Field Application Engineer Salary (United States)

A Field Application Engineer earns an average salary of $79,720 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Customer Relations, Software Development, Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS, and Engineering Design. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Field Application Engineer Total Pay (?
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$51,767 - $120,793
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$51,767 - $120,793  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $26,630  
Profit Sharing
$515 - $29,087  
Commission
$-0.50 - $48,479  
Total Pay (?
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$50,834 - $137,909  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 182
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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 39%
Atlanta
up arrow 17%
Austin
up arrow 13%
Chicago
up arrow 10%
San Diego
up arrow 7%
National Average
$87,000
Los Angeles
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Experience Affects Field Application Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%
Experienced
up arrow 13%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$87,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Field Application Engineer Salaries

Customer Relations
up arrow 51%
Software Development
up arrow 17%
Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
up arrow 15%
Engineering Design
up arrow 13%
National Average
$87,000
Customer Service
up arrow 9%
Project Management
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 7%
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