For Sales Engineers in Boston, Mass., annual average wages total $80K per year. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Most Boston Sales Engineers report high levels of job satisfaction. There are far more male Sales Engineers in Boston survey respondents than women, making up 82 percent. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$52,958 - $119,066
$53K
$80K
$120K
MEDIAN: $79,912
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$52,958 - $119,066  
   
Bonus
$1,927 - $29,950  
Profit Sharing
$3,500  
Commission
$9,635 - $46,369  
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$58,660 - $141,170  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 73

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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Engineer

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


For many Sales Engineers in Boston, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. The relatively untested earn a median of $90K per year, but survey respondents who have racked up five to 10 years of experience report a six-figure median of $100K. Boston Sales Engineers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $120K. Sales Engineers in Boston who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $130K on average.

Key Stats for Sales Engineer

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
049
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Sales Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%

Experienced
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$97,000


Skills That Affect Sales Engineer Salaries

Sales
up arrow 25%

Sales Engineering
up arrow 1%

Technical Sales
0%

National Average
$97,000

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 2%

Presentations
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 17%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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