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Pharmaceutical sales representative salary in United States

How much does a Pharmaceutical Sales Representative make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $63,631
Low $33,732
High $120,032
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a pharmaceutical sales representative is $63,631 per year in the United States. 349 salaries reported, updated at November 30, 2022

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Top companies for Pharmaceutical Sales Representatives in United States

  1. Anton Paar
    75 reviews10 salaries reported
    $112,375per year
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Highest paying cities for Pharmaceutical Sales Representatives near United States

  1. Cleveland, OH
    $99,487 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Birmingham, AL
    $90,779 per year
    6 salaries reported
  3. St. Louis, MO
    $89,189 per year
    7 salaries reported
  1. Houston, TX
    $81,155 per year
    19 salaries reported
  2. Washington, DC
    $74,475 per year
    9 salaries reported
  3. Atlanta, GA
    $73,618 per year
    18 salaries reported
  1. Buffalo, NY
    $49,099 per year
    13 salaries reported
  2. Raleigh, NC
    $45,372 per year
    6 salaries reported
  3. Scranton, PA
    $45,046 per year
    6 salaries reported
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Where can a Pharmaceutical Sales Representative earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Pharmaceutical Sales Representatives

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Most common benefits for Pharmaceutical Sales Representatives

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Company car
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 89 ratings

70% of Pharmaceutical Sales Representatives in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Medical Representative

308,048 job openings

Average $74,972 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Pharmaceutical Sales Representative

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