Field Service Engineer in Houston, Texas Salary

Field Service Engineers in Houston tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — a little over a half have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $50K to $101K per year, median earnings come to $65K per year. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Field Service Engineers in Houston, Texas. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$43,074 - $99,554
$43K
$65K
$100K
MEDIAN: $65,006
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$25.94 - $32.56
$28
MEDIAN: $28.42
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Salary
$43,074 - $99,554  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $30,639  
Profit Sharing
$7,000  
Commission
$10,000  
Total Pay (?
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$50,057 - $100,874  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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Hourly Rate
$28.42  
   
Overtime
$47.33  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $30,639  
   
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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$50,057 - $100,874  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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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 6 votes.
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Field Service Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲36%

▲9%

National Average
$69,000

▼17%

▼18%

Skills That Affect Field Service Engineer Salaries

National Average
$69,000

Computer Service
▼3%

Project Management
▼4%

Equipment Maintenance
▼13%



Microsoft Office
▼16%


Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
▼17%

System Repair
▼22%


Customer Service
▼25%

Mechanical Tool Repair
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
no benefits
None: 8%
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