Outside Sales Representative in Houston, Texas Salary

The average salary for an Outside Sales Representative in Houston, Texas is $55,098 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Technical Sales, Product Support, Field Sales, Negotiation, and Strategic Sales.

$34,992 - $95,471
$35K
$56K
$95K
MEDIAN: $56,243
10%
50%
90%

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$9.00 - $15.00
$13
MEDIAN: $12.84
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$0$109K
Salary $34,992 - $95,471
Bonus $39.45 - $38,904
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $14,899
Commission $0.11 - $51,064
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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$35,021 - $109,449
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 110
Hourly Data $0$15
Hourly Rate $12.84
Annual Data $0$109K
Bonus $39.45 - $38,904
Commission $0.11 - $51,064
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $14,899
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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$35,021 - $109,449
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

Job Description for Outside Sales Representative

Outside sales representatives have a variety of job duties depending on their company or organization. In most cases, this career largely consists of making sales calls not only to potential clients, but to existing ones as well. Outside sales representatives may travel frequently to the area of service they manage. In many situations, they will deal with various technical equipment and software, providing support to their customers by helping them install a product or teaching them how to properly use a particular system.

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Outside Sales Representative Tasks

  • 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.
  • Monitor market conditions, product innovations, and competitors' products, prices, and sales.
  • Build relationships and identify the prospect's need for the products or services.

About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

Outside Sales Representative Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Outside Sales Representative

Pay by Experience for an Outside Sales Representative has a positive trend. An entry-level Outside Sales Representative with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 64 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Outside 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 $73,000 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Outside Sales Representative which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 35 salaries. An Outside 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 $72,000 based on 21 salaries.

Key Stats for Outside Sales Representative

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Outside Sales Representative Salaries

▲13%

▲11%

▲10%

National Average
$65,000

▼19%

Skills That Affect Outside Sales Representative Salaries


Product Support
▲30%

▲14%

▲14%

Strategic Sales
▲14%


Presentation
▲12%


Project Management
▲11%

▲10%


National Average
$65,000

Sales Management
▼4%



▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 19%