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Field Service Engineer, Networking Equipment Salary

Men account for the majority of Networking Equipment Field Service Engineers in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $57K per year. Work is enjoyable for Networking Equipment Field Service Engineers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$38,887 - $79,846
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$39K
$57K
$80K
MEDIAN: $56,959
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$13.72 - $40.22
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$14
$22
$40
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$38,887 - $79,846  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,137  
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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$32,092 - $83,391  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$13.72 - $40.22  
   
Overtime
$15.21 - $58.29  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,137  
   
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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$32,092 - $83,391  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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Job Description for Field Service Engineer, Networking Equipment

  • Providing tier 4 support and network disaster recovery expertise.
  • Test and document system behavior, performance, and security.
  • Plan, design, and troubleshoot local and wide area network infrastructure, including routers, firewalls, switches, gateways, DNS servers, DHCP servers, clustering solutions, and related hardware, software, and services.

Common Career Paths for Field Service Engineer, Networking Equipment


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Networking Equipment Field Service Engineers often end up in upper-level roles like Network Engineer. Network Engineers bring home $64K annually on average.

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Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Networking Equipment Field Service Engineers who took the survey. Windows Operating System General Use and IT Security & Infrastructure are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that pay less than market rate include IT Security & Infrastructure and Windows Operating System General Use.

Pay by Experience Level for Field Service Engineer, Networking Equipment

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $55K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $57K. Networking Equipment Field Service Engineers bring in $59K after working for 10 to 20 years. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $52K by contrast.

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Experience Affects Field Service Engineer, Networking Equipment Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
0%

National Average
$54,000

Late-Career
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Skills That Affect Field Service Engineer, Networking Equipment Salaries

National Average
$54,000

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%

IT Security & Infrastructure
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 10%