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Survey Reveals Best Companies to Work for in Medical Sales


10th Annual Best Places to Work in Medical Sales survey polled over 2,000 professionals.

A new survey by MedReps, a career site for medical sales representatives, has revealed that Syneos Health, Teleflex, and Acella & Avion Pharmaceuticals as the overall best medical sales companies to work for in 2021.

The 10th Annual Best Places to Work in Medical Sales survey polled over 2,000 professionals from the MedReps community to identify which medical sales companies are currently the most sought-after in the industry.

The survey results also identified the qualities and values most important to medical sales reps today, which led to them voting for their favorite company. For 2021, medical sales reps reported that they value work-life balance (80%), a focus on team building and collaboration (56%), and a commitment to diversity and inclusion (26%).

Syneos Health, on the list for the 2nd year in a row, recognizes motivated and engaged employees are the single biggest driver of their success. At the core of everything they do, the executive leadership fosters a culture focused on open communication, transparency, and active engagement of employees at all levels of the organization.

“In a year full of uncertainties, companies really stepped up to make their employees happy,” commented Karyn Mullins, president at MedReps. “A record 95% of medical sales respondents say they’re satisfied with their jobs. It seems for many, the difficulties presented by the pandemic made them even more appreciative of the stability and support offered by their employers.”

Findings from the survey include:

  • 32% of respondents said the best part about their job is the ability to make a difference/impact.
  • More than half of respondents' top characteristic for leadership is honesty and trustworthiness.
  • Only 15% of respondents said they are likely to leave their job in the next year.
  • When asked, “What is the best part of your job?” 21% of respondents said “opportunity for growth.”

For more information about the study, click here.

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