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How much does a Sales Engineer make in the United States?

Average Sales Engineer Hourly Wage in the United States

Sales Engineers earn a median hourly wage of $46.95. Hourly wages typically start from $26.58 and go up to $79.45.

Average Sales Engineer Yearly Salary in the United States

Sales Engineers earn a median salary of $97,650 per year. Salaries typically start from $55,280 and go up to $165,250.

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    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates, Bachelors
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Sales Engineer Earnings by Seniority

Top End Sales Engineer Earnings

The highest earning Sales Engineers in the United States earn:

$79.45
an hour
$165,250
per year
Senior Sales Engineer Earnings

Senior Sales Engineers in the United States earn:

$62.47
an hour
$129,930
per year
Experienced Sales Engineer Earnings

Experienced Sales Engineers in the United States earn:

$46.95
an hour
$97,650
per year
Junior Sales Engineer Earnings

Junior Sales Engineers in the United States earn:

$34.89
an hour
$72,560
per year
Starting Sales Engineer Earnings

Starting Sales Engineers in the United States earn:

$26.58
an hour
$55,280
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Sales Engineer salary comparison

Sales Engineers earn more than 81% percent of Engineering careers. Sales Engineer salaries are in the top 93% of all careers in the United States.

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Software Engineer Salary $98k
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Historical salary for Sales Engineers in the United States

Sales Engineer salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Sales Engineer Salary in South Dakota $73.34 $152,550 # 1
Sales Engineer Salary in Delaware $68.65 $142,780 # 2
Sales Engineer Salary in Rhode Island $53.95 $112,220 # 3
Sales Engineer Salary in California $51.10 $106,290 # 4
Sales Engineer Salary in Virginia $56.57 $117,660 # 5
Sales Engineer Salary in New Hampshire $51.00 $106,070 # 6
Sales Engineer Salary in Maryland $49.88 $103,750 # 7
Sales Engineer Salary in Hawaii $38.45 $79,970 # 8
Sales Engineer Salary in Oregon $50.81 $105,670 # 9
Sales Engineer Salary in Washington $53.29 $110,840 # 10
Sales Engineer Salary in Florida $51.20 $106,490 # 11
Sales Engineer Salary in Massachusetts $50.06 $104,120 # 12
Sales Engineer Salary in District of Columbia $54.50 $113,350 # 13
Sales Engineer Salary in New York $48.23 $100,310 # 14
Sales Engineer Salary in Texas $47.83 $99,490 # 15
Sales Engineer Salary in Alaska $50.75 $105,560 # 16
Sales Engineer Salary in Colorado $51.28 $106,670 # 17
Sales Engineer Salary in Arizona $49.58 $103,130 # 18
Sales Engineer Salary in Georgia $48.58 $101,050 # 19
Sales Engineer Salary in North Dakota $45.84 $95,340 # 20
Sales Engineer Salary in North Carolina $46.61 $96,940 # 21
Sales Engineer Salary in Illinois $43.71 $90,920 # 22
Sales Engineer Salary in Minnesota $44.39 $92,320 # 23
Sales Engineer Salary in Iowa $42.99 $89,420 # 24
Sales Engineer Salary in Ohio $44.73 $93,040 # 25
Sales Engineer Salary in New Mexico $44.30 $92,150 # 26
Sales Engineer Salary in Oklahoma $41.58 $86,490 # 27
Sales Engineer Salary in New Jersey $45.35 $94,340 # 28
Sales Engineer Salary in Mississippi $37.65 $78,300 # 29
Sales Engineer Salary in Wisconsin $42.15 $87,670 # 30
Sales Engineer Salary in Nevada $46.32 $96,340 # 31
Sales Engineer Salary in Louisiana $43.05 $89,540 # 32
Sales Engineer Salary in Michigan $43.34 $90,140 # 33
Sales Engineer Salary in Alabama $40.72 $84,690 # 34
Sales Engineer Salary in Connecticut $42.75 $88,920 # 35
Sales Engineer Salary in Utah $44.12 $91,780 # 36
Sales Engineer Salary in Missouri $39.67 $82,520 # 37
Sales Engineer Salary in Arkansas $42.60 $88,610 # 38
Sales Engineer Salary in Pennsylvania $39.57 $82,310 # 39
Sales Engineer Salary in Idaho $45.16 $93,930 # 40
Sales Engineer Salary in South Carolina $40.81 $84,890 # 41
Sales Engineer Salary in Tennessee $40.06 $83,320 # 42
Sales Engineer Salary in Nebraska $41.00 $85,280 # 43
Sales Engineer Salary in Vermont $36.68 $76,300 # 44
Sales Engineer Salary in Kansas $37.38 $77,750 # 45
Sales Engineer Salary in Kentucky $35.67 $74,200 # 46
Sales Engineer Salary in West Virginia $39.09 $81,300 # 47
Sales Engineer Salary in Indiana $36.81 $76,570 # 48
Sales Engineer Salary in Maine $34.77 $72,330 # 49
Sales Engineer Salary in Montana $29.38 $61,110 # 50
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

How to Become a Sales Engineer

Interested in becoming a Sales Engineer? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good sales engineer? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

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  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates, Bachelors
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