Does This Sales Salary/Commission Rate Seem Fair?

I am having a bit of a hard time wrapping my head around part of it.

Does this pay rate for a starting sales rep seem fair? Both for the sales rep and the company?

A base salary of $2500 + $500 in expenses +5% of the gross (assuming a 33% profit margin)?

Based on my rough math, the sales rep would need to make a minimum of $20k of sales per month for the company to break even on him. And that is before calculating overhead costs, works comp, employment taxes, etc...

From all that I read on the forum, this seems to be pretty much the standard. But I don't see how there is really profit in it for the company.

Thank you

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