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Other Sales Representative Salary Information

The salary statistics of other sales representatives are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of other sales representatives within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The other sales representatives annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Other Sales Representative Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,000
25th Percentile Wage
$35,230
50th Percentile Wage
$52,490
75th Percentile Wage
$77,360
90th Percentile Wage
$113,950

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other sales representatives. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) other sales representatives is $113,950. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,490. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,000. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 355% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of other sales representatives from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201652,4901.51%3.12%
201551,7000.06%-
201451,6701.24%-
201351,0300.35%-
201250,850--

Table 2. Other Sales Representative Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of other sales representatives in 20 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for other sales representatives occupations is the mining sector with an annual salary $81,240. The lowest paying sector is the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector (annual salary $35,100).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Mining
$81,240
Utilities
$74,680
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$63,640
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$59,940
Construction
$59,480
Manufacturing
$57,940
Information
$57,480
Transportation and Warehousing
$57,280
Health Care and Social Assistance
$54,860
Finance and Insurance
$53,570
Wholesale Trade
$53,470
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$51,540
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$51,500
Federal, State, and Local Government
$50,240
Educational Services
$49,840
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$49,480
Accommodation and Food Services
$48,210
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$45,120
Retail Trade
$37,980
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$35,100

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Other Sales Representatives by States

From the above tables we note that not only other sales representatives salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of other sales representatives in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $25,400 to $66,170. The highest paying state for other sales representatives is Massachusetts with a median annual salary of $66,170. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $25,400. For more salary information of other sales representatives profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Massachusetts
$66,170
District of Columbia
$64,320
New Hampshire
$63,440
New Jersey
$63,120
New York
$63,050
Virginia
$62,760
Maryland
$60,000
Connecticut
$59,010
Colorado
$57,050
California
$56,930
Pennsylvania
$56,330
Minnesota
$55,530
Delaware
$55,380
Rhode Island
$53,890
Kansas
$53,880
Michigan
$53,420
Alaska
$52,920
Illinois
$52,630
Ohio
$51,550
Washington
$51,140
Iowa
$50,760
Vermont
$50,090
Texas
$49,700
North Dakota
$49,580
Wisconsin
$49,220
North Carolina
$49,050
Wyoming
$48,310
Georgia
$48,050
Nebraska
$47,920
Florida
$47,790
Indiana
$47,410
South Dakota
$47,370
Maine
$47,100
Kentucky
$46,910
Oregon
$46,020
Nevada
$45,960
Missouri
$45,160
Idaho
$44,590
Alabama
$43,810
Oklahoma
$43,750
Arizona
$43,460
Hawaii
$42,240
South Carolina
$41,950
Montana
$41,910
Tennessee
$41,680
Louisiana
$40,740
Utah
$40,200
Mississippi
$39,650
New Mexico
$39,310
West Virginia
$37,670
Arkansas
$35,580
Virgin Islands
$35,120
Guam
$29,960
Puerto Rico
$25,400


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