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|Sales Representative salaries - 25 salaries reported||£22,927/yr|
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The average salary for a Sales Representative is £43,569 per year in United Kingdom. Salaries estimates are based on 5645 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Sales Representative employees in United Kingdom.
The highest salary for a Sales Representative in United Kingdom is £73,047 per year.
The lowest salary for a Sales Representative in United Kingdom is £27,998 per year.
As revenue-generating employees, sales representatives usually receive cash compensation on top of their salary (which is also slightly above the average). Their compensation (or commission) is based on the quantity and price of the products that they sell. Sales representatives selling products in the financial and scientific sectors are often paid higher than those selling consumer retail goods. Increased experience and skills can help candidates receive higher pay, particularly if they develop a strong reputation for closing deals with clients or customers.
Practice definitely makes perfect in a career as a sales representative. Training is often on-the-job to enable you to pick up the inside tips of the trade and know how to apply them. It is a good idea to focus on an industry to specialise in, such as consumer packaged goods, digital media, or insurance, and gain specialised skills and experience in that niche. Generally, the more specified experience you have, the more valuable you are to employers. Research which industries in your area are the most attractive to you as you could significantly increase your earning potential by selecting a more profitable area with good sales. Your salary as a sales representative will generally be higher selling digital media products to businesses than selling pre-existing software upgrades to individuals, for instance. If your industry offers additional courses or training, take as many as you can, and consider professional certification.
While the negotiating table can seem rather daunting, you have great potential to bargain for a higher salary in your sales representative job. Your value can easily be proven through sales data and client reports, so come armed with concrete proof of your results. If you've driven over 20 leads to the business over the last few months, for instance, bring proof of your contacts with these leads and the sales that resulted from your work. This is easier to do if you're bargaining from an established position, so if you're negotiating after an initial job offer, come equipped with strong references and solid proof from past positions you've worked in, or highlight your strengths and explain why you would be an asset to the company.
About 62.31% of Sales Representative professionals feel satisfied with their salary, according to anonymous Glassdoor ratings. An additional £11,072 in potential pay per year, among other factors, can qualify the annual pay of a Sales Representative in United Kingdom as a good salary.
Sales Representative professionals in United Kingdom have a wide total pay range, between £19,674 and £125,804 depending on experience, with an estimated total pay of £43,569 following the average career path of a Sales Representative.