• Sales Engineers
  • Marketing
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 96,460
    $61,720 range bar $166,140
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Moderately Growing
  • Sales engineers sell business goods or services that require a technical background equivalent to a bachelor's degree in engineering.

What do they typically do

  • Prepare and deliver technical presentations that explain products or services to customers and prospective customers
  • Collaborate with sales teams to understand customer requirements, promote sale of company products, and provide sales support
  • Develop, present, or respond to proposals for specific customer requirements, including request for proposal responses and industry-specific solutions
  • Confer with customers and engineers to assess equipment needs and to determine system requirements
  • Create sales or service contracts for products or services
  • Plan and modify product configurations to meet customer needs
  • Arrange for demonstrations or trial installations of equipment
  • Sell products requiring extensive technical expertise and support for installation and use, such as numerical-control machinery and computer systems

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +0.6%
Job Opening 312

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Education & Training

  • Education

    Most require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.
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    License
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Private Training Programs
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