In this career, your responsibilities may include:
- Providing physicians, dentists, or hospitals with information and customer service to purchase new medical or dental devices, products, and supplies.
- Making presentations.
- Managing a region or caseload of clients.
You can find more information about this career at this webpage.
Typically requires a bachelor’s degree, as well as experience or expertise in a specific subject. Obtaining a master’s degree can make you eligible for careers with greater responsibility and higher salaries in this pathway, if you do not already have the U.S. equivalent of a master’s degree.
Certification is not required, but could make employers more likely to hire you or offer you a higher salary.
You may be eligible for a Certified National Pharmaceutical Sales Representative (CNPR) credential from the National Association of Pharmaceutical Sales Representatives.
Licensure is not required to work as a Medical, Pharmaceutical, or Dental Sales Representative.