Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representative Salary Information in Tennessee

The average annual and hourly salaries for wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products sales representatives in the state of Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products sales representatives amongst Tennessee metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives in Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,320
25th Percentile Wage
$47,160
50th Percentile Wage
$66,410
75th Percentile Wage
$98,320
90th Percentile Wage
$137,310

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products sales representatives in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $137,310. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $66,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,320.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.46
25th Percentile Wage
$22.67
50th Percentile Wage
$31.93
75th Percentile Wage
$47.27
90th Percentile Wage
$66.01

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products sales representatives in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $66.01. The median hourly salary is $31.93. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.46.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products sales representatives from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201666,410-2.33%-2.65%
201567,960-8.12%-
201473,4806.82%-
201368,4700.44%-
201268,170--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives in Tennessee Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products sales representatives in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products sales representatives in state of Tennessee ranges from $46,790 to $91,820. The highest paying area for wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products sales representatives in Tennessee is Morristown with a median annual salary of $91,820. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Clarksville (mean annual salary $90,140). The lowest paying area is Jackson with a median annual salary of $46,790.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Morristown
$91,820
Clarksville
$90,140
Johnson City
$90,020
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$88,090
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$76,050
Cleveland
$76,030
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$71,130
Memphis
$69,500
Knoxville
$68,910
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$65,140
Chattanooga
$58,610
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$56,270
Jackson
$46,790


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