and document interactions.
  • Explain products to clients and match the correct product to the right group.
  • Work with clients to increase visibility and usage of devices.

Popular Employer Salaries for Medical Device Sales Representative


Dominating the field, Stryker Corp., Medtronic, Inc., Depuy Orthopaedics, Inc., Biomet Inc., and Arthrex, Inc. are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of Medical Device Sales Representatives. Boston Scientific Corporation leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $116K. Depuy Orthopaedics, Inc., Stryker Corp., and Medtronic, Inc. also offer top salaries for Medical Device Sales Representatives. Workers at these firms can expect to earn about $97K, $94K, and $75K, respectively.

Biomet Inc., Johnson & Johnson, and Arthrex, Inc. also scrape the bottom of the pay scale, with median earnings hovering around $52K, $61K, and $75K.

Medical Device Sales Representative Job Listings

Popular Skills for Medical Device Sales Representative


Survey takers working as Medical Device Sales Representatives report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, facility with Sales Management, Operating Room / OR, and Sales are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 105 percent, 33 percent, and 28 percent, respectively. Those listing Medical Terminology as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Technical Sales and Clinical Education also typically command lower compensation. Most people familiar with Customer Relationship Management also know Clinical Education.

Pay by Experience Level for Medical Device Sales Representative

Pay by Experience for a Medical Device Sales Representative has a positive trend. An entry-level Medical Device Sales Representative with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 269 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Medical Device Sales Representative with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $97,000 based on 129 salaries. An experienced Medical Device Sales Representative which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $115,000 based on 124 salaries. A Medical Device Sales Representative with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $109,000 based on 34 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

27%

18%

8%

-5%

-7%

-13%

National Average: $76,183

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Medical Device Sales Representatives, New Orleans provides a pay rate that is 34 percent greater than the national average. Medical Device Sales Representatives can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Dallas (+24 percent), Los Angeles (+19 percent), Chicago (+15 percent), and Denver (+15 percent). With compensation 15 percent below the national average, Seattle is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Memphis (10 percent lower) and Atlanta (9 percent lower).

Medical Device Sales Representative Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Medical Device Sales Representative?

Medical Device Sales Representative:
The product I sell is great! My manager is awesome! The benefits are great! Compensation is fair, they always adjust bonus pay because of miscalculated goals. Corporate makes things more challenging than they should be.

Medical Device Sales Representative in Seattle:
"Get your own territory as soon as possible."
Make sure that there is a plan or some promise of future territory for you to move into.

Medical Device Sales Representative in Canadian:
"AT THE INITIAL LEVEL IT IS QUIETE CHALLANGING TO MEET WITH T."
JUST DO THE WORK WITH FULL ENTHUSIAM AND HONESTY AND ALSO UPGRADE YOURSELF WITH THE LATEST TECHNOLOGIES IN THIS FIELD BY WHICH YOU ARE QUITE CONFIDENT ABOUT YOUR WORK ,AND KEEP PATIENCE TO CONVERT A DOCTORAND CONTINUE YOUR WORKING.

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Key Stats for Medical Device Sales Representative

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 81 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Medical Device Sales Representative Salaries

▲50%

▲43%

▲28%

National Average
$76,000

▼20%

Skills That Affect Medical Device Sales Representative Salaries

Sales Management
▲110%

Operating Room / OR
▲36%

Sales
▲31%

Medical Devices
▲12%

▲7%

Strategic Sales
▲5%

Customer Relations
▲5%

National Average
$76,000





Technical Sales
▼11%

Medical Terminology
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 81 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 16%