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Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment Salary

Electrical Equipment Field Service Engineers in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — more than half have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $43K to $92K per year, median earnings come to $63K annually. Total cash earnings of Electrical Equipment Field Service Engineers range from $43K on the low end to $92K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $6K and $10K, respectively. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$43,320 - $83,299
(Median)
$43K
$63K
$83K
MEDIAN: $63,206
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90%

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$17.63 - $38.23
(Median)
$18
$27
$38
MEDIAN: $27.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$43,320 - $83,299  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,167  
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $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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$42,956 - $92,305  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 116
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$17.63 - $38.23  
   
Overtime
$25.72 - $62.96  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,167  
   
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $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).
)
$42,956 - $92,305  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 68

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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 narrow range of 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 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.


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $55K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $72K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $66K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $73K.

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Experience Affects Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment Salaries


Mid-Career
up arrow 14%


National Average
$64,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment Salaries

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 2%

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 1%

National Average
$64,000

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 7%
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