Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment Salary

With just below three-fifths of Electrical Equipment Field Service Engineers in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Electrical Equipment Field Service Engineers is $62K annually and can range from $43K on the lower end to $90K per year near the higher end. Final cash compensation to Electrical Equipment Field Service Engineers varies from around $43K to approximately $90K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $5K and $4K, respectively. Job satisfaction for Electrical Equipment Field Service Engineers is high. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage.

$41,402 - $82,726
(Median)
$41K
$62K
$83K
MEDIAN: $61,969
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$18.08 - $35.53
(Median)
$18
$28
$36
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 (?
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: 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


Professional skills reported by Electrical Equipment Field Service Engineers are few in number. Systems Troubleshooting and Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 8 percent and 8 percent, respectively. 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 for the relatively untried average out to around $56K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $67K. For Electrical Equipment Field Service Engineers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $66K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $70K.

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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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