Average Experienced Senior Sales Engineer Salary in San Francisco, California

$132,249
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$0
Bonus
$45,615
Commission
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The average salary for an Experienced Senior Sales Engineer in San Francisco, California is $132,249.
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$101k
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$132k
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$169k
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MEDIAN $132,249
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Salary
$101k - $169k
Commission
$20k - $61k
Total Pay
$133k - $216k

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Job Description for Senior Sales Engineer

Senior Sales Engineer Tasks
  • Manage the technology evaluation stage of the sales process, working in conjunction with the sales team as the key technical advisor and product advocate.
  • Responsible for development and delivery of product demonstrations.
  • Able to respond to functional and technical elements of RFIs/RFPs.
  • Provide support as the primary technical resource for the field sales force.

Career Paths

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Senior Sales Engineer
Sales Engineer
Regional Sales Manager
Senior Product Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Senior Sales Engineer

Skills in Sales Engineering and IT Security & Infrastructure are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Technical Sales.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Sales Engineer

An early career Senior Sales Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $108,992 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Senior Sales Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $129,716 based on 22 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $143,828.
Employees with Senior Sales Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 9.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (7.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (23.7% less), Atlanta, Georgia (13.7% less) and Chicago, Illinois (13.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 45 survey responses.
Early Career
17.8%
Mid Career
48.9%
Late Career
33.3%