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Technical Sales Support Specialist Salary

Technical Sales Support Specialists in the United States can expect to earn an average of $53K per year. Cash earnings of Technical Sales Support Specialists — including $18K in bonuses, $8K in profit sharing proceeds, and $30K in commissions near the top of the pay scale — stretch from approximately $33K to approximately $92K depending on individual performance. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Making up 73 percent of those who took the survey, male Technical Sales Support Specialists greatly outnumber their female counterparts. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Most Technical Sales Support Specialists like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$36,159 - $87,798
(Median)
$36K
$53K
$88K
MEDIAN: $52,625
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50%
90%

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$10.57 - $24.41
(Median)
$11
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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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
$36,159 - $87,798  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $18,238  
Profit Sharing
$800 - $8,400  
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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$33,369 - $91,950  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 217
National Hourly Rate 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$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$10.57 - $24.41  
   
Overtime
$11.34 - $36.54  
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
$0.00 - $18,238  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $29,590  
Profit Sharing
$800 - $8,400  
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).
)
$33,369 - $91,950  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 50

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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.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. The average beginner in this position makes around $46K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $58K. Technical Sales Support Specialists see a median salary of $66K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $73K.

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 38%

Experienced
up arrow 25%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 10%
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