Mid-Career Field Engineer Salary

The three highest-paying cities for Mid-Career Field Engineers can all be found in California: San Francisco, San Diego, and Los Angeles. In the world of Mid-Career Field Engineers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $16K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $10K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $49K and $92K. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$49,177 - $87,541
$49K
$67K
$88K
MEDIAN: $66,884
10%
50%
90%

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$18.81 - $41.68
$19
$29
$42
MEDIAN: $29.31
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$49,177 - $87,541  
   
Bonus
$102.13 - $15,670  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,213  
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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$48,696 - $91,674  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 243
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$18.81 - $41.68  
   
Overtime
$27.68 - $56.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$102.13 - $15,670  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,213  
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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$48,696 - $91,674  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 85

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Mid-Career Field Engineers flock to General Electric (GE) Energy for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $76K lead the pack in compensation.

Key Stats for Field Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.
5-9 years
79%
10-19 years
21%
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Skills That Affect Field Engineer Salaries

autodesk autocad
▲7%

AutoCAD
▲6%

Microsoft Excel
▲5%

Microsoft Office
▲4%

Engineering Design
▲4%

Construction Estimating
▲4%

Test Engineering
▲4%

Project Management
▲3%

Electronic Equipment Installation
▲2%

Scheduling
▲1%

Systems Troubleshooting
▼0%

Troubleshooting
▼0%

Construction Site Inspection
▼0%

National Average
$68,000

Electronic Troubleshooting
▼3%

Computer Hardware Technician
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 8%