Technical Sales Support Specialist Salary

Median pay for Technical Sales Support Specialists in the United States is around $52K per year. With some bonuses approaching $18K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $8K, overall incomes of Technical Sales Support Specialists spread between $33K and $92K depending on individual performance. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. 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. Job satisfaction for Technical Sales Support Specialists is high. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,188 - $87,043
(Median)
$36K
$52K
$87K
MEDIAN: $52,344
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$10.40 - $24.78
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$18
$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary 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.
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$36,188 - $87,043  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,879  
Profit Sharing
$805 - $8,344  
Commission
$0.00 - $29,590  
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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$33,397 - $91,671  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 219
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$10.40 - $24.78  
   
Overtime
$11.15 - $37.10  
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.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,879  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $29,590  
Profit Sharing
$805 - $8,344  
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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$33,397 - $91,671  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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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.


Technical Sales Support Specialists who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $46K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $56K. Technical Sales Support Specialists who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $64K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $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 37%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 10%
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