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Pharmaceutical Sales Representative Salary

How much does a Pharmaceutical Sales Representative make in South Africa?
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Salary Data for Pharmaceutical Sales Representative

R388,916 (ZAR)/yr

R187 (ZAR)/hr

R97,268 (ZAR)/yr

R381,383 (ZAR)/yr

R183 (ZAR)/hr

R97,268 (ZAR)/yr

Job Description
Sells and encourages use of legal drugs and other pharmaceutical products to physicians, dentists, hospitals, and retail and wholesale drug establishments, utilizing knowledge of medical practices, drugs, and medicines. Calls on customers, informs customer of new drugs, and explains characteristics and clinical studies conducted with drug.
The average pharmaceutical sales representative salary in South Africa is R388,916 or an equivalent hourly rate of R187. In addition, they earn an average bonus of R97,268. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in South Africa.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

R218,683 (ZAR)

R500,019 (ZAR)


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Salary Potential

R540,396 (ZAR)

39 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Pharmaceutical Sales Representative will increase 39 % over 5 years.

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