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

98.3k salaries reported, updated at May 5, 2021
$65,337
per year

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.

Cash bonus
$25,000
per year
Commission
$12,000
per year

Most common benefits

  • Work from home
  • Free health screenings
  • Flexible schedule
  • 401(k) matching
  • Cell phone reimbursement
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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Information tooltip for top skills.Top skillsEnterprise Sales+33.94%salary
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Enterprise Sales
+33.94%
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Direct Sales
+22.70%
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Sales Pipeline
+29.87%
99Company icon
Customer Acquisition
+57.12%
16Company icon
Door-to-Door Experience
+20.11%
223Company icon
Information tooltip for top certifications.Top certificationsCFP+55.91%salary
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CFP
+55.91%
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Information tooltip for top specialties.Top specialtiesHospice & Palliative Medicine+51.95%salary
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Hospice & Palliative Medicine
+51.95%
62 jobs
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Pain Medicine
+66.04%
74 jobs
377Company icon
Dermatology
+49.06%
47 jobs
168Company icon
Podiatry
+57.97%
8 jobs
18Company icon
Genetics & Genomics
+30.67%
36 jobs
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Information tooltip for top fields of study.Top fields of studyChemistry Degree+34.28%salary
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Chemistry Degree
+34.28%
34 jobs
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Pharmacy Degree
+68.67%
64 jobs
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Agriculture Degree
+23.48%
93 jobs
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Medical Degree
+23.55%
99 jobs
170Company icon
Information tooltip for top licenses.Top licensesLife Insurance License+30.11%salary
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Life Insurance License
+30.11%
48 jobs
100Company icon
FINRA License
+43.58%
59 jobs
173Company icon
Real Estate License
+14.40%
158 jobs
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Driver's License
+3.03%
4,902 jobs
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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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Salary satisfaction

Based on 10,184 ratings

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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