How Much Do Technical Product Sales Reps Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Technical Products Sales Reps

Technical Products Sales Reps sell goods for wholesalers or manufacturers where technical or scientific knowledge is required in such areas as biology, engineering, chemistry, and electronics, normally obtained from at least 2 years of postsecondary education.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$99680 per year
Hourly wage
$48 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$42,820 to $59,590 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$21 to $29 per hour

Entry-level Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $42,820 to $59,590 per year or $21 to $29 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

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Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $83 $171,700
Senior (Top 25%) $61 $127,800
Middle (Mid 50%) $42 $86,650
Junior (Bottom 25%) $29 $59,590
No experience (Bottom 10%) $21 $42,820

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
WY $62 $129,290
CA $56 $115,870
NY $54 $112,430
MD $54 $111,590
NC $53 $110,490
CO $53 $110,390
WA $53 $109,960
MI $52 $108,850
MA $52 $107,710
DE $52 $107,410

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representative is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like WY doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at WY might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Technical Product Sales Reps are in the states of WY, CA, NY, MD and NC.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing $135580 $65.18
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training $133540 $64.20
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities $126340 $60.74
Scientific Research and Development Services $119500 $57.45
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media $118880 $57.16
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services $114290 $54.95
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing $112340 $54.01
Communications Equipment Manufacturing $112050 $53.87
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing $111800 $53.75
Support Activities for Mining $109810 $52.79
Computer Systems Design and Related Services $108480 $52.15
Other Information Services $106640 $51.27
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing $105780 $50.86
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing $105530 $50.74
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods $105170 $50.56
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services $104590 $50.28
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing $103970 $49.98
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers $103940 $49.97
Software Publishers $103650 $49.83
Management of Companies and Enterprises $103160 $49.60
Chemical Manufacturing $101170 $48.64
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing $100510 $48.32
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services $100500 $48.32
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $99830 $47.99
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing $99750 $47.96
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing $99470 $47.82
Residential Building Construction $98370 $47.29
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution $98340 $47.28
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing $98030 $47.13
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing $97960 $47.10

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