Senior Sales Engineer Salary

A Senior Sales Engineer earns an average salary of $98,001 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Field Sales, UNIX, IT Security & Infrastructure, Cisco Networking, and Computer Security.

$64,993 - $136,309
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$65K
$98K
$140K
MEDIAN: $98,001
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Salary
$64,993 - $136,309  
   
Bonus
$2,479 - $40,021  
Profit Sharing
$776 - $15,319  
Commission
$0.00 - $44,779  
Total Pay (?
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$74,152 - $170,180  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 713
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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

  • Able to respond to functional and technical elements of RFIs/RFPs.
  • Provide support as the primary technical resource for the field sales force.
  • 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.

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Experience Affects Senior Sales Engineer Salaries



National Average
$115,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Skills That Affect Senior Sales Engineer Salaries

Field Sales
up arrow 23%


UNIX
up arrow 21%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 15%

Computer Security
up arrow 15%

SQL
up arrow 10%

Sales Engineering
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Technical Sales
up arrow 3%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 3%

National Average
$115,000

Business Development
up arrow 5%

Customer Relations
up arrow 7%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 9%


Engineering Design
up arrow 29%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 107 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 5%
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