Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Technical Sales make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$112,727 / yrTotal Pay
$74,523 / yrBase Pay
$38,204 / yrAdditional Pay

$112,727

 / yr
$65K$198K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Technical Sales is $112,727 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $74,523 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 $38,204 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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Top Paying Companies

For a Technical Sales in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Technical Sales in United States. Employers include Cisco Systems, Microsoft and Atlassian.

1
Cisco Systems
Cisco Systems
$271,499/yr
958 open jobs
5
IBM
$219,159/yr
10
Eaton
$135,337/yr
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Technical SalesSee 58 salaries from all locations

$219,159

 / yr

$61

 / hr

$11,278

 / mo

$249,476

 / yr

$129

 / hr

$170,251

 / yr

$142,874

 / yr

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Top Paying Industries

For a Technical Sales in United States

The top 4 paying industries for a Technical Sales in United States are Information Technology with a median total pay of $233,702, Manufacturing with a median total pay of $142,874, Energy, Mining & Utilities with a median total pay of $135,114 and Construction, Repair & Maintenance Services with a median total pay of $113,285.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$233,702

    29% Higher than other industries

  • ManufacturingManufacturing$142,874

    16% Lower than other industries

  • Energy, Mining & UtilitiesEnergy, Mining & Utilities$135,114

    23% Lower than other industries

  • Construction, Repair & Maintenance ServicesConstruction, Repair & Maintenance Services$113,285

    46% Lower than other industries

Information Technology

Top paying companies in Information Technology for Technical Sales are Cisco Systems, Microsoft, and Atlassian.

Cisco SystemsCisco Systems$271,499/yr
MicrosoftMicrosoft$249,476/yr
AtlassianAtlassian$233,702/yr

Glassdoor Economist Pay Overview

What is the pay outlook for Sales?

Sales roles are an important part of any business and are likely to grow as the economy expands. Compensation for sales workers often includes commissions, giving high-performing workers the opportunity to earn more. Specialized roles like technical sales also offer the opportunity to earn a higher salary for workers with technical skills. Customer service and communication skills are universally valuable, giving salespeople flexibility to work across companies and industries.

A Technical sales salary range in US can vary based on important factors such as education, skills, certifications, and years of experience. A Technical sales in US can expect to see an entry level salary range of $40,086 to $137,372 per year, based on 3,049 salary contributions. At the highest seniority level, an experienced Technical sales in US can make a salary range of $83,514 to $208,966 with at least 5 years of experience, based on 22 salary contributions. The top 3 companies in US where a Technical sales gets the highest compensation are Anton Paar USA Inc, Tremco Incorporated and Microsoft Corporation. Bigger companies typically pay 35% more than smaller companies for a Technical sales.

Recent Salaries Shared

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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

Technical Sales Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$133,320

/yr

$93K | $40K

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Tech Sales Recruiter

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$40,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Technical Sales Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$70,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Technical Sales Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$105,000

/yr

$95K | $10K

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Technical Sales Representative

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$10,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Technical Sales

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$102,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Technical Sales Representative

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$59,000

/yr

$40K | $19K

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Sales Technician

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$14

/hr

Submitted 2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Tech Sales

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$45,000

/yr

Submitted 2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago

Technical Sales pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Technical Sales is $74,523 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Technical Sales salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 331 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Technical Sales employees.

The highest salary for a Technical Sales in United States is $128,167 per year.

The lowest salary for a Technical Sales in United States is $43,332 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Technical Sales or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Technical Sales.