Close to one-half of Field Service Engineers in Houston have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $51K to $102K per year, but median earnings come to around $70K per year. Most Field Service Engineers in Houston, Texas like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$42,729 - $98,264
(Median)
$43K
$70K
$98K
MEDIAN: $69,553
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$24.66 - $40.73
(Median)
$25
$31
$41
MEDIAN: $30
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$42,729 - $98,264  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $36,241  
Profit Sharing
$7,500  
Commission
$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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$50,517 - $102,086  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 29
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$24.66 - $40.73  
   
Overtime
$47.33  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $36,241  
   
Commission
$10,000  
Profit Sharing
$7,500  
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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$50,517 - $102,086  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Pay by Experience Level for Field Service Engineer

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


Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $59K on average. Interestingly, those who have worked for five to 10 years report receiving a smaller median salary of $57K. Houston Field Service Engineers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $75K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $92K.

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Experience Affects Field Service Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%


National Average
$72,000



Skills That Affect Field Service Engineer Salaries

National Average
$72,000

Computer Service
up arrow 7%

Project Management
up arrow 8%


Troubleshooting
up arrow 13%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 13%


Microsoft Office
up arrow 19%


Equipment Maintenance
up arrow 24%

System Repair
up arrow 25%

Customer Service
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 84%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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