Technical Sales Managers in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with more than half bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $81K per year on average but can range from $49K to $136K per year. Geographic location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Technical Sales Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The vast majority (84 percent) of Technical Sales Managers who answered the questionnaire are male. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$47,238 - $122,517
$47K
$81K
$120K
MEDIAN: $81,448
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Salary
$47,238 - $122,517  
   
Bonus
$2,487 - $30,100  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Commission
$0.00 - $40,547  
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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$49,067 - $136,096  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 154

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Job Description for Technical Sales Manager

Technical sales managers are responsible for a variety of tasks related to technical sales, including analyzing competitors, developing sales opportunities, and closing new accounts over phone, fax, and email. They are also in charge of verifying and entering account information, analyzing customers' accounts and buying history, suggesting related and new items to customers, and reporting and tracking problems. Other tasks performed by technical sales managers include recommending policy and procedure improvements and keeping track of orders, as well as building rapport with customers and providing them with technical information and explanations as needed. These managers also maintain and troubleshoot equipment, as well as oversee the work of salespeople in their department.

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Technical Sales Manager Tasks

  • Evaluate and provide analysis to management for new products and international market opportunities.
  • Ensure execution of the developed sales strategies, plans, and advertising or promotional programs.
  • Manage new business development sales process from proposal to close.
  • Plan and implement sales programs for one or more of the company's product line.
  • Ensure activities are in accordance with the developed sales objectives.

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Popular Skills for Technical Sales Manager


Technical Sales Managers report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, skills in Engineering Design, Windows Operating System General Use, Technical Sales, and Sales Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 11 percent. Microsoft Office, on the other hand, is typically associated with much lower pay. Those educated in Sales Management tend to be well versed in Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Technical Sales Manager

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $71K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $95K. Experienced professionals who have spent one to two decades on the job can score lucrative paychecks that average out to $105K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $112K.

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Key Stats for Technical Sales Manager

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
033
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Technical Sales Manager Salaries




National Average
$90,000


Skills That Affect Technical Sales Manager Salaries


Windows Operating System General Use
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National Average
$90,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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