Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment Salary

Electrical Equipment Field Service Engineers in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with slightly less than three-fifths bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $67K per year on average but can range from $39K to $100K per year. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job.

$42,282 - $103,719
$42K
$67K
$100K
MEDIAN: $67,311
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50%
90%

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$16.24 - $35.50
$16
$27
$36
MEDIAN: $26.74
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$42,282 - $103,719  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,500  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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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$39,149 - $99,844  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 46
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$16.24 - $35.50  
   
Overtime
$25.53 - $63.62  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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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$39,149 - $99,844  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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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 results show that 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. Those proficient in Electronic Troubleshooting are, more often than not, also skilled in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation.

Pay by Experience Level for Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment

Pay by Experience for a Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment has a positive trend. An entry-level Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 24 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 30 salaries. A Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 16 salaries.

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Key Stats for Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment Salaries

▲7%

▲3%

National Average
$68,000

▼5%

▼7%

Skills That Affect Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 8%
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