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Solutions Engineer Statistics in the US

The average employee age for solutions engineers is 45 years. The solutions engineer workforce reached a whopping 113,407 in 2020!

Among solutions engineers, we discovered that 16.2% of them are women, while 78.9% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among solutions engineers is White, which makes up 76.1% of all solutions engineers. Comparatively, there are 11.1% of the Asian ethnicity and 7.3% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity. Solutions engineers are also more likely to work at public companies in comparison to private companies. Taking it a step further, solutions engineers are more likely to find a job in the technology industry.

From where do we know all information about solutions engineer demographics? We analyzed 2,712 solutions engineers resumes to find out what the average demographics are for the job position. Just to be clear, by demographics we mean the study of population-based factors like age, race, and sex. On top of scouring through resumes, we also took note of job proposals from employers and Census Bureau data. And guess what? We found some pretty interesting information.

Solutions Engineer Diversity

From race to gender and even age, we found the average demographic information on those who work as solutions engineers. Keep reading to find out what the results for solutions engineers were.

Solutions Engineer Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among solutions engineers is White, which makes up 76.1% of all solutions engineers. Comparatively, there are 11.1% of the Asian ethnicity and 7.3% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity.

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  • White, 76.1%
  • Asian, 11.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 7.3%
  • Unknown, 3.4%
  • Black or African American, 1.8%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.3%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Solutions Engineers

The chart below shows that 32.1% of solutions engineers speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Carrier at 11.1% and Chinese is the third-most popular at 8.6%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 32.1%
  • Carrier, 11.1%
  • Chinese, 8.6%
  • French, 7.4%
  • Japanese, 6.2%
  • Other, 34.6%

Most Common Degree for Solutions Engineer

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for solutions engineers. The most common degree for solutions engineers is bachelor's degree. In fact, 62% of solutions engineers earn that degree. A close second is associate degree with 13% and rounding it off is master's degree with 12%.

Job Title
  • Bachelors degree, 62%
  • Associate degree, 13%
  • Masters degree, 12%
  • Diploma degree, 2%
  • Other Degrees, 11%

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Solutions Engineer Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among solutions engineers.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Solutions Engineer Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the solutions engineer position over time.

Male
Female
48%
46%
43%
41%
38%
36%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Solutions Engineer Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of solutions engineers changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

We determined the average age of solutions engineers based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Number Of Years On The Job For Solutions Engineer

By looking over 2,712 solutions engineers resumes, we figured out that the average solutions engineer enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 36%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Solutions Engineer Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of solutions engineer employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of solutions engineers is 40+ years old, which represents 67% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Solutions Engineers with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, senior field applications engineer and senior systems sales engineer have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Wedding Consultant10%87%
Promotional Model13%84%
Escrow Closer13%83%
Solutions Engineer79%16%
Sales Engineering Manager89%8%
Senior Systems Sales Engineer91%6%
Senior Field Applications Engineer91%5%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Senior Field Applications Engineer
Senior Systems Sales Engineer
Sales Engineering Manager
Solutions Engineer
Escrow Closer
Promotional Model
Wedding Consultant
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Solutions Engineers with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to solutions engineers.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Door To Door Selling Distributor7.13%
Stockman7.47%
Appointment Setter8.12%
Solutions Engineer8.25%
Blood Donor Recruiter11.11%
Figure Model13.00%
Real Estate Agent22.36%

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How Much Do Women Make Compared To Men As Solutions Engineer?

male-income
Male Income
$88,079
female-income
Female Income
$84,200

Solutions Engineer Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that White men and Asian men make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
$95,400
$92,995
$90,590
$88,186
$85,781
$83,377
$80,972
$78,567
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Solutions Engineer Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

All Race and Ethnicity
Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
High School Diploma or Less$84,587
Some College/ Associate Degree$86,601
Bachelor's Degree$96,972
Master's Degree$100,916

Solutions Engineer Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

  • Asian
  • Black or African American
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White
$111,830
$106,373
$100,916
$95,459
$90,002
$84,545
$79,088
$73,632
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

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Where Do Solutions Engineers Earn The Most?

The map here shows where solutions engineers earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Where Are Solutions Engineers Located?

By looking through more than 2,712 resumes, we found that the most popular places for solutions engineers are NY, New York and TX, Houston.

Number of Solutions Engineers

Where Are Solutions Engineers In High Demand?

We looked over job openings to determine where in the country solutions engineers are in the most demand.

Jobs Openings

Solutions Engineer Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ solutions engineers. We found that the most common company type is public. In addition, the industry that employs the most solutions engineers is the technology industry.

What Percentage Of Solutions Engineer Jobs Are Remote?

4.5% Remote

Freelance, outsourced or remote workers who spend much of their time working from home.

95.5% On-Site

Some of the vacancies require to stay on-site without possibility of working remotely.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire solutions engineers.

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies Solutions Engineer Work In

Employees with the solutions engineer job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most solutions engineers prefer to work at public companies over private companies.

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Private

Public

Education

Industry Concentration

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ solutions engineers. Those industries include technology, telecommunication and finance.

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Technology

Fortune 500

Telecommunication

Start-up

Finance