The average salary for a Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals in Houston, Texas is $72,228.
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Job Description for Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals
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. Pharmaceutical sales representatives strive…Read more
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.
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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.
Pay Difference by Location
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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).
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