Sales Engineer in Houston, Texas Salary

Sales Engineers in Houston, Texas take home approximately $75K annually on average. Sales Engineers in Houston who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 86 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most Houston Sales Engineers report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$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.

Houston Sales Engineers do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $74K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $82K. After one to two decades on the job, professionals can reap plentiful salaries that average out to the six-figure sum of $103K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of 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%