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Best states for a Sales Representative

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We decided to bring you a list of the best states for jobs for Sales Representatives, considering how big the profession is in the United States.

Sales Representative positions are available in every area, but not all places are the same -- they do not offer the same wages, benefits, time off, etc.

As Sales Representatives are popular in the U.S., we wanted to bring you a list of the best states for Sales Representatives. In case you are trying to decide where to start your career as a Sales Representative, or if you are considering moving to a different city or state, we got you covered.

To that end, we dove into our dataset of job and salary numbers to figure out which states have the best opportunities for Sales Representatives. South Dakota is the best state for Sales Representatives -- the median salary for Sales Representatives in South Dakota is $74,999.

The highest position that you can reach as a Sales Representative is Senior Sales Executive.

The median salary of a Senior Sales Executive is $109,563.

The 10 Best States in America For Sales Representatives in 2019

  1. South Dakota
  2. Nebraska
  3. Arkansas
  4. Rhode Island
  5. North Dakota
  6. Wyoming
  7. Idaho
  8. Colorado
  9. Wisconsin
  10. Iowa
  • (305 jobs)
  • (657 jobs)
  • (846 jobs)
  • (391 jobs)
  • (360 jobs)
  • (195 jobs)
  • (583 jobs)
  • (2,477 jobs)
  • (1,826 jobs)
  • (1,217 jobs)

After looking at the our most recent data, we found that South Dakota is the best state for Sales Representatives.

Ready to check out the list? See below.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Sales Representatives in 2019

1. South Dakota

Total Sales Representative Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
305 $75,000 $66,000 $85,000 1.49
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Sales Representative Jobs in South Dakota

2. Nebraska

Total Sales Representative Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
657 $75,000 $63,000 $89,000 1.4
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Sales Representative Jobs in Nebraska

3. Arkansas

Total Sales Representative Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
846 $75,000 $70,000 $79,000 1.43
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Sales Representative Jobs in Arkansas

4. Rhode Island

Total Sales Representative Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
391 $75,758 $55,000 $102,000 1.29
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Sales Representative Jobs in Rhode Island

5. North Dakota

Total Sales Representative Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
360 $75,000 $74,000 $75,000 1.45
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Sales Representative Jobs in North Dakota

6. Wyoming

Total Sales Representative Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
195 $75,000 $71,000 $79,000 1.32
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Sales Representative Jobs in Wyoming

7. Idaho

Total Sales Representative Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
583 $75,000 $74,000 $75,000 1.75
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Sales Representative Jobs in Idaho

8. Colorado

Total Sales Representative Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
2,477 $75,000 $57,000 $97,000 1.24
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Sales Representative Jobs in Colorado

9. Wisconsin

Total Sales Representative Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,826 $75,000 $65,000 $85,000 1.12
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Sales Representative Jobs in Wisconsin

10. Iowa

Total Sales Representative Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,217 $75,000 $73,000 $76,000 1.12
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Sales Representative Jobs in Iowa

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Sales Representative

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

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