Field Sales Engineer Salary

Men make up the majority of Field Sales Engineers in the United States, bringing in about $78K per year. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Field Sales Engineers. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$54,779 - $97,890
$55K
$79K
$98K
MEDIAN: $79,346
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$0$130K
Salary $54,779 - $97,890
Bonus $970 - $30,913
Profit Sharing $1,000
Commission $5,500 - $50,980
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$66,108 - $130,778
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 36

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Job Description for Field Sales Engineer

  • Collaborate with sales teams to understand customer requirements, to promote the sale of company products, and to provide sales support.
  • Able to interact effectively with engineering/technical teams to provide solutions to complex technical issues.
  • Use extensive technical knowledge in engineering/science principals to sell goods and services, as well as provide support for installation and use.
  • Responsible for demonstrations or trial installations of equipment.
  • Plan and modify product configurations to meet customer needs.

Common Career Paths for Field Sales Engineer


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Field Sales Engineers who transition into an upper level Regional Sales Manager position will not necessarily make much more than they do in their current role. The average Regional Sales Manager makes $84K a year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Field Sales Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Field Sales Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Field Sales Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 32 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Field Sales Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Field Sales Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 11 salaries. A Field Sales Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $125,000 based on 5 salaries.

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Key Stats for Field Sales Engineer

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Field Sales Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲39%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
$90,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 7%
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