Technical Sales Specialist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$92,000
$64,000
$92,000
$132,000
The average Technical Sales Specialist makes about $92,388 per year. That's $44.42 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $64,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $132,000. Many of Technical Sales Specialists seem to be drawn to Technology and Health Care companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case Technical Sales Specialists tend to work at Technology, Health Care, and Retail companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma pay Technical Sales Specialists the highest salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Houston, TX
$103,489
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Map of Technical Sales Specialist Salaries

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

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Average Technical Sales Specialist Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a Technical Sales Specialist is roughly $92,388 per year, which boils down to $44.42 per hour. Interestingly enough, Technical Sales Specialists have the highest salaries in Houston, TX at about $103,489 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Houston, TX is $52,000. Additionally, Technical Sales Specialists make more than the average salary in Bentonville, AR, Phoenix, AZ, Atlanta, GA, New York, NY, and San Francisco, CA. On a more broad level, Technical Sales Specialist salaries are highest in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Arizona, Georgia, and Michigan. On the contrary, Hawaii, South Dakota, and Montana offer the lowest Technical Sales Specialist salaries.

Average Technical Sales Specialist Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a Technical Sales Specialist, working for Google or Microsoft might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Apple and IBM report highly competitive salaries for Technical Sales Specialists.
Company
Average Salary
$132,995
$133k
$132,673
$133k
$126,114
$126k
$112,104
$112k
$101,549
$102k

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Average Technical Sales Specialist Pay By Industry

The salary for a Technical Sales Specialist can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for Technical Sales Specialists tend to be found in Technology, Health Care, and Retail companies. In fact, Technical Sales Specialists can make a yearly salary of $101,595 while working for Technology companies.
Industry
Average Salary
Technology
Technology
$101,595
$102k
Health Care
Health Care
$89,661
$90k
Retail
Retail
$83,205
$83k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$78,898
$79k

Technical Sales Specialist Salary History

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Technical Sales Specialist Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Technical Sales Specialist can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Technical Sales Specialist Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Information Technology Sales Specialist
Information Technology Sales Specialist
03/06/2020
03/06/2020
$35,000
$35,000
03/06/2020
Pursuit Sales Solutions
Pursuit Sales Solutions
Technical Sales Specialist
Technical Sales Specialist
Technical Sales Specialist
12/31/2019
12/31/2019
$130,000
$130,000
12/31/2019
Treeline, Inc.
Treeline, Inc.
Technical Sales Specialist
Technical Sales Specialist
Technical Sales Specialist
12/31/2019
12/31/2019
$100,000
$100,000
12/31/2019
Technical Sales Specialist I (Sales Engineer)
Technical Sales Specialist I (Sales Engineer)
06/28/2019
06/28/2019
$70,484
$70,484
06/28/2019
Smarttalent
Smarttalent
Technical Sales Specialist
Technical Sales Specialist
Technical Sales Specialist
06/03/2019
06/03/2019
$50,000
$50,000
06/03/2019
ITW Gaylord
ITW Gaylord
Technical Sales Specialist
Technical Sales Specialist
Technical Sales Specialist
06/02/2019
06/02/2019
$60,000
$60,000
06/02/2019
Technical Sales Specialist
Technical Sales Specialist
05/09/2019
05/09/2019
$84,460
$84,460
05/09/2019
RYCO Hydraulics
RYCO Hydraulics
Technical Sales Specialist
Technical Sales Specialist
Technical Sales Specialist
04/23/2019
04/23/2019
$58,720
$58,720
04/23/2019
Flysoft Inc.
Flysoft Inc.
Technology Sales Specialist
Technology Sales Specialist
Technology Sales Specialist
03/19/2019
03/19/2019
$95,098
$95,098
03/19/2019
Technical Sales Specialist Antibodies and Immunoassay Systems
Technical Sales Specialist Antibodies and Immunoassay Systems
03/13/2019
03/13/2019
$92,000
$92,000
03/13/2019