How much does a Software Sales Engineer make in the United States? The average Software Sales Engineer salary in the United States is $79,617 as of March 26, 2024, but the salary range typically falls between $71,526 and $87,821. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.

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Software Sales Engineer Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Software Sales Engineer Salary $64,160 US March 26, 2024
25th Percentile Software Sales Engineer Salary $71,526 US March 26, 2024
50th Percentile Software Sales Engineer Salary $79,617 US March 26, 2024
75th Percentile Software Sales Engineer Salary $87,821 US March 26, 2024
90th Percentile Software Sales Engineer Salary $95,290 US March 26, 2024
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What is a Software Sales Engineer ?

Sales engineering is a hybrid of sales and engineering that exists in industrial and commercial markets. Buying decisions in these markets are made differently than those in many consumer contexts, being based more on technical information and rational analysis and less on style, fashion, or impulse. Therefore, selling in these markets cannot depend on consumer-type sales methods alone, and instead it relies heavily on technical information and problem-solving to convince buyers that they should spend money on the seller's products or services, in order to meet a business need (that is, to sat...

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ESPO Corporation - Elmhurst , IL
Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer Location: Elmhurst, IL Duration: Permanent - Full-Time Due to accelerating growth, our client, an industry-leading Electrical Equipment Manufacturer in Elmhurst, IL, is looking to add a Mechanical Design Engineer to their team. This Mechanical Design Engineer is responsible for creating, updating, and releasing mechanical drawing packages for assigned projects in compliance with customer and industry specifications. Responsibilities Develop and update mechanical approval drawings, based on design reviews and customer comments, for assigned projects. Develop and release mechanical manufacturing drawings inclusive of sheet metal fabrication details (flat patterns and bend profiles) and mechanical bills of materials to production and purchasing. Ensure drawings are released in time to support the production build schedule. Support manufacturing welding and assembly activities as needed. Support company-wide engineering initiatives to maintain a best-i
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ESPO Corporation - Humble , TX
Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer Location: Houston, TX Duration: Permanent - Full-Time Due to accelerating growth, our client, an industry-leading Electrical Equipment Manufacturer in Houston, TX, is looking to add a Mechanical Design Engineer to their team. This Mechanical Design Engineer is responsible for creating, updating, and releasing mechanical drawing packages for assigned projects in compliance with customer and industry specifications. Responsibilities Develop and update mechanical approval drawings, based on design reviews and customer comments, for assigned projects. Develop and release mechanical manufacturing drawings inclusive of sheet metal fabrication details (flat patterns and bend profiles) and mechanical bills of materials to production and purchasing. Ensure drawings are released in time to support the production build schedule. Support manufacturing welding and assembly activities as needed. Support company-wide engineering initiatives to maintain a best-in-
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Blue Signal Search - South Hackensack , NJ
Our client is a leading systems integrator providing wireless deployment services for in-building DAS, small cells, and enterprise-grade WiFi networks. Their highly-rated scalable solutions meet the huge demand for top-quality wireless coverage in large offices buildings, airports, hospitals, stadiums, military projects, and convention centers. They are hiring a DAS Engineer to design, implement, and troubleshoot DAS systems. The DAS Engineer will provide top-level support for DAS and RF projects. They will work extensively with equipment from major OEMs, including Corning, CommScope, ADRF, and SOLiD. Their work will focus on hands-on design, testing, and implementation support. This Role Offers: Competitive base salary plus performance bonuses, PTO, medical/dental/vision, 401(k) and other perks. Company is consistently profitable and a leader in the DAS market. Strong potential for advancement as the team grows. Strong carrier relationships. Outstanding work-life balance and an employ
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Delta Electronics Americas -
Delta, founded in 1971, is a global leader in switching power supplies and thermal management products with a thriving portfolio of smart energy-saving systems and solutions in the fields of industrial automation, building automation, telecom power, data center infrastructure, EV charging, renewable energy, energy storage and display, to nurture the development of smart manufacturing and sustainable cities. As a world-class corporate citizen guided by its mission statement, “To provide innovative, clean and energy-efficient solutions for a better tomorrow,” Delta leverages its core competence in high-efficiency power electronics and its ESG-embedded business model to address key environmental issues, such as climate change. Delta serves customers through its sales offices, R&D centers and manufacturing facilities spread over close to 200 locations across five continents. Delta has 158 sales offices, 72 R&D centers and 48 manufacturing facilities worldwide Throughout its history, Delta
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Curtiss-Wright Corporation - Portland , OR
Inside Sales Support Engineer-Defense Industry-Onsite Position Curtiss Wright PacStar is currently seeking a talented Inside Sales Support Engineer to join our Professional Services team in Portland OR! As our Sales Support engineer you will be supporting the assigned Sales Account Team and respective programs. In this role, you will provide several key technical customer support functions, including inside sales engineering support, the design, configuration, and installation of PacStar equipment at client sites, and you will be the key customer contact point to provide ongoing technical support and relay customer feedback to PacStar’s engineering teams. Your primary responsibility is to support our EITS & PSP Sales Executives. Location: Portland, OR We Take Care of Our People Paid Time Off I 401K with Employer Match and Profit Sharing I Health and Wellness Benefits I Learning and Development Opportunities I Referral Program I Competitive Pay I Recognition I Employee Stock Purchase Pl
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LiDAR Sales & Support Engineer – West Coast Are you looking to work for a company that makes you feel like family? Are you proactive? Driven? Do you like to have fun while you work? Then we might be the company you need. RIEGL is an international company, and we are looking for the right person to join RIEGL USA at our California office! RIEGL delivers cutting-edge technology in unmanned, airborne, mobile and terrestrial laser scanning solutions. Our core mission is to provide innovative, cutting-edge 3D LiDAR solutions and support to our international customer base. With LiDAR the possibilities are endless. With RIEGL, the possibilities are achievable. We are experiencing constant growth and need more driven people like you! A couple of the responsibilities for the position: Responsible for management of sales and sales activities in the West Coast region Developing new business opportunities and applications for the West Coast Hardware and software trainer for all scanner divisions R
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Career Path for this job

  1. This Job:

    Software Sales Engineer

    0 - 2 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  2. Up a level:

    Sales Engineer II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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