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Field Engineer, Construction Salary (United States)

A Field Engineer, Construction earns an average salary of $57,651 per year. A skill in Engineering Design is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Field Engineer, Construction Salary (?
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$43,041 - $77,828
(Median)
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67K
78K
MEDIAN: $57,650
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Field Engineer, Construction Salary (?
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$12.92 - $45.21
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$43,041 - $77,828  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,874  
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $9,649  
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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$39,805 - $84,589  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 360
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$12.92 - $45.21  
   
Overtime
$20.64 - $53.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,874  
   
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $9,649  
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).
)
$39,805 - $84,589  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 109
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Job Description for Field Engineer, Construction

Field engineering in construction is a highly skilled and technical job, as these engineers are in charge of overseeing very large construction projects. Their responsibilities range from the actual physical construction of each segment (i.e. pipes, roof, hearing system) to ensuring that environmental guidelines are met throughout the process. Field engineers are hands-on and spend a lot of time both in the office and out at the physical construction site.
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Field Engineer, Construction Tasks
  • Coordinate with other specialists around supplies and schedule.
  • Ensure that civil, structural, and electrical systems are built to specifications.
  • Oversee and manage staff and schedules during construction projects.
  • Report obstacles and safety concerns, including' all progress and issues.

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Pay by Experience Level for Field Engineer, Construction

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

Pay Difference By Location

Los Angeles
up arrow 12%
New York
up arrow 7%
National Average
$59,000
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Experience Affects Field Engineer, Construction Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 27%
National Average
$59,000

Skills That Affect Field Engineer, Construction Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 16%
AutoCAD
up arrow 8%
Job Scheduling
up arrow 7%
Project Management
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%
Construction Estimating
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Office
0%
National Average
$59,000
Land Surveying
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 153 votes.

Gender

Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 8%