Inside Sales Representative Statistics in the US

The average employee age for inside sales representatives is 46 years. The inside sales representative workforce reached a whopping 1,199,451 in 2020!

Among inside sales representatives, we discovered that 44.2% of them are women, while 52.0% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among inside sales representatives is White, which makes up 76.2% of all inside sales representatives. Comparatively, there are 13.5% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 4.6% of the Asian ethnicity. Inside sales representatives are also more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies. Taking it a step further, inside sales representatives are more likely to find a job in the technology industry.

From where do we know all information about inside sales representative demographics? We analyzed 42,493 inside sales representatives resumes to find out what the average demographics are for the job position. Just to be clear, by demographics we mean the study of population-based factors like age, race, and sex. On top of scouring through resumes, we also took note of job proposals from employers and Census Bureau data. And guess what? We found some pretty interesting information.

Inside Sales Representative Diversity

From race to gender and even age, we found the average demographic information on those who work as inside sales representatives. Keep reading to find out what the results for inside sales representatives were.

Inside Sales Representative Gender Ratio

Among inside sales representatives, 44.2% of them are women compared to 52.0% which are men.

Job Title
  • Male, 52.0%
  • Female, 44.2%
  • Unknown, 3.8%

Inside Sales Representative Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among inside sales representatives is White, which makes up 76.2% of all inside sales representatives. Comparatively, there are 13.5% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 4.6% of the Asian ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 76.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 13.6%
  • Asian, 4.6%
  • Black or African American, 3.8%
  • Unknown, 1.5%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.3%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Inside Sales Representatives

The chart below shows that 62.7% of inside sales representatives speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 9.2% and Portuguese is the third-most popular at 4.0%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 62.7%
  • French, 9.2%
  • Portuguese, 4.0%
  • German, 3.8%
  • Japanese, 2.6%
  • Other, 17.7%

Inside Sales Representative Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among inside sales representatives.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Inside Sales Representative Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the inside sales representative position over time.

Male
Female
77%
75%
72%
70%
67%
65%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Inside Sales Representative Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of inside sales representatives changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

We determined the average age of inside sales representatives based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Number Of Years On The Job For Inside Sales Representative

By looking over 42,493 inside sales representatives resumes, we figured out that the average inside sales representative enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 38%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Inside Sales Representative Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of inside sales representative employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of inside sales representatives is 40+ years old, which represents 68% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Inside Sales Representatives with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, outside parts sales and factory representative have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Avon Sales Representative9%87%
Avon Representative9%87%
Inside Sales Assistant22%74%
Inside Sales Representative52%44%
Commercial Equipment And Supplies Sales Representative85%10%
Factory Representative86%10%
Outside Parts Sales88%9%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Outside Parts Sales
Factory Representative
Commercial Equipment And Supplies Sales Representative
Inside Sales Representative
Inside Sales Assistant
Avon Representative
Avon Sales Representative
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Inside Sales Representatives with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to inside sales representatives.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Front End Clerk7.47%
Inside Sales Representative10.18%
Personal Shopper11.11%
Sales Support Supervisor11.59%
Retail Merchandiser11.77%
Bookstore Manager15.91%
Advertising Executive16.88%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Inside Sales Representative?

male-income
Male Income
$39,009
female-income
Female Income
$37,159

Inside Sales Representative Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that White men and White women make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
$44,512
$42,999
$41,485
$39,972
$38,458
$36,945
$35,431
$33,917
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Inside Sales Representative Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

All Race and Ethnicity
Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
High School Diploma or Less$39,007
Some College/ Associate Degree$41,485
Bachelor's Degree$51,072
Master's Degree$57,665

Inside Sales Representative Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

  • Asian
  • Black or African American
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White
$63,338
$57,665
$51,992
$46,319
$40,646
$34,973
$29,300
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

Inside Sales Representative Heatmaps

The amount you can make as an inside sales representative can depend on where you live. For example, the highest salary of inside sales representatives is $93,852. Use our chart to find out where that salary is located.

Where Do Inside Sales Representatives Earn The Most?

The map here shows where inside sales representatives earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Where Are Inside Sales Representatives Located?

By looking through more than 42,493 resumes, we found that the most popular places for inside sales representatives are TX, Houston and NC, Charlotte.

Number of Inside Sales Representatives

Where Are Inside Sales Representatives In High Demand?

We looked over job openings to determine where in the country inside sales representatives are in the most demand.

Jobs Openings

Inside Sales Representative Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ inside sales representatives. We found that the most common company type is private. In addition, the industry that employs the most inside sales representatives is the technology industry.

What Percentage Of Inside Sales Representative Jobs Are Remote?

2.6% Remote

Freelance, outsourced or remote workers who spend much of their time working from home.

97.4% On-Site

Some of the vacancies require to stay on-site without possibility of working remotely.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire inside sales representatives.

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies Inside Sales Representative Work In

Employees with the inside sales representative job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most inside sales representatives prefer to work at private companies over public companies.

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Private

Public

Industry Concentration

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ inside sales representatives. Those industries include technology, manufacturing and retail.

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Fortune 500

Technology

Manufacturing

Retail

Construction

Inside Sales Representative Jobs