Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment Salary

On average, commissions constitute a fair portion (around one in three) of final income for Electrical Equipment Field Service Engineers. That final number averages out to $64K across the industry. Total cash compensation to Electrical Equipment Field Service Engineers bottoms out near $43K and approaches $93K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $6K from bonuses and almost $4K from profit sharing. Most Electrical Equipment Field Service Engineers report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage.

$43,250 - $86,048

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$17.56 - $36.80

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$43,250 - $86,048  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,932  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $4,122  
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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$43,085 - $92,883  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 112
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$17.56 - $36.80  
   
Overtime
$25.63 - $61.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,932  
   
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $4,122  
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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$43,085 - $92,883  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | 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. Those who have experience with Systems Troubleshooting, Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation, and Electronic Troubleshooting can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that pay less than market rate include Electronic Troubleshooting. Those educated in Electronic Troubleshooting tend to be well versed 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.


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 $71K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $65K in this role. Electrical Equipment Field Service Engineers who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $72K.

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Experience Affects Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment Salaries




National Average
$64,000


Skills That Affect Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment Salaries

Systems Troubleshooting
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Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
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National Average
$64,000

Electronic Troubleshooting
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 7%
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