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Fall 2001 Vol. 45, Number 3

Sales engineers

—NUTSHELL:
Technically trained and business oriented, these workers help customers and companies benefit from each other.


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You have technical expertise, but you’re also a “people person.” You don’t want to choose between the two skills when looking for a job, but you don’t want dual careers. What can you do?

For engineers faced with such a dilemma, the solution is simple: combine both interests. Sales engineers meld two very different occupations, using their technical skills and problemsolving ability as well as their enjoyment of working with people. Neither engineering nor sales alone offers the variety of challenges that confront sales engineers.

Keep reading to learn more about this occupation. You’ll find out what sales engineers do, where they work, what their employment and job outlook are, how much they earn, how they train for and advance in their careers, and where you can get more information.

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Last Updated: December 06, 2001