A Field Service Engineer earns an average salary of $64,410 per year.
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$46,406 - $87,157
(Median)
$46K
$64K
$87K
MEDIAN: $64,410
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$19.16 - $37.39
(Median)
$19
$28
$37
MEDIAN: $27.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$46,406 - $87,157  
   
Bonus
$487.78 - $9,018  
Profit Sharing
$204.26 - $7,075  
Commission
$600 - $10,000  
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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$45,860 - $90,538  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,280
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$19.16 - $37.39  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.81  
Overtime
$27.99 - $57.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$487.78 - $9,018  
   
Commission
$600 - $10,000  
Profit Sharing
$204.26 - $7,075  
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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$45,860 - $90,538  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 553
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Job Description for Field Service Engineer

Field service engineers work with their hands to fix what is broken, primarily in electronic installation and scheduling maintenance and malfunctions, and most days are spent traveling from one work-site to another to resolve the electrical problems or situations that arise. They work with several types of tools and machinery in these situations, both indoors and outdoors, and most work alone or in small teams with two to three others depending on the employer.

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Field Service Engineer Tasks

  • Study technical manuals and attend training sessions provided by equipment manufacturers to maintain current knowledge.
  • Perform preventive maintenance or service such as cleaning, lubricating and adjusting equipment.
  • Keep records of maintenance, repair, and required updates of equipment.
  • Inspect, test, and repair equipment following manufacturers' specifications, using test and analysis instruments.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $65,580

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Experience Affects Field Service Engineer Salaries




National Average
$66,000


Skills That Affect Field Service Engineer Salaries


Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Systems Troubleshooting
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System Repair
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Technical Services
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Equipment Maintenance
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Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
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National Average
$66,000

Electronic Troubleshooting
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Customer Service
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Microsoft Office
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Troubleshooting
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Electronic Equipment Installation
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 247 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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