Sales Engineering Manager Salary

The median total income of Sales Engineering Managers is around $124K, and for the average worker in this area, a good chunk of that (one-fourth, in fact) comes from commissions. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Sales Engineering Managers. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$75,462 - $137,803
$75K
$100K
$140K
MEDIAN: $101,141
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$0$169K
Salary $75,462 - $137,803
Bonus $3,091 - $44,601
Profit Sharing $4,500
Commission $18,000 - $52,500
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$80,131 - $169,929
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 68

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Job Description for Sales Engineering Manager

Sales engineering managers have a variety of responsibilities, including: installing, maintaining, and upgrading computer systems; managing a sales staff and recruiting, training, and disciplining employees; enforcing policies and procedures while increasing sales; providing technical training and support to both customers and employees; and reporting sales projections and making plans to react to those projections. Extensive travel may also be required for the position.

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Sales Engineering Manager Tasks

  • Provide support for the sales team, manage the team schedule, and allocate team resources.
  • Report on quarterly and annual sales forecasts.
  • Identify customer needs and propose innovative solutions.
  • Foster positive business relationships with new and existing customers.
  • Develop and execute strategies to maximize sales, gain new customers, and increase revenue.

Common Career Paths for Sales Engineering Manager


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Sales Engineering Managers often transition into a Senior Sales Engineer position. Senior Sales Engineers report a slightly lower median income of $100K.

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Popular Skills for Sales Engineering Manager


Survey results show that Sales Engineering Managers typically report just a few professional skills. Those who have experience with Technical Sales, Sales Engineering, and Sales Management can expect to be compensated well for these skills. The majority of those who know Sales Engineering also know Sales Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Engineering Manager

Pay by Experience for a Sales Engineering Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Sales Engineering Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 10 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sales Engineering Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $124,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Sales Engineering Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $130,000 based on 42 salaries. A Sales Engineering Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $133,000 based on 23 salaries.

Sales Engineering Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Sales Engineering Manager?

Sales Engineering Manager in Seattle:
"Perfect Blend Of Technical And Business."
Pros: I like the ability to apply insight into customer situations and apply solutions to make them better off. To be more efficient, competitive. And to solve technical issues in the company continuously. To be the internal and external trusted resource.
Cons: Over dependence on my work outside of my job to the extent it makes my job more difficult to accomplish. Managers that do not understand my job.

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Key Stats for Sales Engineering Manager

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
1%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
30%
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Experience Affects Sales Engineering Manager Salaries

▲8%

▲6%

▲1%

National Average
$123,000

▼35%

Skills That Affect Sales Engineering Manager Salaries



National Average
$123,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
1%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 98%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
no benefits
None: 2%
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