Sales Engineer Salary

sales-engineer-salary-chart-template.jpgSales engineers sell business services and goods which require the technical familiarity involved in an engineering four-year degree.

Salary

The average salary of sales engineers is $99,290 annually. The median salary is $91,820 yearly. The lowest 10% earns at most $55,660; the highest 10% earns $150,970 annually.

The best industries for employment are computer systems design and related services (11,060 employed; $109,510 annually); wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers (6,880 employed; $108,420); and household appliances and electrical and electronic goods merchants wholesalers (4,920 employed; $98,050). The top paying industry is electric power generation, transmission, and distribution, which pays $153,280 yearly on average.

The three top paying states are Maine ($117,730 average), Washington ($115,580), and Florida ($114,820).

Job Outlook

The job outlook of sales engineers is expected to increase 9% from 2012 to 2022. This projection is about average.

Sales Engineer Salary by State

State Lowest 10% Median Salary Highest 10% Average Salary
Alabama $43,850 $69,420 $118,750 $79,320
Arizona $54,560 $87,540 $137,180 $90,850
Arkansas $53,200 $88,790 $139,600 $92,560
California $61,050 $103,840 $167,670 $110,110
Colorado $55,100 $96,310 $154,110 $101,180
Connecticut $62,280 $86,010 $121,210 $91,290
Delaware $72,070 $102,390 $169,990 $110,590
Florida $64,160 $99,780 NA $114,820
Georgia $50,640 $84,940 $133,280 $87,620
Hawaii $45,130 $60,900 $163,510 $81,640
Idaho $55,810 $90,110 $141,390 $94,660
Illinois $50,980 $84,930 $135,900 $90,870
Indiana $44,480 $78,610 $122,510 $83,380
Iowa $53,310 $83,860 $130,160 $86,050
Kansas $56,740 $72,650 $140,560 $85,380
Kentucky $46,960 $84,970 $137,660 $87,130
Louisiana $50,330 $85,890 $144,350 $92,080
Maine $59,270 $86,600 NA $117,730
Maryland $48,490 $99,620 $178,680 $107,440
Massachusetts $62,560 $94,780 $150,360 $102,000
Michigan $53,070 $75,270 $118,220 $81,880
Minnesota $54,870 $84,090 $145,990 $92,920
Mississippi $52,460 $72,600 $113,720 $78,220
Missouri $48,850 $85,990 $145,960 $93,730
Montana $51,080 $71,770 $115,230 $77,560
Nebraska $63,680 $87,720 $155,660 $95,980
Nevada $45,150 $82,080 $130,810 $87,480
New Hampshire $66,750 $104,410 $174,650 $110,990
New Jersey $57,100 $99,210 $161,460 $104,680
New Mexico $43,180 $83,360 $134,690 $83,040
New York $62,180 $99,870 $152,090 $102,650
North Carolina $56,400 $87,420 $132,690 $90,330
North Dakota $50,340 $74,780 $102,720 $76,240
Ohio $53,500 $81,590 $148,690 $88,340
Oklahoma $48,650 $73,970 $118,780 $79,790
Oregon $63,530 $99,600 $155,000 $103,230
Pennsylvania $53,420 $82,900 $137,980 $90,040
South Carolina $48,600 $74,980 $114,990 $78,030
Tennessee $59,210 $92,260 $143,420 $96,050
Texas $56,300 $94,780 $150,880 $103,360
Utah $58,320 $92,340 $124,020 $94,010
Vermont $48,140 $75,090 $104,310 $75,670
Virginia $63,970 $107,950 $168,690 $113,940
Washington $63,940 $103,670 NA $115,580
West Virginia $63,810 $83,610 $115,350 $85,010
Wisconsin $53,160 $77,730 $118,940 $83,220