Pharmaceutical Sales Representative salary in United States

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

Average base salary


Most common benefits

$20,000per year
Stock Options
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The average salary for a pharmaceutical sales representative is $65,601 per year in the United States and $20,000 commission per year.1.1k salaries reported, updated at January 24, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Highest paying cities for Pharmaceutical Sales Representatives in United States

  1. Boston, MA
    $83,418 per year
    234 salaries reported
  2. Los Angeles, CA
    $79,170 per year
    15 salaries reported
  3. Jacksonville, FL
    $75,564 per year
    9 salaries reported
  1. Cincinnati, OH
    $74,134 per year
    12 salaries reported
  2. Atlanta, GA
    $70,929 per year
    15 salaries reported
  3. Birmingham, AL
    $63,037 per year
    6 salaries reported
  1. St. Louis, MO
    $63,009 per year
    8 salaries reported
  2. Dallas, TX
    $59,250 per year
    22 salaries reported
  3. Somerset, NJ
    $56,820 per year
    7 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

  • Stock options
  • Pet insurance
  • Adoption assistance
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Relocation assistance
  • Health insurance
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

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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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