Technical Sales Engineer Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Technical Sales Engineer is $68,867 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Strategic Sales and Telecommunications. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Technical Sales Engineer Total Pay (?
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$45,430 - $103,939
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MEDIAN: $68,866
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Technical Sales Engineer Total Pay (?
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$13.16 - $40.85
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,430 - $103,939  
   
Bonus
$510 - $24,686  
Profit Sharing
$900 - $10,241  
Commission
$0.00 - $40,337  
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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$48,965 - $125,586  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 864
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.16 - $40.85  
   
Overtime
$16.39 - $56.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$510 - $24,686  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $40,337  
Profit Sharing
$900 - $10,241  
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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$48,965 - $125,586  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 864
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Job Description for Technical Sales Engineer
A technical sales engineer possesses a blend of sales ability and technical knowledge that enables them to determine client needs, spec out complex technical systems, and ensure that pricing meets the needs of both their employer’s expected profit margins and their client’s budget.
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Technical Sales Engineer Tasks
  • Coordinate with internal teams for pricing, scheduling, performance, and technical requirements.
  • Increase market share by proactively selling and reaching out to new markets and focused target markets.
  • Manage customer expectations from pricing to packaging, act as the primary contact, and negotiate on their behalf.
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Pay Difference By Location
San Jose
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Boston
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Dallas
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Denver
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San Francisco
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Chicago
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Atlanta
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National Average
$77,000
Columbus
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Experience Affects Technical Sales Engineer Salaries

National Average
$77,000

Skills That Affect Technical Sales Engineer Salaries

Strategic Sales
up arrow 36%
Telecommunications
up arrow 25%
Technical Sales
up arrow 2%
Sales Engineering
up arrow 2%
Technical Analysis
up arrow 1%
National Average
$77,000
Engineering Design
up arrow 2%
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 2%
Project Management
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 7%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 10%
Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 22%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 7%
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