Sales Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$86,000
$62,000
Min 10%
$86,000
Median 50%
$121,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Microsoft
Highest Paying City
Seattle, WA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
3.7 years
How much does a sales engineer make?
Sales Engineers in America make an average salary of $87,025 per year or $41.84 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $121,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $62,000 per year. The most abundant employment opportunities for Sales Engineers are in Technology companies and Manufacturing companies. Washington, Idaho, Colorado, Virginia, and Maryland have the highest paying Sales Engineer jobs. The typical tenure for a Sales Engineer is 3.7 years.
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$79,392

Average Sales Engineer Salary By Location

Sales Engineers in the US makes an average salary of $87,025 per year or $41.84 per hour. Sales Engineers make the most in Seattle, WA at about $106,726 per year. The average entry-level salary in Seattle, WA is $61,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Sales Engineer salaries are Washington, Idaho, Colorado, Virginia, and Maryland. Indiana, Illinois, Louisiana, Alabama, and Hawaii have the lowest reported salaries for Sales Engineers.
City
Average Salary
$82,383
$82k

Map of Sales Engineer Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Sales Engineers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Sales Engineer Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Sales Engineer makes. The most abundant employment opportunities for Sales Engineers are in Technology companies and Manufacturing companies. Microsoft and Google are the highest paying companies. Companies like Symantec and Dell also pay high salaries to their Sales Engineers.
Company
Average Salary
$153,496
$153k
$147,165
$147k
$142,394
$142k
$139,279
$139k
$139,057
$139k
$138,908
$139k
$138,464
$138k
$134,234
$134k
$133,030
$133k
$132,293
$132k

Average Sales Engineer Pay By Industry

Wages for Sales Engineers can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Telecommunication companies, Energy companies, and Technology companies pay their Sales Engineers well. Telecommunication companies pay their Sales Engineers the highest wages, averaging $94,406 per year. Energy companies and Technology companies pay well too, at $93,691 and $89,855, respectively. At $83,221, the average salary for Sales Engineers in the Manufacturing industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Telecommunication
Telecommunication
$94,406
$94k
Energy
Energy
$93,691
$94k
Technology
Technology
$89,855
$90k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$83,221
$83k

Sales Engineer Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Sales Engineer Salaries

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Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
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$70,000
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$85,000
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$90,000
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$70,000
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