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Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

41-9031 Sales Engineers



Sell business goods or services, the selling of which requires a technical background equivalent to a baccalaureate degree in engineering. Excludes "Engineers" (17-2011 through 17-2199) whose primary function is not marketing or sales.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 52032$57.11/hr$32.23/hr$40.13/hr$53.29/hr$69.76/hr$81.55/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
ConstructionN/AN/A
Manufacturing170$47.71/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities240$62.74/hr
Information140$51.34/hr
Professional and Business Services100$62.99/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change -10-
Minnesota N/AN/A3.5%
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/AN/AN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Balance of State 10$41.36/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 20$51.80/hr9.7%
Northwest Balance of State 20$54.43/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 20$51.03/hr9.3%
Southeast Minnesota 20$51.91/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 30$51.64/hr2.9%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 520$53.29/hr2.5%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 560$53.11/hrN/A


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Architectural and Engineering Managers 4,080$78.93/hr3.6%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 6,380$40.65/hr3.5%
Computer and Information Systems Managers 8,920$77.61/hr8.3%


  • Document account activities, generate reports, and keep records of business transactions with customers and suppliers.
  • Recommend improved materials or machinery to customers, documenting how such changes will lower costs or increase production.
  • Identify resale opportunities and support them to achieve sales plans.
  • Provide technical and non-technical support and services to clients or other staff members regarding the use, operation, and maintenance of equipment.
  • Provide information needed for the development of custom-made machinery.
  • Visit prospective buyers at commercial, industrial, or other establishments to show samples or catalogs, and to inform them about product pricing, availability, and advantages.
  • Research and identify potential customers for products or services.
  • Keep informed on industry news and trends, products, services, competitors, relevant information about legacy, existing, and emerging technologies, and the latest product-line developments.
  • Arrange for demonstrations or trial installations of equipment.
  • Confer with customers and engineers to assess equipment needs and to determine system requirements.