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Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment Salary

Electrical Equipment Field Service Engineers in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with just below three-fifths bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $63K per year on average but can range from $43K to $92K per year. Overall cash earnings for Electrical Equipment Field Service Engineers stretch from $43K on the lower end to $92K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $6K from bonuses and $10K from profit sharing. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. For the most part, Electrical Equipment Field Service Engineers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$43,457 - $83,019
(Median)
$43K
$63K
$83K
MEDIAN: $63,031
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50%
90%

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$17.45 - $37.75
(Median)
$17
$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
$43,457 - $83,019  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,153  
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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$42,809 - $91,969  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 119
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$17.45 - $37.75  
   
Overtime
$25.35 - $62.56  
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 - $6,153  
   
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).
)
$42,809 - $91,969  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 70

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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


Survey takers who work as Electrical Equipment Field Service Engineers usually report a few specific skills. Those who have experience with Systems Troubleshooting, Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation, and Electronic Troubleshooting can expect to be compensated well for these skills. 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.


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $56K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $72K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Electrical Equipment Field Service Engineers make a median salary of $66K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $72K.

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Experience Affects Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%


Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$63,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment Salaries

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 4%

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

National Average
$63,000

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 7%