Do Sales Engineers/Presales Consultants make more money(Factoring in commission and bonuses) than Consultants working at BIG 4 or overall in their careers? If so, why not become a sales engineer/Presales consultant?

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They do make good money (at least 180k base from offers I got) but there is added pressure on quota attainment. The sales component of it tends to scare people away which is understandable if they’re looking to exit to a role with less stress.

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Not sure about their wages but isn't sales engineer a more competitive field with worse wlb?

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