Average Experienced Senior Sales Engineer with Technical Sales Skills Salary in San Francisco, California

$133,128
Avg. Salary
$40,695
Bonus
$44,219
Commission
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The average salary for an Experienced Senior Sales Engineer with Technical Sales skills in San Francisco, California is $133,128.
25%
$113k
25%
$133k
50%
$140k
75%
75%
MEDIAN $133,128
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Salary
$113k - $140k
Bonus
$35k - $50k
Commission
$0 - $44k
Total Pay
$150k - $180k

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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
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Regional Sales Manager
Senior Product Manager
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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 $124,800 based on 10 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $140,636.
Employees with Senior Sales Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 11.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (9.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (23.0% less), Atlanta, Georgia (11.7% less) and Chicago, Illinois (6.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 17 survey responses.
Mid Career
58.8%
Late Career
41.2%