With a little more than half of Field Service Engineers in Houston reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Field Service Engineers in Houston, Texas is $71K annually and can range from $50K on the lower end to $100K per year near the higher end. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a large number. Job satisfaction for Houston Field Service Engineers is high. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$42,574 - $98,633
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$71K
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MEDIAN: $71,312
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$24.66 - $40.73
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$42,574 - $98,633  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $30,410  
Profit Sharing
$7,500  
Commission
$10,000  
Total Pay (?
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$50,451 - $99,742  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$24.66 - $40.73  
   
Overtime
$47.33  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $30,410  
   
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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$50,451 - $99,742  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
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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.


Houston Field Service Engineers with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years bring in approximately $56K on average. Those in the five-to-10 year range can expect an average that is only a touch bigger at $58K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Field Service Engineers in Houston make a median salary of $75K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $92K on average.

Key Stats for Field Service Engineer

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
034
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Field Service Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%


National Average
$72,000



Skills That Affect Field Service Engineer Salaries

National Average
$72,000

Computer Service
up arrow 8%

Project Management
up arrow 9%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 10%


Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 14%


Microsoft Office
up arrow 20%


Equipment Maintenance
up arrow 22%

System Repair
up arrow 26%

Customer Service
up arrow 27%

Mechanical Tool Repair
up arrow 29%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 88%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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