Technical Sales Representative (TSR) Salary

Technical Sales Representatives in the United States pull down an average of $59K annually. Individual bonuses, profit sharing and commission for Technical Sales Representatives — as high as $26K, $11K and $40K, respectively — each contribute to the degree of variation within overall compensation, ranging from $40K to $107K. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Making up 74 percent of those who took the survey, male Technical Sales Representatives greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Work is enjoyable for Technical Sales Representatives, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$39,103 - $91,019
$39K
$59K
$91K
MEDIAN: $59,256
10%
50%
90%

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$8.61 - $32.60
$8
$18
$33
MEDIAN: $18.22
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50%
90%

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$0$109K
Salary $39,103 - $91,019
Bonus $989 - $27,164
Profit Sharing $998 - $11,376
Commission $613 - $48,288
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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$39,570 - $109,399
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 359
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $8.61 - $32.60
Hourly Tips $1.07
Overtime $32.45
Annual Data $0$109K
Bonus $989 - $27,164
Commission $613 - $48,288
Profit Sharing $998 - $11,376
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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$39,570 - $109,399
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 31

Job Description for Technical Sales Representative (TSR)

A technical sales representative works as a liason between a company's regional sales manager/acquisition manager and clients. The technical sales representative assists the regional sales manager in generating market development plans, which means the representative must be familiar with the products the company currently offers and the client's opinions of those products.

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Technical Sales Representative (TSR) Tasks

  • Provide technical support to clients, emphasizing long-term relationships.
  • Sell products to new and existing clients, targeting outreach and marketing and providing quotes on demand.
  • Liaise between producers, vendors, clients, market, and organization to produce and sell quality products.
  • Conduct market research and identify target individuals and organizations.

Common Career Paths for Technical Sales Representative (TSR)


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As Technical Sales Representatives make advancements to positions like Account Manager, salaries may go down sharply. Usually, Account Managers make $50K.

Technical Sales Representative (TSR) Job Listings

Popular Skills for Technical Sales Representative (TSR)


Technical Sales Representatives report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, facility with Oral / Verbal Communication, Technical Services, and Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 56 percent, 33 percent, and 9 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Customer Relationship Management, Project Management, and Customer Service. Most people familiar with Customer Relations also know Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Technical Sales Representative (TSR)

Pay by Experience for a Technical Sales Representative (TSR) has a positive trend. An entry-level Technical Sales Representative (TSR) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 206 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Technical Sales Representative (TSR) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 107 salaries. An experienced Technical Sales Representative (TSR) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 80 salaries. A Technical Sales Representative (TSR) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 65 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,571

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Technical Sales Representatives in Austin enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 30 percent above the national average. Technical Sales Representatives can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Oklahoma City (+30 percent), Boston (+29 percent), Atlanta (+26 percent), and New York (+22 percent). Technical Sales Representatives' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Technical Sales Representatives in Buffalo bring in salaries that are 34 percent lower than the national average. Employers in Cleveland and Seattle also lean toward paying below-median salaries (24 percent lower and 13 percent lower, respectively).

Technical Sales Representative (TSR) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Technical Sales Representative (TSR)?

Technical Sales Representative (TSR) in Clearwater:
"Pay Raise?"
Pros: The relationships that I build with customers.
Cons: Ignorant people that I have to deal with.

Technical Sales Representative (TSR) in Tacoma:
"Technical Sales Review."
Pros: Money and benefits such as 401k and vacation.
Cons: There is no room to grow in such a small environment.

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Key Stats for Technical Sales Representative (TSR)

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 67 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Technical Sales Representative (TSR) Salaries

▲29%

▲14%

▲14%

National Average
$64,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Technical Sales Representative (TSR) Salaries

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲56%

Technical Services
▲33%

Engineering Design
▲9%


National Average
$64,000




Project Management
▼6%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 15%