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 — over one-half have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $43K to $93K per year, median earnings come to $64K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $6K and $4K, respectively — total cash payment to Electrical Equipment Field Service Engineers can bottom out near $43K or peak near $93K depending on individual performance. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Most Electrical Equipment Field Service Engineers report high levels of job satisfaction.

$43,320 - $85,048
(Median)
$43K
$64K
$85K
MEDIAN: $63,801
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90%

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$17.56 - $38.80
(Median)
$18
$28
$39
MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$43,320 - $85,048  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,071  
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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$43,143 - $92,580  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 116
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$17.56 - $38.80  
   
Overtime
$25.67 - $63.08  
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 - $6,071  
   
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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$43,143 - $92,580  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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


Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Electrical Equipment Field Service Engineers who took the survey. Those who have experience with Systems Troubleshooting, Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation, and Electronic Troubleshooting can expect to be compensated well for these skills. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Electronic Troubleshooting. It is often found that people who know Electronic Troubleshooting are also skilled 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.


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $59K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $72K. Electrical Equipment Field Service Engineers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $66K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $72K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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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
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 7%
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