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MedReps 2017 Medical Sales Salary Report

Posted on June 07, 2017 Share This Article:

MedReps recently released their seventh annual medical sales salary report and the information for prospective medical sales representatives continues to be invaluable.

According to the most recent research in 2017, the average medical sales rep total compensation is $147,424, with an average base of $95,791, and an average bonus of $53,405. Read on to find out about other factors that impact overall compensation across the various sectors such as med device, pharma and more. See how your salary compares with over 2,800 of your medical sales peers.

Med Rep 2017 Salary Report Compensation
Source: MedReps

The survey also revealed product is one of the the biggest factors in determining medical sales rep salary. Reps selling health IT/software are the top earners, making an average of $176,012 in total compensation.

Those who sell biotechnology and medical or surgical devices are a close second and third, earning an average of $162,544 and $159,130 respectively in total compensation. 

Here’s a breakdown of income by products sold:

Health IT/software

  • Total compensation – $176,012
  • Total bonus – $68,157
  • Total base salary – $108,750

Biotechnology

  • Total compensation – $162,544
  • Total bonus – $47,250
  • Total base salary – $115,545

Medical or surgical device

  • Total compensation – $159,130
  • Total bonus – $72,245
  • Total base salary – $90,719

Capital Equipment / Durable Medical Equipment

  • Total compensation – $151,882
  • Total bonus – $64,974
  • Total base salary – $89,220

Specialty Pharmaceutical

  • Total compensation – $147,318
  • Total bonus – $39,111
  • Total base salary – $108,548

Diagnostic imaging

  • Total compensation – $143,564
  • Total bonus – $55,892
  • Total base salary – $88,942

Medical Supplies / Disposables

  • Total compensation – $133,572
  • Total bonus – $49,822
  • Total base salary – $82,822

Pharmaceutical

  • Total compensation – $128,488
  • Total bonus – $31,965
  • Total base salary – $99,086


For the complete report from MedReps, visit the original article here: MedReps 2017 Medical Sales Salary Report

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