Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment Salary

Electrical Equipment Field Service Engineers in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and slightly less than three-fifths have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $62K annually, but may range from $43K to $90K per year. Total cash earnings of Electrical Equipment Field Service Engineers range from $43K on the low end to $90K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $5K and $4K, respectively. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$41,402 - $82,726
(Median)
$41K
$62K
$83K
MEDIAN: $61,969
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$18.08 - $35.53
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$41,402 - $82,726  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,085  
Total Pay (?
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$42,884 - $89,719  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 92
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$18.08 - $35.53  
   
Overtime
$26.01 - $57.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,085  
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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$42,884 - $89,719  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 65
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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 report a focused set of job skills. Systems Troubleshooting and Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 8 percent and 8 percent, respectively. 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.


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $56K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $67K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $66K in this role. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $70K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Experience Affects Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment Salaries




National Average
$63,000


Skills That Affect Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment Salaries



National Average
$63,000

Electronic Troubleshooting
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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