The average salary for a Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals is $83,357.
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What Do Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals Do?
Sales representatives in the pharmaceutical industry have a number of responsibilities, including calling on existing and potential clients to establish new accounts, obtain orders, service existing accounts, and implement brand strategies intended to convey the company's marketing message. They must also adjust the content of sales presentations to be client-specific and reflect any changes in products, services, policies, or competitive development.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals
The top respondents for the job title Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals are from the companies AstraZeneca, United States, Pfizer, Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company. Reported salaries are highest at GlaxoSmithKline where the average pay is $95,934. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Novartis and AstraZeneca, United States, earning around $95,254 and $92,957, respectively. Allergan, Inc. pays the lowest at around $63,000. Boehringer Ingelheim Corp and Eli Lilly and Company also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $78,383 and $85,199, respectively.
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What Are Popular Skills for Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals?
Skills in Field Sales, Strategic Sales and Account Sales are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Sales Management and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals?
An entry-level Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $57,458 based on 70 salaries. An early career Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,907 based on 261 salaries. A mid-career Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,782 based on 168 salaries. An experienced Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,690 based on 373 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $108,738.
Pay Difference by Location
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (9.8% less), Houston, Texas (9.0% less) and Cleveland, Ohio (7.9% less).
Years of Experience
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