Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Sales Representative make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$86,203 / yrTotal Pay
$57,330 / yrBase Pay
$28,874 / yrAdditional Pay

$86,203

 / yr
$52K$146K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Sales Representative is $86,203 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $57,330 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $28,874 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

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$86,203 /yr
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$117,043 /yr
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Some related job titles are Branch Account Manager Salaries with median pay of $69,720, Mortgage Consultant Salaries with median pay of $160,581, Pharmaceutical Sales Representative Salaries with median pay of $116,733, Retail Sales Representative Salaries with median pay of $57,241.

Top Paying Companies

For a Sales Representative in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Sales Representative in United States. Employers include Brocade, NetApp and Cisco Systems.

1
Brocade
$319,010/yr
4
VMware
$242,447/yr
6
FireEye
$239,377/yr
8
Meta
$232,737/yr

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Top Paying Industries

For a Sales Representative in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Sales Representative in United States are Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology with a median total pay of $152,687, Information Technology with a median total pay of $138,289, Aerospace & Defense with a median total pay of $124,661, Construction, Repair & Maintenance Services with a median total pay of $120,975, and Energy, Mining & Utilities with a median total pay of $116,958.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Pharmaceutical & BiotechnologyPharmaceutical & Biotechnology$152,687

    38% Higher than other industries

  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$138,289

    31% Higher than other industries

  • Aerospace & DefenseAerospace & Defense$124,661

    24% Higher than other industries

  • Construction, Repair & Maintenance ServicesConstruction, Repair & Maintenance Services$120,975

    22% Higher than other industries

  • Energy, Mining & UtilitiesEnergy, Mining & Utilities$116,958

    19% Higher than other industries

Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology

Top paying companies in Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology for Sales Representative are Genentech, Amarin, and Eisai.

GenentechGenentech$215,440/yr
AmarinAmarin$214,167/yr
EisaiEisai$213,730/yr

Glassdoor Economist Pay Overview

What is the pay outlook for Sales?

Sales roles are an important part of any business and are likely to grow as the economy expands. Compensation for sales workers often includes commissions, giving high-performing workers the opportunity to earn more. Specialized roles like technical sales also offer the opportunity to earn a higher salary for workers with technical skills. Customer service and communication skills are universally valuable, giving salespeople flexibility to work across companies and industries.

A Sales representative salary range in US can vary based on important factors such as education, skills, certifications, and years of experience. A Sales representative in US can expect to see an entry level salary range of $26,798 to $66,880 per year, based on 9 salary contributions. At the highest seniority level, an experienced Sales representative in US can make a salary range of $47,772 to $127,965 with at least 8 years of experience, based on 9 salary contributions. The top 3 companies in US where a Sales representative gets the highest compensation are ServiceNow, Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software Inc. and DXC Technology. Bigger companies typically pay 35% more than smaller companies for a Sales representative.

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Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date or Time

Sale Representative

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$60,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Salesperson

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$15

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Sales

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$100,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Carrier Sales

United States of America

 | <1 year

$50,000

/yr

$30K | $20K

Submitted Yesterday

<1 year
Yesterday
Sales

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$32,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Sales

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$5,000

/mo

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Sales Representative

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$20

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Sales Representative

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$5,026

/hr

$26 | $5K

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Sales

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$24

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday

Sales Representative pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Sales Representative is $57,330 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Sales Representative salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 87143 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Sales Representative employees.

The highest salary for a Sales Representative in United States is $92,976 per year.

The lowest salary for a Sales Representative in United States is $35,350 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Sales Representative or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Sales Representative.