Sales engineers
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Overview
Sales engineers sell complex scientific and technological products or services to businesses. They must have extensive knowledge of the products’ parts and functions and must understand the scientific processes that make these products work.
Predicted employment growth
Over the next decade, jobs for sales engineers are expected to grow by 7%, and should have about 8,300 job openings a year.
Safety from automation
Sales engineers are less likely to be automated than 96% of other careers.
Workforce size
Sales engineers, with 74,900 workers, are near the middle of all careers in the number employed.
Education
About 71% of sales engineers have at least a bachelor's degree.
Education attained by sales engineers
High School
Some College
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
Doctorate
Context: workers with bachelor's degrees
More sales engineers have bachelor's degrees than 81% of other careeers.
Salaries
The median (middle) salary for sales engineers is higher than 93% of all other jobs' middle salaries. The graph shows inflation-adjusted salaries for most sales engineers.
This job's median $101KAll jobs' median $39K$103K$38K20142015201620172018$0$50K$100K$150K$200K
Context: Median Salary
Gender
Women account for 8% of sales engineers -- that's a smaller percentage than 80% of other jobs.
Gender of sales engineers
Men
Women
Context: Salary inequity
For each career, we compared the median (middle) men's salary to the median women's salary. For sales engineers, the median men's salary was 26% more the median woman's salary.
Race/Origin
About 12% of sales engineers are minority, and 13% are foreign-born.
Race/origin of sales engineers
White
Black
Pacific Islander
Hispanic
Asian
American Indian
Multiracial
Other
Context: Foreign-born workers (13%)
Where are the most jobs?
We ranked the number of jobs in Sales Engineers per thousand workers in each state, DC, and Puerto Rico. The darker the blue, the higher the job density.
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Job benefits
Employer or union-sponsored pension plans are offered to 61% of sales engineers, and 85% have company-sponsored health insurance (15% have dependents enrolled in their employer's health plan).
Employer-provided health coverage for sales engineers
100% premiums covered
Partial premiums covered
Plan with no cost sharing
No health insurance
Top college degrees
Here are the top college degrees held by the 71% of people in this job who have at least a bachelor's degree. Some of degrees may link to multiple programs due to the way Census classifies college majors. Click on a program to learn more about career opportunities for people who major in that field.
The downside
Some jobs are more stressful than others, and some are just plain dangerous. The following list gives the percentages of sales engineers who report hazardous or difficult situations typically occurring at least once a week.
  • Time Pressure (51%)
  • Frequency of Conflict Situations (45%)
  • Deal With Unpleasant or Angry People (40%)
SOURCES:24.0 O*NET
Salary and diversity
Salary overview
What do sales engineers earn?

In this section, we want to give you a clear idea of what you can expect to earn in this career. We use two sources of data here: the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), which asks employers to classify their workforce and to report salaries using the SOC-specialty level of reporting, and the American Community Survey (ACS), which asks people to classify their jobs using the broad classifications that ididio uses for career profiles, and to self-report their salaries. For some jobs, the differences in survey approaches between BLS and ACS can paint a very different end-picture. Whenever possible, we provide data from both sources.

The BLS-compiled salary data is reported by companies for their employees. This data excludes self-employed workers. We first show the distribution of salaries for sales engineers, and then we show how the middle (median) salary for sales engineers compares to the BLS-computed median salaries of other careers.
Distribution: Salaries for sales engineers (BLS Salary Data)
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Context: Median salaries across careers (BLS Salary Data)
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We compiled household data from the ACS to determine the salaries that people working at least 35 hours a week report themselves to earn. Unlike the BLS estimates, this data includes self-employed wages. We first show the full salary distribution for all sales engineers, and then we show how the median (middle) salary for sales engineers compares to the median ACS-reported salary of other careers.
Distribution: Salaries for sales engineers (ACS Salary Data)
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Context: Median salaries across careers (ACS Salary Data)
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Employers and salary
A look at employers and corresponding salaries
The donut shares the break-down of workers by employer type, and following we show the salary distributions for these workers based on those employer types. For some careers, the salaries can be vastly different between private, government, and self-employment. As with our salary overview, we view the both the BLS economists' salary profiles and the household-reported salaries from ACS to get a thorough understanding of where sales engineers work and for what salary. We have the great faith in the accuracy of economist-vetted BLS data; however, the BLS restrictions on which employers are surveyed skews the data a bit (read more in the sources), and the ACS responses provide different and useful categorizations of employers and salaries.
Employers of Sales engineers (ACS)
Private for-profit (97.1%)
Private not-for-profit (0.1%)
Local government (0.0%)
State government (0.1%)
Federal government (0.1%)
Self-employed incorporated (2.0%)
Self-employed not incorporated (0.7%)
Working without pay (0.0%)
Distribution: Salaries of sales engineers by type of employer (ACS data)
Following are the salary distributions by employer type calculated by aggregating individual household survey responses.
$98K$100K$0$50,000$100,000$150,000$200,000Private for-profitAll
Distribution: Salaries of sales engineers by type of employer (BLS data)
Following are the salary distributions by employer type as reported by BLS based on large employer-focused surveys. We note that smaller employer categories are not included by BLS.
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Age and career advancement
Salary growth for sales engineers

The biggest take-away from the following two charts is the relationship between salary and experience that we can infer from age. Does this job seem to attract especially younger or older workers? Does it reward experience?

Take a minute a look at how much you might expect your salary to increase with each five years' experience, as well as how the numbers working in this career changes. We only provide this data when there are enough consistent ACS survey responses to allow a reasonable margin of error, so for some careers you will see gaps in our reporting of salary by age.

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Our only sources for career data containing age, gender, or origin/race come from the Census Bureau. To provide these breakdowns, we have aggregated ACS person-level career survey responses by career, gender, race, and age. These graphics reflect the results of our aggregations, and are useful for identifying trends. A careful statistical study of the impact of age, gender, and race on salaries would correct for other factors that could be contributing to salary differences.

Gender and Equity
Sales engineers and gender

With 8% women, this occupation has a lower percentage of women than 80% of careers.

Context: Women in the workforce
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Gender of Sales engineers
Men (92%)
Women (8%)
Distribution: Salaries by gender

As we'll illustrate at the bottom of this section, the median (middle) salary for all full-time male workers in the US exceeds the full-time median salary for women by 20%, and the difference for sales engineers tops that, with the median salary for men 26% higher than the median salary for women. This chart shows you the salary range for most workers by gender.

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Context: Salary Inequity

Nationwide there are twenty careers for which men do not have a higher median (middle) salary than women. The chart below shows the salary inequity, the percentage by which the median men's salary is higher than the median women's salary, for most jobs. Sales engineers have one of the higher percentage increases for men's salary, with the increase for the men's median salary over the women's median salary in this job even higher than that for 72% of other jobs.

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Our only sources for career data containing age, gender, or origin/race come from the Census Bureau. To provide these breakdowns, we have aggregated ACS person-level career survey responses by career, gender, race, and age. These graphics reflect the results of our aggregations, and are useful for identifying trends. A careful statistical study of the impact of age, gender, and race on salaries would correct for other factors that could be contributing to salary differences.

Race/Origin
Race and origin of sales engineers

The representation of minority and foreign-born workers is quite different between careers, and the relative pay of those workers also varies significantly between careers. There is a smaller percentage of minority sales engineers than for 86% of other careers. The percentage of foreign-born workers in this career is near the middle of all careers.

Race/origin of sales engineers
White (87% )
Asian (7% )
Multiracial (2% )
Black (2% )
Other (1% )
Hispanic (0% )
American Indian (0% )
Pacific Islander (0% )
Context: Representation of minorities in the workforce
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Context: Representation of foreign-born workers
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Distribution: Salaries for sales engineers by race/origin

For some careers, there is a pay disparity depending on race or origin, though this is not prevalent. We calculate standard errors for all of our calculations, and when the error is high we do not show results. Therefore, for some jobs will have omitted race/origin categories.

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Distribution: Salaries for sales engineers by nativity
$98K$101K$0$50K$100K$150K$200KAll native citizensAll foreign-born

Our only sources for career data containing age, gender, or origin/race come from the Census Bureau. To provide these breakdowns, we have aggregated ACS person-level career survey responses by career, gender, race, and age. These graphics reflect the results of our aggregations, and are useful for identifying trends. A careful statistical study of the impact of age, gender, and race on salaries would correct for other factors that could be contributing to salary differences.

Pathways to this career
Education requirements and salary
Education attained by sales engineers

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), sales engineers typically hold a bachelor's degree.

Sometimes the typical education identified by the BLS differs a bit from the reality of the how much education current workers actually have. The donut shows the education level held by people currently working as sales engineers as reported in responses to the American Community Survey. Following, we investigate whether education level influences salary for sales engineers.

Education attained by sales engineers
None
High School
Some College
Associate's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
Professional Deg/Doct
Doctorate
Details: Education and training recommended for sales engineers

Sales engineers typically need a bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related field. However, a worker without a degree, but with previous sales experience as well as technical experience or training, may become a sales engineer. Workers who have a degree in a science, such as chemistry, or in business with little or no previous sales experience, also may become sales engineers.

University engineering programs generally require 4 years of study. They vary in content, but all programs include courses in math and the physical sciences. In addition, most programs require developing strong computer skills.

Most engineering programs require students to choose an area of specialization. The most common majors are electrical, mechanical, or civil engineering, but some engineering departments offer additional majors, such as chemical, biomedical, or computer hardware engineering. However, some undergraduate programs offer a general engineering curriculum; students then specialize in a particular area either on the job or in graduate school.

Distribution: Salary by education level

What level of education is truly needed for sales engineers? Below we see the distribution of sales engineers salaries based on the education attained. These comparisons are based on all survey responses by those who identified themselves as sales engineers, and are not intended as a statistical analysis of salary differences that would correct for non-educational factors that could contribute to high or low earnings.

$102K$97K$85K$98K$104K$0$50K$100K$150K$200KHigh School (4%)Some College (15%)Associate's Degree (10%)Bachelor's Degree (55%)Master's Degree (15%)
Bachelor's degree pathways
College majors held by sales engineers

This table shows the college majors held by people working as sales engineers. Select any degree to see detailed information. We are able to connect careers to degrees using the American Community Survey (ACS), and their degrees are defined a little differently from our programs, which are based on standard CIP classifications. Therefore, selecting some degrees will lead to a selection of CIP-level programs from which to choose.

If you see "**" before the name of a degree/program, that means this field is one that the Department of Education believes is preparatory for this career. However, you can see from this list that those recommendations are far from your only path to this job!

Degree
Select any title to learn more about that degree
Percentage of Sales engineers with this degree
Salary for all majors
Salary distribution (across jobs). Showing 0-$200,000.
Median
Middle 50%
Middle 80%
Education
Final education level of all people with this major
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
Doctorate
Gender
Gender of people this bachelor's degree
Men
Women
15.1%
$0$200K$89K
11.0%
$0$200K$97K
8.3%
$0$200K$80K
5.7%
$0$200K$87K
3.8%
$0$200K$63K
3.0%
$0$200K$92K
2.4%
$0$200K$92K
2.3%
$0$200K$73K
2.2%
$0$200K$83K
2.1%
$0$200K$53K
1.8%
$0$200K$73K
1.7%
$0$200K$60K
1.4%
$0$200K$56K
1.3%
$0$200K$86K
1.3%
$0$200K$72K
The link between degrees and careers
The link between degrees and careers

With the following "sankey" diagram, you can follow the top ten bachelor's degrees held by people working as sales engineers, and then, in turn, you can see the 10 occupations that hire the most of each degree's graduates. This visualization links fields of studies and careers, suggesting both similar careers and options for degrees. The full list of bachelor's degrees held by sales engineers given in the previous section reminds us that there are many paths to these careers beyond what we can summarize here.

This job
Top 10 majors
Each major's top ten jobs
Mechanical engineersEngineers (specialized areas)Managers (specialized areas)Applications and systems software developersArchitectural and engineering managersIndustrial engineersCivil engineersAerospace engineersChief executives and legislatorsPostsecondary teachersElectrical and electronics engineersComputer and information systems managersComputer programmersManagement analystsComputer occupations (specialized areas)Computer systems analystsComputer support specialistsNetwork and computer systems administratorsAccountants and auditorsFirst-line supervisors of retail sales workersFinancial managersWholesale and manufacturing sales representativesSecretaries and administrative assistantsHuman resources workersFirst-line supervisors of non-retail sales workersMarketing and sales managersRetail salespersonsElementary and middle school teachersChemical engineersPhysicians and surgeonsPhysical scientists (specialized areas)General and operations managersIndustrial production managersComputer hardware engineersLawyers, judges, and magistratesPersonal financial advisorsMechanical EngineeringElectrical EngineeringGeneral EngineeringComputer ScienceBusiness Management andAdministrationGeneral BusinessChemical EngineeringIndustrial andManufacturing EngineeringComputer EngineeringEconomicsAll other degrees
Switching Careers
Most common new jobs
The most common next careers for sales engineers

What jobs will most sales engineers hold next year?

The data in this chart comes from person interviews for the Census Bureau's Current Population Survey. The survey interviews households eight times over a two-year period, allowing us a glimpse into how people move from job to job. You can see more details from the results of the survey in our last tab in this section, and you can read about our methodology in our source descriptions.

Here we see all of the jobs that at least 1% of sales engineers reported holding in their second year's survey. Is your future job on this list?

Sales engineersWholesale and manufacturing sales representativesMarketing and sales managersService sales representativesApplications and systems software developersMechanical engineersManagers (specialized areas)Retail salespersonsArchitectural and engineering managersSales workersFirst-line supervisors of non-retail sales workersComputer and information systems managersEngineers (specialized areas)Industrial engineersnacsOcc_1500Therapists (specialized areas)First-line supervisors of production and operating workersFirst-line supervisors of retail sales workersLogisticiansPainters and paperhangersFinancial managersPurchasing agentsCivil engineersManagement analystsFurniture finishersDesignersElectrical and electronics engineersPurchasing managersIndustrial production managersComputer network architectsProduction, planning, and expediting clerksComputer occupations (specialized areas)
Lateral career moves
Lateral job transitions for sales engineers

A lateral career transition is a move to a job with similar pay and responsibilities. A move to such a job can offer a change of pace without an increase in stress or a decrease in pay. The following table simply identifies all 14 jobs which were held by at least 1% of survey respondents before working as sales engineers as well as 1% of respondents after working as sales engineers. Select a row to investigate the job's full description and determine if it truly offers an opportunity for a lateral transition.

Lateral-move careers for sales engineers
Annual openings
How many openings are expected each year?
Salary
Salary distribution for people in this occupation. Range is 0-$200,000.
Median
Middle 50%
Middle 80%
Education
High School
Some College
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
Doctorate
Gender
Men
Women
Retail salespersons
676,200
$0$200K$31K
Wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives
197,500
$0$200K$61K
Service sales representatives
131,900
$0$200K$57K
Applications and systems software developers
118,900
$0$200K$96K
Managers (specialized areas)
84,000
$0$200K$72K
Designers
61,700
$0$200K$51K
First-line supervisors of non-retail sales workers
39,600
$0$200K$59K
Purchasing agents
23,900
$0$200K$53K
Electrical and electronics engineers
23,100
$0$200K$93K
Mechanical engineers
21,200
$0$200K$83K
Sales workers
14,200
$0$200K$51K
Architectural and engineering managers
13,600
$0$200K$121K
Computer network architects
11,700
$0$200K$95K
Engineers (specialized areas)
10,900
$0$200K$90K
Full prior and next career listings
Prior and next careers for sales engineers: full listings

What do people typically do before and after they work as sales engineers? Here are the full lists of all jobs that at least 1% of sales engineers surveyed reported as holding a year earlier or later.

Choose which type of transition to view
Prior jobs
Next jobs
Prior careers for sales engineers
Annual openings
How many openings are expected each year?
Salary
Salary distribution for people in this occupation. Range is 0-$200,000.
Median
Middle 50%
Middle 80%
Education
High School
Some College
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
Doctorate
Gender
Men
Women
Percentage Transitioning
What percentage worked in this job the previous year?
Retail salespersons
676,200
$0$200K$31K
2.6%
Driver/sales workers and truck drivers
376,900
$0$200K$41K
1.8%
General office clerks
356,600
$0$200K$33K
1.5%
Wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives
197,500
$0$200K$61K
13.1%
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks
188,400
$0$200K$38K
1.7%
Service sales representatives
131,900
$0$200K$57K
4.4%
Applications and systems software developers
118,900
$0$200K$96K
4.7%
Managers (specialized areas)
84,000
$0$200K$72K
4.4%
Automotive service technicians and mechanics
78,200
$0$200K$36K
1.3%
Designers
61,700
$0$200K$51K
1.1%
Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers
52,700
$0$200K$39K
1.7%
First-line supervisors of non-retail sales workers
39,600
$0$200K$59K
1.3%
Construction managers
34,800
$0$200K$66K
1.1%
Personal financial advisors
26,100
$0$200K$72K
1.5%
Purchasing agents
23,900
$0$200K$53K
1.3%
Electrical and electronics engineers
23,100
$0$200K$93K
2.2%
Mechanical engineers
21,200
$0$200K$83K
6.1%
Computer programmers
15,700
$0$200K$82K
1.4%
Sales workers
14,200
$0$200K$51K
3.0%
Architectural and engineering managers
13,600
$0$200K$121K
1.8%
Read about sales engineers
Responsibilities and activities
Responsibilities and activities

Sales engineers typically do the following:

  • Prepare and deliver technical presentations explaining products or services to existing and prospective customers
  • Talk with customers and engineers to assess equipment needs and to determine system requirements
  • Collaborate with sales teams to understand customer requirements and provide sales support
  • Secure and renew orders and arrange delivery
  • Plan and modify products to meet customer needs
  • Help clients solve problems with installed equipment
  • Recommend improved materials or machinery to customers, showing how changes will lower costs or increase production
  • Help in researching and developing new products

Sales engineers specialize in technologically and scientifically advanced products. They use their technical skills to explain the benefits of their products or services to potential customers and to show how their products or services are better than their competitors’. Some sales engineers work for the companies that design and build technical products. Others work for independent sales firms.

Many of the duties of sales engineers are similar to those of other salespersons. They must interest the client in buying their products or services, negotiate a price, and complete the sale. To do this, sales engineers give technical presentations during which they explain the technical aspects of the product and how it will solve a specific customer problem.

Some sales engineers team with other salespersons, such as wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives, who concentrate on marketing and selling the product, which lets the sales engineer concentrate on the technical aspects of the job. By working as part of a sales team, each member is able to focus on his or her strengths and expertise.

In addition to giving technical presentations, sales engineers are increasingly doing other tasks related to sales, such as market research. They also may ask for technical requirements from customers and modify and adjust products to meet customers’ specific needs. Some sales engineers work with research and development (R&D) departments to help identify and develop new products.

Personality and skills
Personality and skills

Can you see yourself in the ranks of sales engineers? Here are the skills and traits that could lead to success.

Interpersonal skills
Strong interpersonal skills are a valuable characteristic for sales engineers, both for building relationships with clients and effectively communicating with other members of the sales team.
Problem-solving skills
Sales engineers must be able to listen to the customer’s desires and concerns, and then recommend solutions, such as customizing a product for the customer.
Self-confidence
Sales engineers should be confident and persuasive when making sales presentations.
Technological skills
Sales engineers must have extensive knowledge of the technologically sophisticated products they sell in order to explain their advantages and answer questions.
Trends in employment
Salary trends
Distribution and trends: Salaries for sales engineers
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Adjusted for inflation
Historic dollars

In 2018, the median (middle) salary for sales engineers was higher than 93% of all other jobs' middle salaries. This graphic shows how the salary distribution (adjusted for inflation) has changed for this job over recent years. The gray line, as a comparison, shows the median salary of all US workers.

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Projected versus actual employment
Exploring actual employment trends versus projected trends

Currently, jobs for sales engineers are anticipated to grow by 7% over the next decade; 51% of jobs are projected to grow more.

The projected employment for sales engineers is the best guess created by talented economists and statisticians at the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). However, as you look through several careers you'll notice that the projections are heavily influenced by past performance and may miss current trends. No one can tell the future, and as new information and better techniques are developed, actual counts and future projections may change. Here's a glimpse at the actual counts versus the projections over time.

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Employment counts
Actual measured employment
BLS 10-year predictions
Variation by state
Employment
State-by-state employment numbers

Some careers tend to be centered in specific parts of the country. For example, most jobs in fashion are in New York or California. Let's see if your dream job is easy to find in your dream location! We have a few choices for viewing the data that can help you get a full employment picture.

Job density versus job count

Which states hire the most sales engineers? We wonder if that's a fair question since states come in all sizes, so instead let's start with the question of which states have the highest density of people working as sales engineers. You can choose to view the number of jobs per state if you prefer.

BLS vs ACS data

This map defaults to employment information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), which provides job totals carefully compiled for accuracy and with a primary focus on how employers describe their workers. The BLS job totals do not count self-employed workers. We've also compiled totals using the Census Bureau's American Community Survey (ACS) which are based on how workers describe themselves. Sometimes ACS results are quite a bit different from the employer-based BLS data.

Choose the metric to review
Jobs per 1000 working
Number of jobs
Use this data source
BLS
Number of Sales Engineers per 1,000 workers (BLS)
Select a state to see local area details
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Salary
Salaries by state
Let's get a feel for where sales engineers earn the highest salaries. There are several choices for which data we consider and how we view that data, and each can lead to different conclusions, so please read on...
Median salary versus state ratio

We use two methods to compare salaries across states:

  • In-state comparisons: the ratio of median (middle) salaries for sales engineers compared to the median salary for all people working in each state, or
  • Median salary: the unaltered median salaries for sales engineers.

We hope the ratio allows perspective about how salaries may compare to the regional cost-of-living.

BLS vs ACS data

We have two sources for statewide salary information with important distinctions. The BLS data is created by surveying companies, missing individuals who are self-employed or work for smaller companies. The ACS data is compiled from multi-faceted household surveys and may reflect the inconsistencies that people may have in reporting information.

Choose the metric to review
In-state comparisions
Median salary
Use this data source
BLS
Median salary ratio: Sales Engineers to all workers (BLS)
The darkest shading corresponds to states in which sales engineers earn the highest salary when compared to other jobs in the state. We think this ratio might be a better indicator than the actual salary for your buying power as a state resident.
Select a state to see local area details
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Compare to similar jobs

If this job interests you, then use the dots below to find other jobs you might like. The dots closer to the top represent jobs that are like Sales engineers (shown with a blue star). Look for the dots to the right to find the best salaries! (We pulled salary data from BLS, and they give a top salary value of just over $200K to protect privacy, so our graph would go much higher if the salaries were not top coded.)

How should the career similarity be computed

There are a number of ways to measure the similarity of jobs, here are a few we provide:

  • Interests: Also known as a Holland Code - Are you a thinker? A helper? What fits your personality?
  • Environment: Are there hazards? Will you be comfortable? Will it be stressful?
  • Knowledge: What do you need to know the most about?
  • Physical Abilities: Do you need to especially strong or coordinated?
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