Sales Engineering Manager Salary

Sales Engineering Managers in the United States pull down an average of $104K per year. Job satisfaction for Sales Engineering Managers is high. Sales Engineering Managers who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 86 percent. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$74,441 - $142,607
MEDIAN: $103,537

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National Salary Data (?
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$74,441 - $142,607  
$494.93 - $40,350  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $48,865  
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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).
$76,870 - $166,448  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 116
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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 often transition into a Senior Sales Engineer position. Senior Sales Engineers report a slightly lower median income of $100K.

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Popular Skills for Sales Engineering Manager

Sales Engineering Managers usually report a few specific skills. Those who have experience with Technical Sales, Sales Engineering, and Sales Management can expect to be compensated well for these skills. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Sales Management. Those proficient in Sales Engineering are, more often than not, also skilled in Sales Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Engineering Manager

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

For many Sales Engineering Managers, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Individuals with fewer than five years of experience earn $97K on average, but those in the five-to-10 year group see a six-figure median of $109K. Sales Engineering Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $130K. Sales Engineering Managers 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 $136K.

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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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Skills That Affect Sales Engineering Manager Salaries

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Technical Sales
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Sales Engineering
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Sales Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 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: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 6%