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Medical sales as commission only

Hi all, New to the medical sales industry and need some insight. It's a start up company that's not offering based salary, no benefits or expense...


Updated 12 months ago

Show me the money... - 84 Replies

Hello all, I am a recent college graduate with a degree in kinesiology. I am looking to get into medical device sales, specifically innovative...

jeremy188 in Mandeville, Louisiana

Updated 20 months ago

Medical Supplies Jobs - 3 Replies

Hi I am 25 and live in Arkansas. I am currently going to school for Medical Administration/ billing and coding but have given some thought into going...

jeremy188 in Mandeville, Louisiana

Updated 20 months ago

New Graduate with Cellular Sales Experience - 1 Reply

I am interested in the best ways to search for jobs in this industry. What are some valuable sources of information? My passion is the central neural...

jeremy188 in Mandeville, Louisiana

Updated 20 months ago

7 years of Animal Health sales experience - Will a RMSR certification help me get a job in Medical Device Sales? - 20 Replies

I have 7 years’ experience in Animal Health Pharmaceuticals. I have multiple President's Circle awards. So I have a good sales performance...

jeremy188 in Mandeville, Louisiana

Updated 20 months ago

Medical Sales Representative - 84 Replies

My boyfriend and I are recent college graduates from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He has a degree in Psychology and I have a degree in...

jeremy188 in Mandeville, Louisiana

Updated 20 months ago

Medical School grad trying to break into med devices sales - 2 Replies

I completed medical school a few years ago but have since decided to go in a different direction and would like to break into the medical or surgical...

jeremy188 in Mandeville, Louisiana

Updated 20 months ago

Breaking into medical devise sales - 36 Replies

What is the best way enter the medical devise sales market. Are there certain companies that will let you start at entry level

CHECHE in Jersey City, New Jersey


HI, I have a background in architecture and design and a BS FROM SU. I am looking for a career change into either device or pharma sales. I would...

CHECHE in Jersey City, New Jersey

Updated 61 months ago

transition to new indusry - 3 Replies

How difficult is it for someone who has a solid sales career in one industry to transition to sales in Healthcare / Medical Device Sales?

CHECHE in Jersey City, New Jersey

Updated 61 months ago

The premier device companies? - 1 Reply

I'm a transitioning Navy Pilot who wants to get into device sales and am seeking what are the premier companies I should be looking at? No sales...

DME Rep, Michigan in Muskegon, Michigan

Updated 69 months ago

Medtronic Sofamor Danek sales system? - 1 Reply

Hello, I was referred a few months ago to a potential position as an associate sales rep for Medtronic in the spinal division. I had a phone...

eyearena in Tucson, Arizona

asking for advise on how to enter the industry with no sales experience

I graduated with a BS in Biochemistry and worked in labs during college. Since I've graduated I've discovered I don't want to work in a lab for the...

JuneK in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Discount Prescription Program Sales Reps CPhT

Anyone have any experience with being a Discount Rx Program Sales Rep? LinkedIn has a posting for this type of position in the Certified Pharmacy...

sm in Seattle, Washington

Updated 80 months ago

Total number of medical device sales reps in U.S.? - 5 Replies

Hi, I need this number to put into a report I'm working on. Does anyone have an idea of how many sales reps there are in the U.S. for medical...

Nathan in Prairieville, Louisiana

Medical Sales in Louisiana

I am working on breaking into the medical sales field currently and I was wondering if there is anyone, (i.e. Baton Rouge), here in LA that is in the...

McKBritton in Mulberry, Kansas

College Student

Hi, I am going in to my 3rd year of school and am hoping to graduate Spring 2013 with a Bachelor of Marketing. I am having trouble with getting the...

Specialized Orthopedic Solutions in Los Angeles, California

Updated 91 months ago

Med sales rep looking to sell in Los Angeles! - 1 Reply

I just moved to Los Angeles feom Dertroit and looking to sell for a company. I have eights years experience selling medical equipment/device/repairs...

Amanda in Scottsville, Virginia

Info on becoming a med representative

I have been looking around trying to decide what to go to college, and i am interested in becomeing a med representative. I was looking for answers...

PharmaSeattle in Seattle, Washington

How do you transition from Animal Health Pharmaceutical Sales into Medical Device Sales?

I have 7 years’ experience in Animal Health Pharmaceutical Sales. I was a top performer and sold 20 different drugs directly to Veterinarians. I...

Dana in Hackettstown, New Jersey

Updated 93 months ago

Any advice how to break in with big coroporations. - 2 Replies

It seems like every time I apply to a position online I get a generated response. Any advice other than knowing someone internally as to how I can...

Danie in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Updated 96 months ago

New med sales rep looking for advice - 2 Replies

I have kind of backed into a medical sales job and I'm a bit lost on how to approach the job. I'm looking for advice on sales techniques, etc. One...

Bob Marley in San Diego, California

How to find a distributor to work for free in Souther Cal?

I know I will do good and have done about as much research and shadowed partially medical device reps. Even was allowed to attend a surgery as a...

cjb in Saint Paul, Minnesota

How do I begin changing from Consumer Products Sales to Medical Equipment Sales/Technician

I am looking to change careers. I have been in Consumer Products Sales for many years but am looking at trying something new. What I would like to...

Joe in Miami, Florida

Updated 99 months ago

Tips on Breaking into Medical Devise Sales - 3 Replies

Hi and thank you ahead of time for the input. I'm a Doctor/ resident who's looking to improve his quality of life. I'm not happy with the future out...

RP in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Getting in the door

As a surgical device sales rep, does anyone have any suggestions as to best approach to get in front of a medical oncologist? Very hard to get in!!!...

Ryan in Kansas City, Missouri

Getting into the business

I'm a nurse wanting to get into medical sales. I have no formal background in sales other than I was the owner/opp of a small lawn/landscaping...

Transplant in Richmond, Virginia

Car & Expenses

Are you given a company car and an expense account? I'm deciding if I jump ship for a higher paying commission opportunity that does not include...

lanelisa in Clarksburg, New Jersey

Updated 108 months ago

I am a registered nurse really wanting to break into this world of sales - 1 Reply

Why is this so difficult? I am a registered nurse for 6 years, and I have attained my BS to try to get into this field, but am having no luck!! I...

Clinical Strategist in Raleigh, North Carolina

Updated 109 months ago


Have 5 years sales experience. I also was a top producer for a fortune 500 company. Was told(by a 10 yr med rep)3 months ago, that even though I...

Fran in Columbia, South Carolina

Back into Medical Device

Have been in Pharmaceutical arena for several years in Primary Care and Oncology Divisions. Did Medical Devices several years ago. How can I get...

med sales in Draper, Utah

Updated 113 months ago

Buliding a sales plan - 1 Reply

Hi All, I'm new to sales and am trying to figure out how to plan for the sale of a $100K to $200K device to private practices. I'm wondering a few...

mjs34@*****.*** in Tomball, Texas

Medical device sales rep jobs

I'm looking to break into the feild after carefully studying the trend in the medical feild. I have over 10 years of B2B experience with a Master...

Tachelle Lynn in Orlando, Florida

Found this cool article with tips on job hunting:

I found this article while searching around for information about jobs in the med technology field. It offers tips on how to get the attention of...

phill in Union City, New Jersey


I have been work for goya food for the pass few years and i haven't see no oportuniti at goya, so i would like to try something else, and another...

David in Poughkeepsie, New York

New Yorker with proven track record of success in need of a change

If you were to ask me what the best lead was at my company I would tell you….anyone with a telephone number. That mindset made me good money early...

Paul12 in Charlotte, North Carolina

Looking to break into Medical Sales in Charlotte, NC

I am currently looking to switch gears a bit and try and break into the medical sales field. I know the talent pool of outstanding canidates out...

Chris in Mountain View, California

Updated 125 months ago

Starting out... - 2 Replies

How did you get your start doing medical device sales representative work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do...


Boom or bust?

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most medical device...


The best part is...

What do you enjoy most about medical device sales representative work? What do you dislike the most? Is it challenging? Are there many...


To be the best...

What are the top 3 traits or skills every medical device sales representative must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop...


Interview Preparation

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming medical device sales representative interview? Are there common interview questions that come...


Getting ahead...

What is the best training for becoming a hirable medical device sales representative? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary...

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