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What do they do for a living exactly?

What is pharmaceutical sales and how much do they make?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 7:42 PM on Nov. 29, 2010 in Health

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  • They make a tidy sum and what they do is sell pharmaceuticals to doctors to push on their patients.
    older

    Answer by older at 7:44 PM on Nov. 29, 2010

  • Exactly. They push medicine (very unnecessarily) onto doctors, schmoozing them with lunches and dinners and swag, so the doctors will give their patients more medications they likely don't need. Anyone with a bachelor's degree can do it, and they can make six figures. My step mom has been doing it for about 10 years. There's a lot of travel within your region, but they usually give you a company car.
    musicpisces

    Answer by musicpisces at 7:54 PM on Nov. 29, 2010

  • Older & Musicpisces are correct in regards to what they do.

    All the pharma/med/med equipment reps I know, make 6 figures a year.
    pixie_trix

    Answer by pixie_trix at 7:58 PM on Nov. 29, 2010

  • They do make good money, and they sell drugs!!
    ethans_momma06

    Answer by ethans_momma06 at 8:15 PM on Nov. 29, 2010

  • Not sure, but they sell drugs to docs.
    PhilsBabyMama

    Answer by PhilsBabyMama at 9:15 PM on Nov. 29, 2010

  • www.salary.com
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 6:10 AM on Nov. 30, 2010

  • They are "legal" drug pushers.
    motherofhope98

    Answer by motherofhope98 at 6:54 AM on Nov. 30, 2010

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