Average Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals Salary in Houston, Texas

$72,228
Avg. Salary
$23,964
Bonus
$26,000
Commission
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The average salary for a Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals in Houston, Texas is $72,228.
10%
$46k
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$72k
50%
$116k
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MEDIAN $72,228
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Salary
$46k - $116k
Bonus
$5k - $35k
Commission
$0 - $26k
Total Pay
$46k - $140k

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Job Description for Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals

Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals Tasks
  • Prepare and maintain records for sales leads and progress status of accounts.
  • Emphasize product features based on analyses of customers' needs, and on technical knowledge of product capabilities.
  • Build relationships and identify the prospect's need for the products or services.
  • Attend special training of products or services to understand technical aspects of solutions.
  • Sell the organization's technical products to established customers or develop new prospects within assigned territory.

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals

Skills in Field Sales, Account Sales, Strategic Sales and Technical Sales are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals

An early career Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $64,496 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,784 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,333 based on 11 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $100,000.
Employees with Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 22.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (15.5% more) and Tampa, Florida (11.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (6.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 37 survey responses.
Early Career
21.6%
Mid Career
32.4%
Experienced
29.7%
Late Career
16.2%

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