A Sales Engineer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $72,112 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Engineering Design and Technical Sales.

$57,936 - $111,981
(Median)
$58K
$72K
$110K
MEDIAN: $72,112
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Salary
$57,936 - $111,981  
   
Bonus
$2,007 - $25,912  
Profit Sharing
$10,500  
Commission
$4,085 - $68,510  
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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$60,647 - $132,455  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 82

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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.

Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Sales Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 10%


National Average
$83,000


Skills That Affect Sales Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 20%

Technical Sales
up arrow 14%


Presentations
up arrow 4%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 3%

Sales
up arrow 2%

National Average
$83,000

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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