Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment Salary

Electrical Equipment Field Service Engineers in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and just below three-fifths have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $67K per year, but may range from $44K to $101K per year. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$46,540 - $102,923
$47K
$67K
$100K
MEDIAN: $66,747
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$16.87 - $36.06
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$28
$36
MEDIAN: $28.18
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,540 - $102,923  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,122  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
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$43,808 - $100,603  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.87 - $36.06  
   
Overtime
$25.34 - $64.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,122  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$43,808 - $100,603  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Job Description for Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment

Field service engineers for electrical equipment are generally hired by companies that use a large amount of electrical equipment; these companies can range from those that provide maintenance for their products to those that require a field service engineer to ensure their own equipment is kept in good condition. The field service engineer performs maintenance, repairs, installation, and removals of various types of equipment as required by their company. They should have a good understanding of the repair and maintenance practices of the company. This varies from company to company; for example, the engineer may need to know how to perform maintenance on ATMs or on air conditioners or on computers or on another type of equipment.

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Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment Tasks

  • Provide technical and customer support for installed electrical systems.
  • Maintain and inventory equipment used to perform installations, repairs, and maintenance.
  • Estimate time and cost to complete installations, maintenance, and repairs to electrical systems and components.
  • Investigate equipment failures to diagnose defective equipment.

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Popular Skills for Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment


Survey takers who work as Electrical Equipment Field Service Engineers typically report just a few professional skills. Those who have experience with Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation, Systems Troubleshooting, and Electronic Troubleshooting can expect to be compensated well for these skills. The majority of those who know Electronic Troubleshooting also know Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation.

Pay by Experience Level for Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment

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


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $63K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $70K. Electrical Equipment Field Service Engineers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $73K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $65K by contrast.

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Key Stats for Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment Salaries

▲6%

▲3%

National Average
$69,000

▼6%

▼8%

Skills That Affect Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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