Average Senior Sales Engineer Salary in San Jose, California

$146,219
Avg. Salary
$20,000
Bonus
$45,000
Commission
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The average salary for a Senior Sales Engineer in San Jose, California is $146,219.
10%
$94k
MEDIAN
$146k
90%
$176k
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Salary
$94k - $176k
Bonus
$9k - $44k
Commission
$35k - $65k
Total Pay
$106k - $224k

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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.

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Popular Skills for Senior Sales Engineer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Sales Engineer

A mid-career Senior Sales Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $120,079 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Senior Sales Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $148,083 based on 14 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (35.0% less), Denver, Colorado (34.6% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (26.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 19 survey responses.
Mid Career
26.3%
Experienced
73.7%