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Sales Engineer Salary in Modesto, California

The annual salary statistics of sales engineers in Modesto, California is shown in Table 1. The wage information of sales engineers in Modesto is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2018 and published in April 2019 [1].

Table 1. Annual Salary of Sales Engineers in Modesto, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,520
25th Percentile Wage
$62,960
50th Percentile Wage
$80,420
75th Percentile Wage
$101,650
90th Percentile Wage
$138,750

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for sales engineers in Modesto, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $138,750. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $80,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $51,520.

Median salary trend

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of sales engineers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$80,420
7.20% 7.20%
2016
$74,630
-5.36% -
2015
$78,630
-14.47% -
2014
$90,010
17.09% -
2012
$74,630
- -

Table 2. Compare Sales Engineer Salary in Modesto with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $80,420, Modesto is the lowest paying city for sales engineers in state of California, following city of San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles (median annual salary of $136,050). Compared with the highest paying city San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, the median annual salary of sales engineers in Modesto is 40.9 percent (40.9%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$136,050
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$132,840
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara
$119,380
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$115,520
Fresno
$114,520
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$114,410
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$109,920
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$108,920
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$106,570
Yuba City
$104,320
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim
$103,690
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$101,070
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$99,810
Vallejo-Fairfield
$99,120
Bakersfield-Delano
$97,860
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$96,030
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$95,900
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$94,460
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$91,560
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$90,170
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$89,810
Modesto
$80,420



See also: Top paying jobs in Modesto, California.