Field Sales Engineer Salary

Pay for Field Sales Engineers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $70K annually. In the world of Field Sales Engineers, total cash compensation ranges from $53K on the lower end to $124K on the higher end; this includes bonuses that reach $29K and profit sharing that approaches $8K in rare cases, with some high rollers snagging commissions as high as $40K. Nearly all get medical and dental insurance, and more than half get vision plans, too. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority (88 percent) of Field Sales Engineers who answered the questionnaire are male. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$45,250 - $112,794
(Median)
$45K
$70K
$110K
MEDIAN: $70,142
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Salary
$45,250 - $112,794  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $28,966  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $7,946  
Commission
$8.86 - $40,240  
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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$52,998 - $124,233  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 124
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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 $83K.

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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.


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $70K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $88K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Field Sales Engineers see a median salary of $80K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $86K.

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Experience Affects Field Sales Engineer Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$79,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 89%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 5%
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