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

98.3k salaries reported, updated at May 5, 2021
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The average salary for a sales representative is $65,337 per year in the United States, $25,000 cash bonus per year and $12,000 commission per year.

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Most common benefits

  • Work from home
  • Free health screenings
  • Flexible schedule
  • 401(k) matching
  • Cell phone reimbursement
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Most common benefits for Sales Representatives

  • Work from home
  • Free health screenings
  • Flexible schedule
  • 401(k) matching
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • 401(k)
  • Vision insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Life insurance
  • Employee discount
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47% of Sales representatives in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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