Sales Engineer in Houston, Texas Salary

An average Sales Engineer in Houston can expect to take home roughly $75K per year. Work is enjoyable for Sales Engineers in Houston, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Men account for the majority of Houston Sales Engineers who responded to the questionnaire — 86 percent to be exact. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$51,258 - $104,723
MEDIAN: $75,275

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$55,238 - $115,714  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 135
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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Engineer

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

More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $74K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $82K on average. After 10 to 20 years, professionals can make it pretty big; the median salary sits in the six-figure neighborhood of $103K. Sales Engineers in Houston, Texas who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $104K.

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Experience Affects Sales Engineer Salaries

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National Average

Skills That Affect Sales Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
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Sales Engineering
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Technical Sales
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Project Management
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.


14 %
86 %

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: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 10%