Average Experienced Senior Sales Engineer Salary in San Jose, California

$145,197
Avg. Salary
$20,000
Bonus
$37,000
Commission
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The average salary for an Experienced Senior Sales Engineer in San Jose, California is $145,197.
10%
$97k
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$145k
50%
$180k
90%
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MEDIAN $145,197
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Salary
$97k - $180k
Bonus
$9k - $43k
Commission
$31k - $50k
Total Pay
$110k - $206k

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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
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, Technical Sales and Presentations are correlated to pay that is above average.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (30.5% less), Atlanta, Georgia (21.4% less) and Chicago, Illinois (20.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 5 survey responses.
Mid Career
100.0%