The majority of Electrical Equipment Field Service Engineers in the United States — nearly three-fifths — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $44K to $101K per year, and the median is $66K annually. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The majority of Electrical Equipment Field Service Engineers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$41,824 - $102,751
(Median)
$42K
$66K
$100K
MEDIAN: $66,014
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90%

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$17.23 - $34.81
(Median)
$17
$27
$35
MEDIAN: $27.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$41,824 - $102,751  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,530  
Profit Sharing
$400.00  
Total Pay (?
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$44,010 - $100,614  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 47
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.23 - $34.81  
   
Overtime
$25.43 - $65.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,530  
   
Profit Sharing
$400.00  
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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$44,010 - $100,614  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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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

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

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Popular Skills for Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment


Electrical Equipment Field Service Engineers usually report a few specific skills. Those who have experience with Systems Troubleshooting, Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation, and Electronic Troubleshooting can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Electronic Troubleshooting. For most people, competency in Electronic Troubleshooting indicates knowledge of 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.


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $60K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $69K. Electrical Equipment Field Service Engineers bring in $71K after working for 10 to 20 years. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $69K.

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Experience Affects Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment Salaries




National Average
$68,000


Skills That Affect Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment Salaries

Systems Troubleshooting
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Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
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National Average
$68,000

Electronic Troubleshooting
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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