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Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment Salary

Electrical Equipment Field Service Engineers who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up over one-half of Electrical Equipment Field Service Engineers. Pay fluctuates from $43K to $87K per year, but expected earnings average $62K annually. Total cash earnings of Electrical Equipment Field Service Engineers range from $43K on the low end to $87K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $6K and $10K, respectively. Most Electrical Equipment Field Service Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance.
$43,937 - $82,597
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $62,165
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$17.61 - $35.55
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MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$43,937 - $82,597  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,050  
Profit Sharing
$450.00 - $9,500  
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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$42,645 - $87,280  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 135
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$17.61 - $35.55  
   
Overtime
$24.76 - $58.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,050  
   
Profit Sharing
$450.00 - $9,500  
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).
)
$42,645 - $87,280  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 79
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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 Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation, Systems Troubleshooting, and Electronic Troubleshooting can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Electronic Troubleshooting. Most people skilled in Electronic Troubleshooting are similarly competent in 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 $56K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $67K. Electrical Equipment Field Service Engineers see a median salary of $64K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $70K.

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Experience Affects Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment Salaries


Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$62,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment Salaries

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 6%

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 2%

National Average
$62,000

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 7%