Sales Professional Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$64,000
$39,000
$64,000
$102,000
Did you know that the average Sales Professional makes $64,080 per year? That's valued at $30.81 per hour! The range surrounding that average can vary between $39,000 and $102,000, meaning Sales Professionals have the opportunity to earn more once they move past entry-level roles. Most Sales Professionals find a job with Insurance and Retail companies, while others work for Pharmaceutical, Automotive, and Health Care companies to make more money. Those aren't the only places you can earn a higher paycheck. Wyoming, West Virginia and New Jersey are the top states in the U.S. to pay Sales Professionals the highest salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Austin, MN
$66,724
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Map of Sales Professional Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Sales Professionals earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Sales Professional Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a Sales Professional is roughly $64,080 per year, which boils down to $30.81 per hour. Interestingly enough, Sales Professionals have the highest salaries in Austin, MN at about $66,724 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Austin, MN is $30,000. Additionally, Sales Professionals make more than the average salary in Bridgewater, NJ, Portland, ME, Seattle, WA, Denver, CO, and Boston, MA. On a more broad level, Sales Professional salaries are highest in Wyoming, West Virginia, New Jersey, Washington, Colorado, Maine, and Minnesota. On the contrary, Idaho, Mississippi, and North Dakota offer the lowest Sales Professional salaries.

Average Sales Professional Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a Sales Professional, working for Microsoft or Morgan Stanley might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like IBM and Crye-Leike, Realtors report highly competitive salaries for Sales Professionals.

The largest raises come from changing jobs.

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Average Sales Professional Pay By Industry

The salary for a Sales Professional can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for Sales Professionals tend to be found in Pharmaceutical, Automotive, and Health Care companies. In fact, Sales Professionals can make a yearly salary of $80,434 while working for Pharmaceutical companies.
Industry
Average Salary
Pharmaceutical
Pharmaceutical
$80,434
$80k
Automotive
Automotive
$72,319
$72k
Health Care
Health Care
$70,965
$71k
Telecommunication
Telecommunication
$58,570
$59k
Retail
Retail
$57,913
$58k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$55,855
$56k

Sales Professional Salary History

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Sales Professional Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Sales Professional can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Sales Professional Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Real Estate Outside Sales Professional
Real Estate Outside Sales Professional
06/30/2020
06/30/2020
$100,000
$100,000
06/30/2020
Real Estate Outside Sales Professional
Real Estate Outside Sales Professional
06/30/2020
06/30/2020
$100,000
$100,000
06/30/2020
Intero Real Estate Services
Intero Real Estate Services
Real Estate Outside Sales Professional
Real Estate Outside Sales Professional
Real Estate Outside Sales Professional
06/30/2020
06/30/2020
$100,000
$100,000
06/30/2020
Chinatti Realty Group
Chinatti Realty Group
Real Estate Outside Sales Professional
Real Estate Outside Sales Professional
Real Estate Outside Sales Professional
06/30/2020
06/30/2020
$100,000
$100,000
06/30/2020
Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices Fox & Roach, Realtors
Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices Fox & Roach, Realtors
Real Estate Outside Sales Professional
Real Estate Outside Sales Professional
Real Estate Outside Sales Professional
06/30/2020
06/30/2020
$100,000
$100,000
06/30/2020
Real Estate Outside Sales Professional
Real Estate Outside Sales Professional
06/30/2020
06/30/2020
$100,000
$100,000
06/30/2020
Cooper Pest Solutions
Cooper Pest Solutions
Commercial Sales Professional
Commercial Sales Professional
Commercial Sales Professional
06/30/2020
06/30/2020
$40,000
$40,000
06/30/2020
Sales Professional & Customer Advisor
Sales Professional & Customer Advisor
06/29/2020
06/29/2020
$100,000
$100,000
06/29/2020
Real Estate Outside Sales Professional
Real Estate Outside Sales Professional
06/29/2020
06/29/2020
$100,000
$100,000
06/29/2020
Real Estate Outside Sales Professional
Real Estate Outside Sales Professional
06/29/2020
06/29/2020
$100,000
$100,000
06/29/2020