Outside Sales Representative with Field Sales Skills Salary

A large fraction of take-home pay for Outside Sales Representatives with Field Sales skills comes from commissions — just under one in three on average, in fact. The median overall income in this field is approximately $54K. Final cash compensation to Outside Sales Representatives with Field Sales skills varies from around $32K to approximately $93K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $30K and $19K, respectively. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by the specific employer, but the particular city and experience level are influential factors as well. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and one-fifth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by the greater part. Male Outside Sales Representatives with Field Sales skills are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Work is enjoyable for Outside Sales Representatives with Field Sales skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,041 - $76,076
$29K
$48K
$76K
MEDIAN: $47,713
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50%
90%

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$10.18 - $21.97
$10
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $14.65
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$0$93K
Salary $29,041 - $76,076
Bonus $345.21 - $29,485
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $15,117
Commission $1,900 - $40,457
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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$32,057 - $93,936
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,244
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $10.18 - $21.97
Hourly Tips $4.14
Overtime $12.37 - $32.17
Annual Data $0$93K
Bonus $345.21 - $29,485
Commission $1,900 - $40,457
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $15,117
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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$32,057 - $93,936
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 97

Outside Sales Representative Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Outside Sales Representative


Leading companies who hire large numbers of Outside Sales Representatives with Field Sales skills include Fastenal Company, Sherwin Williams Co., Cintas Corporation, Ferguson Enterprises, Inc., and Unifirst Corporation. For Outside Sales Representatives with Field Sales skills, comfortable salaries can be found at Ferguson Enterprises, Inc.; in fact, median earnings sit around $87K, the highest in the area.

Relative to other names in the field, compensation is very low at Fastenal Company — the median salary comes to just $37K, less than half of the top paying employer's rate.

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 $48,000 based on 539 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 $59,000 based on 332 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 $63,000 based on 387 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 $61,000 based on 215 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,436

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

For Outside Sales Representatives with Field Sales skills, Portland provides a pay rate that is 64 percent greater than the national average. Outside Sales Representatives with Field Sales skills will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+42 percent), Houston (+38 percent), Seattle (+24 percent), and New York (+19 percent). With compensation 5 percent below the national average, Atlanta is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

Key Stats for Outside Sales Representative

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 253 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Outside Sales Representative Salaries

▲15%

▲12%

▲8%

National Average
$54,000

▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 253 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 20%