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Senior Sales Engineer Salary

A Senior Sales Engineer earns an average salary of $97,571 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Cloud Computing, Field Sales, UNIX, IT Security & Infrastructure, and Computer Security.

$65,197 - $135,383
(Median)
$65K
$98K
$140K
MEDIAN: $97,571
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Salary
$65,197 - $135,383  
   
Bonus
$2,464 - $39,866  
Profit Sharing
$515 - $10,665  
Commission
$0.00 - $43,867  
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).
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$74,552 - $168,331  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 711

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Sales Engineer

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

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Experience Affects Senior Sales Engineer Salaries



National Average
$114,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Skills That Affect Senior Sales Engineer Salaries

Cloud Computing
up arrow 36%

Field Sales
up arrow 26%

UNIX
up arrow 21%


Computer Security
up arrow 16%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 14%

SQL
up arrow 10%

Business Development
up arrow 8%


Network Management / Administration
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Technical Sales
up arrow 3%

National Average
$114,000

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 9%


Engineering Design
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 113 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
24%
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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