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Technical Sales Support Specialist Salary

Average Technical Sales Support Specialists in the United States make around $55K annually. Overall compensation packages to Technical Sales Support Specialists range from $33K on the low end to $94K on the high end; this includes bonuses that peak near $19K and profit sharing that approaches $10K, with some high rollers snagging commissions as high as $30K. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction for Technical Sales Support Specialists is high. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Making up 72 percent of those who took the survey, male Technical Sales Support Specialists greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$36,837 - $89,907
(Median)
37K
55K
72K
90K
MEDIAN: $54,620
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$11.53 - $25.20
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$36,837 - $89,907  
   
Bonus
$242.40 - $19,449  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $10,000  
Commission
$0.00 - $29,799  
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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$33,486 - $94,423  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 218
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.53 - $25.20  
   
Overtime
$12.33 - $35.71  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$242.40 - $19,449  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $29,799  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $10,000  
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).
)
$33,486 - $94,423  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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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

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

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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.


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Technical Sales Support Specialists. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $47K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $59K. Technical Sales Support Specialists see a median salary of $66K after reaching one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $77K.

Technical Sales Support Specialist Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
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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Experience Affects Technical Sales Support Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 43%

Experienced
up arrow 23%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 9%