Sales Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas

The average Houston Sales Engineer can expect to rake in roughly $75K per year. Men account for the majority of Sales Engineers in Houston, Texas who responded to the questionnaire — 87 percent to be exact. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Most Houston Sales Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$51,792 - $103,733
MEDIAN: $74,993

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$51,792 - $103,733  
$-0.49 - $24,446  
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$0.00 - $29,271  
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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).
$56,019 - $115,524  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 122
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $74K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $81K. Those with 10 to 20 years of experience under their belts can expect their paychecks to flourish around the six-figure median of $101K. Houston Sales Engineers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $104K.

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Experience Affects Salaries

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National Average

Skills That Affect Salaries

Engineering Design
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Sales Engineering
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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National Average

Technical Sales
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Microsoft Excel
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Project Management
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Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.


13 %
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 10%