Insights & Trends

The medical equipment sales industry has rewarding possibilities for employees with various experiences. Opportunities for growth and success in this field remain impressive. In fact, since the start of our Medical Equipment Salary Report in 2011, medical equipment sales has topped the charts every single year with one of the highest average compensations in the […]

The Amazon – Berkshire – J.P. Morgan healthcare platform that launched last year finally has a name: Haven. Along with the announcement of the name, CEO Atul Gawande detailed the company’s vision and mission statements. With a name like “Haven,” you probably think it’s safe to assume the company is wholly consumer-focused — and you’re […]

Breaking into pharmaceutical sales is no easy task. Linda shares how you can improve your odds by paying careful attention to these factors:

Job Search

Whether by omission, exaggeration or inadvertent, nervous fabrication, the majority of people have lied during an interview. In fact, according to award-winning social psychologist Ron Friedman, at least 81 percent of people lie during their job interviews. Friedman states there’s a logical reason for this insincerity. He suggests that interviews create a unique situation in […]

LinkedIn rolls out new features at an incredibly fast pace — it’s quite honestly hard to keep up! I’ve included four that rolled out over the past year that stand out and shared my take on how they can help medical sales job seekers. 1. Voice messaging If you’ve ever taken the time to type […]

Recruiting

Monday morning may not be the most stressful part of the week for your medical sales reps. Believe it or not, Sunday evening is when the majority of workplace professionals (80 percent) experience a build-up of stress and anxiety, according to a new study by LinkedIn.  This stress could be even higher in medical sales. […]

“The perfect candidate is just around the corner.”  “They were alright, but I feel we can find better.”  “Their personality was perfect, but their experience just isn’t quite there.”  Most medical sales hiring pros have thought at least one of these before — if not all three. That absolutely perfect medical sales candidate match is […]

On The Job

MedReps Women in Medical Sales

Women are outnumbered in medical sales. In fact, in the 2019 Medical Sales Salary Report, 67 percent of the respondents were men. In addition, the report found that women earn just 83 percent of what men do and make up only 33 percent of the respondents. 0

Work-life balance is having a moment. Over the last few years, it’s topped the list as one of the most important career aspects for employers and employees alike. In fact, 61 percent of medical sales reps said that work-life balance is more important than high salaries in our 2019 salary report. 0

Salary

The MedReps 2019 Medical Device Sales Salary report shows a remarkable increase in average total income for reps in this field. 0

The MedReps 2019 Surgical Sales Salary report shows a remarkable increase in average total income for reps in this field. 0