Average Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$88,510
Avg. Salary
$28,000
Bonus
$4,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals in Chicago, Illinois is $88,510.
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MEDIAN $88,510
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Salary
$50k - $125k
Bonus
$20k - $35k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $5k
Total Pay
$64k - $145k

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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.

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Popular Skills for Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals

Skills in Account Sales and Strategic 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 $62,563 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,008 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Sales Representative, Pharmaceuticals with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $104,616 based on 15 salaries.
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 (23.8% less), Houston, Texas (18.4% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (18.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 25 survey responses.
Early Career
20.0%
Mid Career
20.0%
Experienced
60.0%

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