What’s the going OTE for an enterprise software pre-sales engineer/architect these days for 10+ years of experience? Looking around at different opps and not getting any pushback from asking for $250k OTE even though my current employer believes $230k is the high end for this level. 🤷🏻‍♂️

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10 YOE you would be looking at a Principal SE position, or whatever the company’s more senior position is called.

As a principal, 250k OTE would be my minimum.

Most SE’s are paid on a 70/30 split, so I would be asking for 175k base, 75k commission + equity.


^^^ what he said.

Which country are you benchmarking this to?

Sorry, it’s the US. Northeast, specifically.


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