FEATURED ARTICLE: 2013 Medical Sales Salary Report

2013 Medical Representative Salaries

The 2013 Medical Sales Salary Report analyzes compensation data provided by 2,000 professionals currently employed in medical sales. The Report evaluates how income is affected by the type of product sold, company size, age, experience, and other influential factors.

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Medical Sales Jobs Report – April 2014

Medical sales job count

Medical sales jobs continue to increase; healthcare jobs bouncing back   With the overall medical sales job count hitting a recent high, medical sales job seekers should be feeling good about the opportunities available to them. The rest of the healthcare industry has reason to feel optimistic as well. After shedding jobs in December and January (for the first [ Read More...]

Positive Thoughts Can Amp Up Your Medical Sales Job Search

job search affirmations, positive job search

  You might be scoffing at the idea that you can improve your job search merely by thinking positive thoughts or writing down positive affirmations. After all, with unemployment high and the barriers to entry into the medical sales field tough to climb, what exactly is there to be positive about? “Thinking positive thoughts is [ Read More...]

Steps to a Successful Job Search

Medical Sales Job Search Success

In talking with recent job candidates looking for a career in medical device sales,  each candidate that was able to find a job had some similarities with their job experience.  Several factors play a role in the level of success that each of these candidates had, however, networking and industry knowledge seem to be the leading factors that proactive [ Read More...]

Success Story – How One Candidate Approached Her Job Search


Case Study: Laura C, Member of MedReps.com “My entire MedReps.com experience was serendipitous – I feel like Cinderella with her glass slipper.”   It’s About Educating Yourself Laura joined the site,  uploaded her resume and began looking through the job descriptions. Laura was definitely an active candidate who was very proactive in her job search.  Laura [ Read More...]

5 Reasons to Get a New Medical Sales Job in 2014

Medical sales job search

Did you resolve to get a new medical sales job this year? Now that we’re a month into 2014, how’s that resolution going? With a third of most resolutions cast aside by February 1st, we thought it might be a good time to review some of the reasons you set the resolution in the first place – [ Read More...]

Medical Sales Jobs Report – January 2014

Medical Sales Jobs

  Medical sales job postings increasing, but overall healthcare jobs down for the first time in a decade   After a decade of continued job growth in healthcare, this month’s BLS report that healthcare shed 6,000 jobs in December came as somewhat of a shock. Despite the relatively small loss in December, healthcare still added an average [ Read More...]

Best Places to Work in Medical Sales in 2014

Best Places to Work in Medical Sales

  Where is the best place to work in medical sales? Over 1,000 members of the MedReps community have voted and the winner is clear – Medtronic is once again the employer of choice! After taking the title from Johnson & Johnson last year, Medtronic held onto the top spot going into 2014. Also at the [ Read More...]

Top 10 questions to ask before you take a medical sales job

Medical Sales Job Interview

You’ve talked to the medical sales recruiter, made it past the phone screen, and maybe even successfully completed your first interview. You’ve researched the company’s web site, product lines, press releases, and news mentions. You’ve picked out your interview suit, organized your brag book, and rehearsed your answers to sample interview questions, but have you [ Read More...]

Are You Affected by the Gender Pay Gap? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Pay Gap in Medical Sales?

In our annual Medical Sales Salary Report we consistently see a gap between what men earn and what women earn, so we decided to do a little more digging on the subject. It turns out, many occupations are affected by the gender pay gap. Studies show that in the U.S. women earn 77 percent of what [ Read More...]

Top 10 Recruiters to Follow on Twitter

Medical Sales Recruiters on Twitter

Still not sure how to use Twitter in your job search? Start by creating an account (if you haven’t already) and following the medical sales recruiters and career experts listed here. Some are recruiters for medical companies, some are independent or agency recruiters specializing in medical sales. Follow their tweets, read the posts they link [ Read More...]

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