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Sales Engineering Manager Salary

The average Sales Engineering Manager in the United States earns approximately $100K annually. The final incomes of Sales Engineering Managers generally vary between $70K and $147K; higher pay grades include potential for bonuses, profit sharing, and commissions as high as $30K, $10K, and $48K, respectively. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The vast majority (86 percent) of Sales Engineering Managers who answered the questionnaire are male. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$68,227 - $127,661
MEDIAN: $99,710

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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.
$68,227 - $127,661  
$-0.49 - $29,799  
Profit Sharing
$1,468 - $9,933  
$0.00 - $47,500  
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).
$70,332 - $146,707  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 100

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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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For Sales Engineering Managers, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Sales Engineering Managers earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Senior Sales Engineer.

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Popular Skills for Sales Engineering Manager

Job skills reported by Sales Engineering Managers are limited. Those who have experience with Sales Engineering, Technical Sales, 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 and Technical Sales. Most people experienced in Sales Engineering also know Sales Management.

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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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National Average

Skills That Affect Sales Engineering Manager Salaries

National Average

Sales Engineering
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Technical Sales
up arrow 3%

Sales Management
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 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: 93% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 5%