Technical Marketing Engineer Salary

Median pay for Technical Marketing Engineers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $88K annually. Lower pay rates hover around $59K, and the higher rates verge on $147K per year. Cash earnings for Technical Marketing Engineers — including $21K in bonuses and $15K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $59K to $147K depending on individual performance. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Technical Marketing Engineers report high levels of job satisfaction. There are far more male Technical Marketing Engineers survey respondents than women, making up 81 percent. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$59,357 - $138,942
MEDIAN: $87,705

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National Salary Data (?
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$59,357 - $138,942  
$974 - $20,793  
Profit Sharing
$1,014 - $14,795  
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).
$58,938 - $146,592  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 187
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Job Description for Technical Marketing Engineer

The technical marketing engineer is responsible for performing customer support for marketing products, as well as conducting sales support and assisting with content creation. They work closely with existing and prospective customers to support and develop new ideas, as well as troubleshoot any existing programs. The technical marketing manager also must be able to conduct data analysis on multiple platforms and effectively present relevant information to technical and non-technical audiences. They help produce technical product training manuals and present regular updates of system network data. Technical marketing engineers must be able to contribute effectively to the team and demonstrate a clear understanding of technical documents and networks.


Technical Marketing Engineer Tasks

  • Participate in product development cycle giving input about clients potential needs.
  • Give technical presentations and demonstrations on products.
  • Work closely with advertising and marketing teams to promote understanding of the product.

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Technical Marketing Engineers only report a few specific skills. Fortunate workers who know Storage Area Networking can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 46 percent above average. Those listing Technical Analysis as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay.

Pay by Experience Level for

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

Technical Marketing Engineers with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $74K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $101K. Technical Marketing Engineers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $133K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $137K.

Pay Difference by Location

Technical Marketing Engineers will find that San Jose offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 36 percent. Technical Marketing Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Santa Clara (+19 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 7 percent south of the national average, can be found in Raleigh.

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Experience Affects Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Salaries

Storage Area Networking (SAN)
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National Average

Technical Analysis
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.


19 %
81 %

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: 96% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 82% employee benefits None: 3%