Sales Engineering Manager Salary

Sales Engineering Managers in the United States take home approximately $101K annually on average. Work is enjoyable for Sales Engineering Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Sales Engineering Managers who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 84 percent. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$69,897 - $125,104
MEDIAN: $100,765

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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.
$69,897 - $125,104  
$489.36 - $30,201  
Profit Sharing
$1,517 - $5,059  
$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).
$73,648 - $148,001  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 99
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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.

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Sales Engineering Managers' salary tends to stay somewhat level for those who assume higher-end positions like Senior Sales Engineer. Median pay for Senior Sales Engineers is $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 Sales Engineering, Technical Sales, and Sales Management can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Sales Management and Technical Sales. The majority of those who know 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
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Sales Management
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.


16 %
84 %

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: 91% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 6%