Technical Sales Support Specialist Salary

An average Technical Sales Support Specialist in the United States can expect to take home roughly $54K annually. Cash earnings for Technical Sales Support Specialists — which occasionally include more than $20K from bonuses and more than $8K from profit sharing — stretch from around $34K to approximately $96K. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most Technical Sales Support Specialists survey respondents are men (71 percent). The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,973 - $88,728
(Median)
$38K
$54K
$89K
MEDIAN: $54,109
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$10.25 - $24.32
(Median)
$10
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$37,973 - $88,728  
   
Bonus
$-0.48 - $19,547  
Profit Sharing
$1.21 - $8,221  
Commission
$0.00 - $30,050  
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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$34,319 - $95,665  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 234
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$10.25 - $24.32  
   
Overtime
$11.26 - $36.77  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$-0.48 - $19,547  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $30,050  
Profit Sharing
$1.21 - $8,221  
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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$34,319 - $95,665  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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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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Professional skills reported by Technical Sales Support Specialists are few in number. Those who have experience with Technical Sales, Customer Service, and Technical Services can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Technical Services and Customer Service as skills, however, tend to be associated with significantly smaller paychecks.

Pay by Experience Level for Technical Sales Support Specialist

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


Technical Sales Support Specialists with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $46K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $61K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Technical Sales Support Specialists make a median salary of $64K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $72K.

Technical Sales Support Specialist Advice

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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 35%

Experienced
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Technical Sales Support Specialist Salaries

Technical Sales
up arrow 4%

National Average
$53,000

Customer Service
up arrow 23%

Technical Services
up arrow 30%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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