Average Sales Engineer Salary

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The average salary for a Sales Engineer is $72,523.
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$986 - $22k
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$52k - $130k

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The top respondents for the job title Sales Engineer are from the companies Eaton Corporation, Johnson Controls Inc and Salesforce.com, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Google, Inc. where the average pay is $125,142. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. and Cisco Systems Inc, earning around $110,000 and $104,718, respectively. Johnson Controls Inc pays the lowest at around $62,288. Schneider Electric Ltd and Eaton Corporation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $65,110 and $69,616, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Sales Engineer

Skills in Sales Engineering, Technical Sales and Presentations are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Sales and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Engineer

An entry-level Sales Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $59,088 based on 374 salaries. An early career Sales Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,159 based on 1,850 salaries. A mid-career Sales Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,140 based on 1,056 salaries. An experienced Sales Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,290 based on 839 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $88,993.
Employees with Sales Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 31.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (20.7% more) and Houston, Texas (8.7% more).

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