A Sales Support Engineer earns an average salary of $69,650 per year.

$41,881 - $104,296
MEDIAN: $69,650

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$41,881 - $104,296  
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$46,183 - $105,990  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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Job Description for Sales Support Engineer

A sales support engineer is responsible for providing a high level of support to a large customer base. They diagnose, track, replicate and solve problems related to client-side technology solutions. Communication skills and customer service experience are vital, as sales support engineers must constantly be in touch with clients who need assistance in implementing technology solutions. A sales support engineer spends most of their time indoors, working on both the computer and phone to troubleshoot problems and contact clients. Technical skills must be strong to correctly understand the product's specifications and operation. There are many fields that a sales support engineer can specialize in, depending on the needs of the employer.


Sales Support Engineer Tasks

  • Present services or products to clients, focusing on the technical benefits and requirements.
  • Attend trade shows or identify potential customers in other ways.
  • Develop and create quotes, layouts, proposals and other documentation.
  • Collaborate with sales teams to identify and target services and products for particular customers.
  • Answer questions, provide training, and compile documentation for technical issues.

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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5
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18 %
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Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
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20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 10%