Pre Sales Consultant Salary
The average pay for a Pre Sales Consultant is $82,793 per year. Experience strongly influences income for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Sales, Technical Sales, and Software Knowledge.
|Salary||$47,819 - $143,490|
|Bonus||$1,987 - $48,936|
|Commission||$9,863 - $56,065|
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|$48,204 - $178,044|
Job Description for Pre Sales Consultant
A pre-sales consultant performs many of the necessary tasks that allow a sales team to make a successful pitch to a client. The pre-sales consultant starts by examining the market and potential clients that the firm will be selling a product or service to. By starting with the essential needs of potential clients, the pre-sales consultant can identify clients' issues and begin to tailor the sale's teams message to address those issues. Then, the pre-sales consultant examines the market to determine how the potential clients meet their needs and determine what competition exists in the field. The pre-sales consultant then works with sales team members to develop customized pitches and open up appropriate channels of communication with clients. At this point, the pre-sales consultant works with administrative assistants and sales professionals to prepare a customized sales presentation. The consultant often attends these meetings to address any specific questions or concerns.Read More...
Often, a pre-sales consultant acts as a mentor and resource for sales staff members. By providing lessons on how to perfect demonstration strategies, the pre-sales consultant helps develop the team's ability and increase the productivity of sales professionals.
Most pre-sales consultants hold a bachelor's degree. They must be self-starters with a positive attitude and excellent communication skills. Employers may prefer previous sales experience as well. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Pre Sales Consultant Tasks
- Prepare high quality product demonstrations and answer potential customer questions.
- Act as a conduit between sales teams and product development teams to improve customer experience.
- Work with sales team to provide expert technical support to prospective customers.
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Pay by Experience Level for Pre Sales Consultant
Pay by Experience for a Pre Sales Consultant has a positive trend. An entry-level Pre Sales Consultant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 47 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Pre Sales Consultant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Pre Sales Consultant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $128,000 based on 40 salaries. A Pre Sales Consultant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $155,000 based on 14 salaries.
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