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Pre Sales Consultant Salary

The average pay for a Pre Sales Consultant is $81,793 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Technical Sales, Presentations, and Software Knowledge.
$45,772 - $127,506
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MEDIAN: $81,792
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$45,772 - $127,506  
   
Bonus
$2,250 - $37,312  
Commission
$10,137 - $59,180  
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$45,000 - $161,848  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 122
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Job Description for Pre Sales Consultant

A pre-sales consultant performs many of the necessary tasks that allow a sales team to make a successful pitch to a client. The pre-sales consultant starts by examining the market and potential clients that the firm will be selling a product or service to. By starting with the essential needs of potential clients, the pre-sales consultant can identify clients' issues and begin to tailor the sale's teams message to address those issues. Then, the pre-sales consultant examines the market to determine how the potential clients meet their needs and determine what competition exists in the field. The pre-sales consultant then works with sales team members to develop customized pitches and open up appropriate channels of communication with clients. At this point, the pre-sales consultant works with administrative assistants and sales professionals to prepare a customized sales presentation. The consultant often attends these meetings to address any specific questions or concerns.

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Pre Sales Consultant Tasks

  • Work with sales team to provide expert technical support to prospective customers.
  • Act as a conduit between sales teams and product development teams to improve customer experience.
  • Prepare high quality product demonstrations and answer potential customer questions.

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Pay by Experience Level for Pre Sales Consultant

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

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Pre Sales Consultant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 76%

Experienced
up arrow 36%

National Average
$94,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Entry-Level
up arrow 23%

Skills That Affect Pre Sales Consultant Salaries

Technical Sales
up arrow 55%

Presentations
up arrow 37%

Software Knowledge
up arrow 12%

National Average
$94,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 10%