Sales Engineering Manager Salary

Commissions comprise a big part of overall income for Sales Engineering Managers. The median take-home amount in this area is around $125K, and on average, nearly one in four of that final number comes from commissions. Most Sales Engineering Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$76,510 - $142,208
$77K
$100K
$140K
MEDIAN: $102,587
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$0$165K
Salary $76,510 - $142,208
Bonus $3,915 - $41,305
Profit Sharing $2,000
Commission $18,000 - $52,500
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$80,305 - $165,300
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 64

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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.

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Sales Engineering Manager Tasks

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

Common Career Paths for Sales Engineering Manager


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Many Sales Engineering Managers move into Senior Sales Engineer roles. Senior Sales Engineers seem to make a little less than Sales Engineering Managers as their salaries average out to $100K a year.

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Popular Skills for Sales Engineering Manager


Sales Engineering Managers typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Those who have experience with Technical Sales, Sales Engineering, and Sales Management can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Most people who know Sales Engineering also know Sales Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Engineering Manager

Pay by Experience for a Sales Engineering Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Sales Engineering Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 10 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sales Engineering Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $124,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Sales Engineering Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $130,000 based on 42 salaries. A Sales Engineering Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $133,000 based on 23 salaries.

Sales Engineering Manager Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Sales Engineering Manager

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
34%
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Experience Affects Sales Engineering Manager Salaries

▲6%

▲4%

National Average
$125,000

▼1%

▼36%

Skills That Affect Sales Engineering Manager Salaries



National Average
$125,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 4%
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