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Field Service Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas

Houston Field Service Engineers take home approximately $67K annually on average. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. For the most part, Field Service Engineers in Houston enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$45,316 - $92,675
(Median)
$45K
$67K
$93K
MEDIAN: $67,243
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90%

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$20.58 - $37.16
(Median)
$21
$30
$37
MEDIAN: $29.00
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90%

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National Salary 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$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$45,316 - $92,675  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,866  
Profit Sharing
$1,750 - $7,589  
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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$50,178 - $91,497  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 49
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$20.58 - $37.16  
   
Overtime
$23.91 - $56.26  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,866  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,750 - $7,589  
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).
)
$50,178 - $91,497  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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Pay by Experience Level for Field Service Engineer in Houston, Texas

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


Houston Field Service Engineers with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $63K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $68K. Field Service Engineers in Houston, Texas bring in $73K after working for 10 to 20 years. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $76K.

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Experience Affects Field Service Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$69,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Field Service Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries

National Average
$69,000

Technical Services
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Troubleshooting
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Customer Service
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Electronic Troubleshooting
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Project Management
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Systems Troubleshooting
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Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
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System Repair
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Computer Service
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Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 6%