Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Senior Technical Support Engineer make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$97,178 / yrTotal Pay
$82,028 / yrBase Pay
$15,150 / yrAdditional Pay

$97,178

 / yr
$62K$154K
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The estimated total pay for a Senior Technical Support Engineer is $97,178 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $82,028 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $15,150 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For Senior Technical Support Engineer

$97,178 /yr
Senior Technical Support Engineer
$86,837 /yr
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Top Paying Companies

For a Senior Technical Support Engineer in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Senior Technical Support Engineer in United States. Employers include OPNET, Adobe and Ansys.

1
OPNET
$185,308/yr
2
Adobe
$181,507/yr
3
Ansys
$178,247/yr
4
Hortonworks
$173,553/yr
5
Akamai
$171,430/yr
7
FireEye
$165,844/yr
8
TIBCO Software
$165,217/yr
10
Oracle
$163,644/yr

What are total pay estimates for a Senior Technical Support Engineer at different companies?

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ServiceNow
4.5
Senior Technical Support EngineerSee 385 salaries from all locations

$144,898

 / yr
Informatica
4.1
Senior Technical Support EngineerSee 209 salaries from all locations

$154,655

 / yr
Oracle
3.9
Senior Technical Support EngineerSee 126 salaries from all locations

$163,644

 / yr
VMware
4.3
Senior Technical Support EngineerSee 66 salaries from all locations

$164,344

 / yr

$151,364

 / yr

$133,375

 / yr
T-Mobile
3.8
Senior Technical Support EngineerSee 38 salaries from all locations

$133,473

 / yr

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Tableau Software
3.8
Senior Technical Support EngineerSee 33 salaries from all locations

$163,161

 / yr
PTC
4.2
Senior Technical Support EngineerSee 29 salaries from all locations

$134,431

 / yr

$135,672

 / yr

$130,958

 / yr

$163,218

 / yr
IBM
4.0
Senior Technical Support EngineerSee 22 salaries from all locations

$129,592

 / yr
New Relic
4.0
Senior Technical Support EngineerSee 20 salaries from all locations

$149,678

 / yr

$104,721

 / yr
Salesforce
4.1
Senior Technical Support EngineerSee 20 salaries from all locations

$162,921

 / yr

$144,501

 / yr
Citrix
3.6
Senior Technical Support EngineerSee 17 salaries from all locations

$147,042

 / yr
Microsoft
4.3
Senior Technical Support EngineerSee 16 salaries from all locations

$171,061

 / yr
Genesys
4.0
Senior Technical Support EngineerSee 15 salaries from all locations

$152,600

 / yr
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Top Paying Industries

For a Senior Technical Support Engineer in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Senior Technical Support Engineer in United States are Information Technology with a median total pay of $149,439, Telecommunications with a median total pay of $136,521, Aerospace & Defense with a median total pay of $126,497, Manufacturing with a median total pay of $125,096, and Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology with a median total pay of $124,567.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$149,439

    3% Higher than other industries

  • TelecommunicationsTelecommunications$136,521

    6% Lower than other industries

  • Aerospace & DefenseAerospace & Defense$126,497

    15% Lower than other industries

  • ManufacturingManufacturing$125,096

    16% Lower than other industries

  • Pharmaceutical & BiotechnologyPharmaceutical & Biotechnology$124,567

    17% Lower than other industries

Information Technology

Top paying companies in Information Technology for Senior Technical Support Engineer are OPNET, Adobe, and Ansys.

OPNETOPNET$185,308/yr
AdobeAdobe$181,507/yr
AnsysAnsys$178,247/yr

Glassdoor Economist Pay Overview

What is the pay outlook for Information Technology?

Overall demand for information technology workers will continue to grow as companies increasingly rely on data and technology. Individual job outlook varies by profession; demand for more specialized jobs, like cybersecurity analysts, is expected to grow significantly, while other jobs are vulnerable to outsourcing. IT jobs, which are particularly well-suited for remote work, usually require higher education or certifications and offer higher than average salaries.

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date or Time

Sr Technical Support Engineer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$94,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Senior Technical Leader

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$168,000

/yr

$144K | $24K

Submitted 2 days ago

7-9 years
2 days ago
Senior Technical Support Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$86,200

/yr

$76K | $10K

Submitted 2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Senior Technical Support Engineer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$79,000

/yr

$65K | $14K

Submitted 2 days ago

7-9 years
2 days ago
Senior Technical Support Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$165,000

/yr

$105K | $60K

Submitted 2 days ago

4-6 years
2 days ago
Senior Technical Support Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$73,000

/yr

Submitted 2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Senior Technical Support Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$143,667

/yr

$100K | $44K

Submitted 3 days ago

4-6 years
3 days ago
Senior Associate Technical Support Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$78,000

/yr

$76K | $2K

Submitted 3 days ago

1-3 years
3 days ago
Senior Technical Support Engineer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$94,000

/yr

Submitted 3 days ago

7-9 years
3 days ago

Senior Technical Support Engineer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Senior Technical Support Engineer is $82,028 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Senior Technical Support Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2254 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Technical Support Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Senior Technical Support Engineer in United States is $125,925 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Technical Support Engineer in United States is $53,433 per year.

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