Sales Engineering Manager Salary

Pay for Sales Engineering Managers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $104K annually. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Sales Engineering Managers. The vast majority of Sales Engineering Managers (86 percent) survey respondents are men. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took 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 who take on a higher-level position such as Senior Sales Engineer may get paid a little bit less in that new role, as Senior Sales Engineers on average bring home $100K.

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Popular Skills for Sales Engineering Manager

Survey takers who work as Sales Engineering Managers report a focused set of job skills. Those who have experience with Technical Sales, Sales Engineering, and Sales Management can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that pay less than market rate include Sales Management. Most people experienced in Sales Engineering also know Sales Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Engineering Manager

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

For Sales Engineering Managers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. 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 see a median salary of $130K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $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

National Average

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%