Field Application Engineer Salary (United States)

A Field Application Engineer earns an average salary of $78,736 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Customer Relations, Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS, Engineering Design, and Software Development.
Field Application Engineer Total Pay (?
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$50,587 - $120,307
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MEDIAN: $78,736
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$50,587 - $120,307  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,662  
Profit Sharing
$1,121 - $10,304  
Commission
$2,000 - $44,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$50,455 - $137,611  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 198
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Job Description for Field Application Engineer

A field application engineer combines technical expertise with knowledge of sales techniques to improve sales and set new organizational objectives. Day-to-day tasks performed by these engineers include maintaining relationships with consultants, sub-contractors, inspectors, and potential clients on a regular basis. They also have to be capable of pitching their company, helping to grow sales and spread awareness. Internally, the field application engineer needs to audit and review protocols and procedures to ensure they are optimal for promoting growth in sales.
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Field Application Engineer Tasks
  • Document emerging customer needs and potential products.
  • Troubleshoot, resolve, and update documentation and records to resolve problems.
  • Listen to, analyze, and respond to customer service requests.
  • Train customers on products during and after purchase.

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Pay by Experience Level for Field Application Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

San Jose
up arrow 42%
Atlanta
up arrow 19%
Austin
up arrow 14%
Chicago
up arrow 12%
San Diego
up arrow 9%
National Average
$85,000
Los Angeles
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Experience Affects Field Application Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 46%
Experienced
up arrow 13%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$85,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Field Application Engineer Salaries

Customer Relations
up arrow 54%
Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
up arrow 17%
Engineering Design
up arrow 14%
Software Development
up arrow 12%
National Average
$85,000
Customer Service
up arrow 8%
Project Management
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 7%
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