Technical Sales Engineer Salary

The average pay for a Technical Sales Engineer is $70,936 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Presentations, Telecommunications, and Sales. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$50,202 - $116,589
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$72K
$120K
MEDIAN: $71,961
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$13.48 - $45.66
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MEDIAN: $19.49
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$0$131K
Salary $50,202 - $116,589
Bonus $1,536 - $24,995
Profit Sharing $1,500 - $28,531
Commission $515 - $40,499
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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$53,498 - $131,963
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 362
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $13.48 - $45.66
Overtime $30.00
Annual Data $0$131K
Bonus $1,536 - $24,995
Commission $515 - $40,499
Profit Sharing $1,500 - $28,531
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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$53,498 - $131,963
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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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

Pay by Experience for a Technical Sales Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Technical Sales Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 209 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Technical Sales Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 118 salaries. An experienced Technical Sales Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $105,000 based on 79 salaries. A Technical Sales Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 43 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $78,851

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Technical Sales Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Technical Sales Engineer?

Technical Sales Engineer in Washington:
"Software Sales Engineer Review."
Pros: I am constantly building on my technical knowledge and learning new technologies. I'm able to apply my IT knowledge to product presentations and demos for customers, and it is nice to be able to see personal impact through quantified results (i.e. Quarterly sales figures).
Cons: Larger corporations often have a need to run detailed reports, and having to constantly keep track of nearly every little deal-related task I'm involved takes too much time away from my core job responsibilities. It can also sometimes be frustrating working with sales people who have limited knowledge of the complexities of enterprise software and IT in general, but then again it's an inherent part of the job to bridge that communication gap.

Technical Sales Engineer in Indianapolis:
"My Adventure In Sales."
Pros: I like the flexibility in my work hours. I am free to make my own decisions regarding my territory and how best to manage accounts. I have been given my own company car, an expense account that covers gas, lunch with clients, and all travel related expenses. Additionally, my at-home internet is covered by my company, as is a cell phone. Overall, I have found a low stress, fun job that utilizes my love of chemistry.
Cons: Personally, I am not an extroverted person. This makes cold calling and talking to people a bit of a chore.

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Key Stats for Technical Sales Engineer

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Technical Sales Engineer Salaries

▲33%

▲27%

▲4%

National Average
$79,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Technical Sales Engineer Salaries

Presentations
▲21%


Sales
▲14%




Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼0%

Engineering Design
▼0%

National Average
$79,000

Microsoft Excel
▼1%





Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 11%
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