Sales Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salary

A Sales Engineer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $71,917 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Engineering Design, Presentations, Sales Engineering, and Technical Sales.

$56,639 - $107,704
$57K
$71K
$110K
MEDIAN: $70,643
10%
50%
90%

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$0$120K
Salary $56,639 - $107,704
Bonus $1,021 - $24,903
Profit Sharing $12,774
Commission $3,041 - $69,043
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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$61,524 - $120,323
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 71

About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

Sales Engineer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Sales Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Sales Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 42 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sales Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Sales Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 21 salaries. A Sales Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 11 salaries.

Key Stats for Sales Engineer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Sales Engineer Salaries

▲17%

▲14%

Late-Career
▲9%

National Average
$78,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Sales Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
▲50%

Presentations
▲22%



Sales
▲3%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲2%

National Average
$78,000

Autodesk AutoCAD
▼1%

Project Management
▼4%

Microsoft Excel
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 7%