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Sales Engineering Manager Salary

Sales Engineering Managers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $100K per year. In the world of Sales Engineering Managers, overall income ranges from $72K near the bottom to $147K at the top; this can include more than $26K from bonuses and more than $10K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. The vast majority of Sales Engineering Managers (86 percent) survey respondents are men. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$69,150 - $125,292
MEDIAN: $99,768

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$69,150 - $125,292  
$193.92 - $25,760  
Profit Sharing
$1,468 - $9,933  
$0.00 - $45,615  
Total Pay (?
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).
$72,159 - $147,115  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 103
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Job Description for Sales Engineering Manager

Sales engineering managers have a variety of responsibilities, including: installing, maintaining, and upgrading computer systems; managing a sales staff and recruiting, training, and disciplining employees; enforcing policies and procedures while increasing sales; providing technical training and support to both customers and employees; and reporting sales projections and making plans to react to those projections. Extensive travel may also be required for the position.


Sales Engineering Manager Tasks

  • Foster positive business relationships with new and existing customers.
  • Develop and execute strategies to maximize sales, gain new customers, and increase revenue.
  • Identify customer needs and propose innovative solutions.
  • Provide support for the sales team, manage the team schedule, and allocate team resources.
  • Report on quarterly and annual sales forecasts.

Common Career Paths for Sales Engineering Manager

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Sales Engineering Managers who transition into an upper level Senior Sales Engineer position will not necessarily make much more than they do in their current role. The average Senior Sales Engineer makes $100K a year.

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Popular Skills for Sales Engineering Manager

Survey results show that Sales Engineering Managers typically report just a few professional skills. Those who have experience with Sales Management, Sales Engineering, and Technical Sales can expect to be compensated well for these skills. The majority of those who know Sales Engineering also know Sales Management.

Sales Engineering Manager Reviews

What is it like working as a Sales Engineering Manager?

Sales Engineering Manager in Seattle:
"Perfect Blend Of Technical And Business."
Pros: I like the ability to apply insight into customer situations and apply solutions to make them better off. To be more efficient, competitive. And to solve technical issues in the company continuously. To be the internal and external trusted resource.
Cons: Over dependence on my work outside of my job to the extent it makes my job more difficult to accomplish. Managers that do not understand my job.

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Experience Affects Sales Engineering Manager Salaries

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National Average

Skills That Affect Sales Engineering Manager Salaries

Sales Management
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Sales Engineering
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National Average

Technical Sales
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 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: 90% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 8%