Salary for Sales Engineers

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Sales engineers are those with engineering skills specific to technology. Most of these professionals find employment with a technology company, performing duties such as sales presentations, marketing, analyzing of the technical features of a product and more. The job of a sales engineer usually requires extensive traveling and teleconferencing. Sales engineers must possess a bachelor's degree in science or engineering. Sales engineers must be knowledgeable of the latest in technology with problem solving skills. Both commission and a salary are usually offered to sales engineers.

A Sales Engineer earns salaries somewhere between $60,730 and $184,190 based on tenure level. will most likely receive an average compensation of one hundred and seventeen thousand two hundred and seventy dollars annually.

are paid at the highest average level in Maryland, which has average pay scales of approximately $147,640. This group of people are compensated most highly in Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction, where they can get compensation, on average, of $127,470.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 54.83 percent nationwide in that time.


Sales Engineers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Wholesale Trade
Management of Companies and Enterprises
Educational Services

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Other Services (except Public Administration)
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
Transportation and Warehousing
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services