Field Sales Engineer Salary

Average Field Sales Engineers in the United States make around $72K annually. There are far more male Field Sales Engineers survey respondents than women, making up 89 percent. Work is enjoyable for Field Sales Engineers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all claim medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision coverage. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$50,106 - $116,051
(Median)
$50K
$72K
$120K
MEDIAN: $71,672
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,106 - $116,051  
   
Bonus
$487.22 - $30,767  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
Commission
$8.93 - $39,474  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$56,737 - $134,527  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 119
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Job Description for Field Sales Engineer

  • Plan and modify product configurations to meet customer needs.
  • Develop, present, or respond to proposals for specific customer requirements, including request for proposal responses and industry-specific solutions.
  • Create sales or service contracts for products or services by cold calling or through sales leads.
  • Responsible for demonstrations or trial installations of equipment.
  • Collaborate with sales teams to understand customer requirements, to promote the sale of company products, and to provide sales support.

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Field Sales Engineers' salary tends to stay somewhat level for those who assume higher-end positions like Regional Sales Manager. Median pay for Regional Sales Managers is $84K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Field Sales Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $79K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $91K. Field Sales Engineers see a median salary of $87K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Professionals who achieve more than 20 years of experience generally enjoy cushy salaries; their median compensation sits in the ballpark of $103K, a plump six-figure sum.

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Experience Affects Field Sales Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$84,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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