Sales Engineers in Houston take home an average $74K annually. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Most Sales Engineers in Houston, Texas survey respondents are men (74 percent). The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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MEDIAN: $73,616
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$592 - $43,044  
Commission
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$50,775 - $129,797  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 61

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Engineer

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Sales Engineers in Houston. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $72K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $91K. Experienced professionals — those with 10 to 20 years in the field — see salaries in the six-figure territory, securing around $112K on average. Sales Engineers in Houston, Texas with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $113K.

Key Stats for Sales Engineer

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
041
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Sales Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 42%


Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$79,000


Skills That Affect Sales Engineer Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 15%


Project Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$79,000

Presentations
up arrow 1%


Engineering Design
up arrow 5%

AutoCAD
up arrow 5%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 13%

Sales
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 98%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 82%
dental benefits
None: 2%
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