Senior Sales Engineer Salary

A Senior Sales Engineer earns an average salary of $103,736 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are IT Security & Infrastructure and UNIX.

$74,242 - $144,288
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MEDIAN: $103,249
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$0$182K
Salary $74,242 - $144,288
Bonus $2,034 - $40,809
Profit Sharing $2,043 - $48,936
Commission $10,149 - $50,854
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$82,637 - $182,889
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 396

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Job Description for Senior Sales Engineer

Senior sales engineers, sometimes called system engineers or field consultants, They work with the sales team to help explain and demonstrate the technological aspects of the product being marketed. Senior sales engineers are trained intensively on sales techniques. Their goal is not just to sell a product, but to fully explain to a client how it will solve their issues. They provide advice to the clients and support for products. They help prospective clients understand why their product is a better resolution to a problem they’re having over another similar product.

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Senior Sales Engineer Tasks

  • Manage the technology evaluation stage of the sales process, working in conjunction with the sales team as the key technical advisor and product advocate.
  • Responsible for development and delivery of product demonstrations.
  • Able to respond to functional and technical elements of RFIs/RFPs.
  • Provide support as the primary technical resource for the field sales force.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Sales Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Sales Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Sales Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 64 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Sales Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $107,000 based on 154 salaries. An experienced Senior Sales Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $142,000 based on 219 salaries. A Senior Sales Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $134,000 based on 99 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $124,528

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Key Stats for Senior Sales Engineer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Senior Sales Engineer Salaries

▲14%

▲7%

National Average
$125,000

▼14%

▼18%

Skills That Affect Senior Sales Engineer Salaries


UNIX
▲12%

Computer Security
▲6%


▲4%


SQL
▲2%


National Average
$125,000

Microsoft Office
▼4%



Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼16%


Project Management
▼20%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
no benefits
None: 2%
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