A Sales Engineer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $72,564 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Engineering Design, Presentations, Technical Sales, and Sales Engineering.

$57,741 - $112,651
$58K
$73K
$110K
MEDIAN: $72,564
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Salary
$57,741 - $112,651  
   
Bonus
$1,987 - $25,170  
Profit Sharing
$10,500  
Commission
$3,020 - $69,531  
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$60,424 - $133,895  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 78

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Engineer

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

Key Stats for Sales Engineer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
032
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Sales Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Late-Career
up arrow 9%


National Average
$81,000


Skills That Affect Sales Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 44%

Presentations
up arrow 21%

Technical Sales
up arrow 14%


Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 7%

Sales
up arrow 7%

National Average
$81,000

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Autodesk AutoCAD
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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