Earnings for Technical Sales Support Specialists in the United States come in at around $58K annually on average. In the world of Technical Sales Support Specialists, overall income ranges from $38K near the bottom to $99K at the top; this can include more than $12K from bonuses and more than $16K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Male Technical Sales Support Specialists are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,648 - $94,927
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MEDIAN: $58,115
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$10.03 - $33.37
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$40,648 - $94,927  
   
Bonus
$304.10 - $12,280  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $15,659  
Commission
$0.00 - $30,410  
Total Pay (?
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$37,934 - $98,793  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 113
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.03 - $33.37  
   
Overtime
$28.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$304.10 - $12,280  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $30,410  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $15,659  
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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$37,934 - $98,793  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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Job Description for Technical Sales Support Specialist

Technical sales support specialists are often the first points of contact with new clients. They are expected to answer all questions or concerns a client may have while working to increase the client's loyalty to the product or brand. Individuals in this position should be able to follow the entire customer experience from first contact to follow-up; improving upon product presentation and attractiveness to the customer is also important.

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Technical Sales Support Specialist Tasks

  • Assist customers with technical product support.
  • Support sales with technical difficulties.
  • Prepare and perform technical support of sales presentations.
  • Develop relationships with customers.

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Pay by Experience Level for Technical Sales Support Specialist

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


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $48K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $56K on average. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $80K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $69K by contrast.

Technical Sales Support Specialist Advice

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

Technical Sales Support Specialist in Woodland Hills:
"Complications Of License Agreements."
Be sure to establish honest and reliable relationships with customers. Never lie about delivery. Add a sense of humor to build personal relationships. Send Holiday cards yearly. Dress a little better than the average. Prepare ahead of time for trade shows.

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Key Stats for Technical Sales Support Specialist

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
031
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Technical Sales Support Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 37%

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

National Average
$58,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Technical Sales Support Specialist Salaries


National Average
$58,000

Customer Service
up arrow 14%

Technical Services
up arrow 36%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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