Sales Representative Salary

A Sales Representative earns an average salary of $42,150 per year.

$24,597 - $72,296
$25K
$42K
$72K
MEDIAN: $41,523
10%
50%
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$0$92K
Salary $24,597 - $72,296
Bonus $0.00 - $24,832
Commission $0.00 - $51,651
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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$20,357 - $92,937
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

Job Description for Sales Representative

Sales representatives sell products and services for a company, either directly to consumers or to other businesses. These representatives often have goals which must be reached, and commission may be offered based on sales performance. In some positions, they may either be provided with lists of clients or receive calls from interested customers, which may involve working in a call center environment. In other positions, cold-calling will be required. Research may also be required in order to discover new clients.

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Sales Representative Tasks

  • Track activity, prepare and maintain records for sales leads and account status.
  • Sell the organization's products or services to established customers or develop new prospects within assigned territory.
  • Monitor market conditions, product innovations, and competitors' products, prices, and sales.
  • Build relationships and identify the prospect's need for the products or services.

Common Career Paths for Sales Representative


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Sales Representative Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Representative

Pay by Experience for a Sales Representative has a positive trend. An entry-level Sales Representative with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 58 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A 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 $49,000 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Sales Representative which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 14 salaries. A 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 $55,000 based on 12 salaries.

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Key Stats for Sales Representative

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Sales Representative Salaries

Experienced
▲30%

Late-Career
▲30%

Mid-Career
▲17%

National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 24%