Technical Sales Support Specialist Salary

An average Technical Sales Support Specialist in the United States can expect to take home roughly $54K annually. The final incomes of Technical Sales Support Specialists generally vary between $33K and $92K; higher pay grades include potential for bonuses, profit sharing, and commissions as high as $20K, $8K, and $30K, respectively. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. For the most part, Technical Sales Support Specialists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Most Technical Sales Support Specialists survey respondents are men (72 percent). The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,376 - $88,955
(Median)
$36K
$54K
$89K
MEDIAN: $53,701
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50%
90%

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$11.08 - $25.20
(Median)
$11
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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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
$36,376 - $88,955  
   
Bonus
$-0.48 - $19,551  
Profit Sharing
$795 - $8,456  
Commission
$0.00 - $29,643  
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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$33,273 - $92,273  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 217
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.08 - $25.20  
   
Overtime
$12.12 - $35.80  
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
$-0.48 - $19,551  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $29,643  
Profit Sharing
$795 - $8,456  
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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$33,273 - $92,273  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | 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.


Technical Sales Support Specialists generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $46K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $57K. On average, Technical Sales Support Specialists make $66K following one to two decades on the job. Technical Sales Support Specialists who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $74K on average.

Technical Sales Support Specialist Advice

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Technical Sales Support Specialist in Woodland Hills:
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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 40%

Experienced
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 11%