Technical Sales Consultant Salary

The average salary for a Technical Sales Consultant in the UK is:


Job profile for a Technical Sales Consultant

Technical Sales Consultant/Engineer Job description A technical sales consultant/engineer combines technical knowledge with sales skills. The emphasis of the work varies depending on the level of technical knowledge required to respond effectively to clients’ needs. Clients are usually technical staff from non-retail organisations, such as factories, public utility providers, local authorities and hospitals. To ensure clients’ and their own company's needs are met, technical sales consultants/engineers liaise regularly with other members of the sales team and colleagues from a range of departments, such as research, development, design, production, and quality, as well as senior company managers. Typical work activities · searching & travelling to new clients who might benefit from company products or services and maximising customer potential in designated regions; · developing & growing long-term relationships with customers; · managing & interpreting customer requirements - speaking with clients to understand, anticipate and meet their needs; · persuading clients that a product or service best satisfies their needs in terms of quality, price and delivery; · calculating client quotations; · negotiating tender & contract terms to meet both client and company needs; · negotiating & closing sales by agreeing terms and conditions; · offering after-sales support services; · administering client accounts; · analysing costs & sales; · preparing reports for head office; · meeting regular sales targets; · recording & maintaining client contact data; · coordinating sales projects; · supporting marketing activities by attending trade shows, conferences & other marketing events; · making technical presentations & demonstrating how a product meets client needs; · providing pre-sales technical assistance & product education; · liaising with other members of the sales team & other technical experts; · solving client problems; · helping in the design of custom-made products; providing training & producing support material for other members of staff.

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Technical Sales Consultant Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £28,000.

The average salary in 2010 was £56,000, based on 2 respondents (a difference of 0% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £38,833, based on 3 respondents (a difference of -31% from the 2010 figure.

The median salary for a Technical Sales Consultant based on all salary survey responses is: £21,894

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Technical Sales Consultant is £16.52.

Technical Sales Consultant Salary By UK Region

These figures use non-job specific statistical weighting from our salary data pool and also include for comparison the salaries for a Technical Sales Consultant job in US Dollars based on a recent exchante rate (last rate update 02/05/2013 with a pound to dollar exchange rate 1.56) for comparisons for our international visitors
Salary US Dollars Region
£29083 $45369.48 North West
£36023 $56195.88 London
£26439 $41244.84 Yorkshire and North East
£28752 $44853.12 South West
£34040 $53102.4 South East
£28091 $43821.96 Scotland
£29744 $46400.64 Northern Ireland
£27761 $43307.16 Wales
£30735 $47946.6 Midlands
£27430 $42790.8 East of England

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Technical Sales Consultant, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £24,786 for a worker in their 20s, £32,388 (30s), £38,336 (40s) and £38,336 (50s).
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