Information About Sales Engineers

Training Requirements for Sales Engineers

Sales engineers need bachelor's degree.

Degrees for Sales engineers
Training for Sales Engineers
Percent
Less than High School 0.6
High School 4.1
Some College 14.2
Associates Degree 10.5
Bachelors Degree 54.6
Masters Degree 15.3
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.6

Employment outlook for Sales Engineers

Represents about 69,000 people in the United States.

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 4,000 more sales engineers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 23,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, sales engineers make $52.35 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Sales engineers $27.40 $35.77 $48.08 $63.50 $80.05
Sales and related occupations $8.72 $9.72 $12.78 $22.23 $37.65
Other sales and related workers $9.37 $11.21 $15.65 $27.95 $49.24
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, sales engineers make $108,880 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Sales engineers $56,990 $74,400 $100,000 $132,080 $166,500
Sales and related occupations $18,150 $20,210 $26,590 $46,230 $78,300
Other sales and related workers $19,490 $23,310 $32,550 $58,130 $102,430
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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