Technical Sales Engineer Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Technical Sales Engineer is $69,553 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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$45,347 - $103,928
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $69,553
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Technical Sales Engineer Total Pay (?
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$14.45 - $41.21
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,347 - $103,928  
   
Bonus
$505 - $24,643  
Profit Sharing
$968 - $10,271  
Commission
$0.00 - $45,302  
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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$48,999 - $125,785  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 837
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.45 - $41.21  
   
Overtime
$16.39 - $56.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$505 - $24,643  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $45,302  
Profit Sharing
$968 - $10,271  
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).
)
$48,999 - $125,785  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 837
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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 by Experience Level for Technical Sales Engineer

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

Pay Difference By Location

San Jose
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Houston
up arrow 26%
Boston
up arrow 25%
Dallas
up arrow 20%
Atlanta
up arrow 15%
Chicago
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National Average
$77,000
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Experience Affects Technical Sales Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%
National Average
$77,000

Skills That Affect Technical Sales Engineer Salaries

Strategic Sales
up arrow 30%
Telecommunications
up arrow 25%
Technical Sales
up arrow 2%
Sales Engineering
up arrow 2%
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
0%
National Average
$77,000
Engineering Design
up arrow 3%
Project Management
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%
Microsoft Office
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
6%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 7%
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