Field Service Engineer in Houston, Texas Salary

One-half of Field Service Engineers in Houston, Texas are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $50K to $100K per year, and the average comes out to $69K annually. For the most part, Field Service Engineers in Houston enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$42,574 - $98,633
$43K
$69K
$99K
MEDIAN: $68,845
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50%
90%

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$25.41 - $32.00
$27
MEDIAN: $27.12
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$42,574 - $98,633  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $30,913  
Profit Sharing
$7,000  
Commission
$10,000  
Total Pay (?
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$50,249 - $100,452  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$27.12  
   
Overtime
$47.33  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $30,913  
   
Commission
$10,000  
Profit Sharing
$7,000  
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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$50,249 - $100,452  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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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:
$152,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Field Service Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Field Service Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Field Service Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 13 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Field Service Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Field Service Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 15 salaries. A Field Service Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $94,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Field Service Engineer

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Field Service Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲33%

▲7%

National Average
$71,000

▼19%

▼20%

Skills That Affect Field Service Engineer Salaries

National Average
$71,000

Computer Service
▼5%

Project Management
▼6%

Equipment Maintenance
▼15%



Microsoft Office
▼18%


Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
▼19%

System Repair
▼24%


Customer Service
▼27%

Mechanical Tool Repair
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 87%
no benefits
None: 4%