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Sales Engineer Salary in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California

The annual salary statistics of sales engineers in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California is shown in Table 1. The wage information of sales engineers in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos 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 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$65,240
25th Percentile Wage
$76,540
50th Percentile Wage
$101,070
75th Percentile Wage
$127,200
90th Percentile Wage
$157,490

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for sales engineers in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $157,490. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $101,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $65,240.

Median salary trend (2012 to 2018)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of sales engineers from 2012 to 2018.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth6-Year Growth
2018
$101,070
6.37% -0.33%
2017
$94,630
2.43% -
2016
$92,330
0.87% -
2015
$91,530
-13.82% -
2014
$104,180
-2.00% -
2013
$106,260
4.57% -
2012
$101,400
- -

Table 2. Compare Sales Engineer Salary in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $101,070 in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos is in the middle of salary range for sales engineers in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of sales engineers in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos is 25.7 percent (25.7%) lower than that in the highest paying San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles and 20.4 percent (20.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Modesto.

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



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