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Sales Engineers Skills

Below are the skills needed to be sales engineers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Skill NameImportanceCompetence
Persuasion4.254.25
Reading Comprehension44.75
Critical Thinking44
Social Perceptiveness44
Speaking44.12

Sales Engineers Abilities

Below are the abilities needed to be sales engineers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Ability NameImportanceCompetence
Oral Comprehension4.124.75
Oral Expression4.125
Speech Recognition44.12
Written Comprehension44.5
Deductive Reasoning3.884

Sales Engineers Knowledge

Below are the knowledge areas needed to be sales engineers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Knowledge AreaImportanceCompetence
Sales and Marketing4.294.87
Customer and Personal Service4.065.31
Computers and Electronics3.844.85
Engineering and Technology3.664.23
English Language3.663.98

Sales Engineers Work activities

Below are the work activities involved in being sales engineers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work ActivityImportanceCompetence
Communicating with Persons Outside Organization4.755.87
Selling or Influencing Others4.735.74
Interacting With Computers4.644.8
Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships4.465.65
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates4.345.23

Sales Engineers Work styles

Below are the work styles involved in being sales engineers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work StyleImportance
Dependability4.5
Cooperation4.43
Integrity4.38
Persistence4.26
Analytical Thinking4.26

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for
Sales Engineers

Listed below are the 10 largest metro areas based on the total number of people employed in Sales Engineers jobs , as of 2017

   
Metro AreaTotal EmploymentAnnual Mean Salary
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington4,300 $106,890
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim3,780 $118,920
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward2,510 $119,480
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood2,390 $126,830
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara2,040 $129,890
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell1,720 $93,000
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale1,600 $107,530
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue1,240 $122,360
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn1,190 $103,060
Austin-Round Rock1,080 $116,760

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Source : 2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

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