The average pay for a Field Engineer in San Diego, California is $67,957 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Electronic Troubleshooting, Computer Hardware Technician, and Troubleshooting. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$50,488 - $86,162
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MEDIAN: $67,956
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$50,488 - $86,162  
   
Bonus
$2,750  
Profit Sharing
$8,000  
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$49,580 - $89,671  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Experience Affects Field Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 42%

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

National Average
$67,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Skills That Affect Field Engineer Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 27%

Computer Hardware Technician
up arrow 15%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 10%

National Average
$67,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Project Management
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
medical benefits
Vision: 82%
dental benefits
None:
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