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Field Service Supervisor Salary

An average Field Service Supervisor in the United States can expect to take home roughly $58K per year. Final cash compensation to Field Service Supervisors varies from around $35K to approximately $88K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $10K and $10K, respectively. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The vast majority of Field Service Supervisors (87 percent) who took the survey are men. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$38,177 - $84,826
(Median)
$38K
$58K
$85K
MEDIAN: $58,029
10%
50%
90%

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$13.87 - $32.47
(Median)
$14
$22
$32
MEDIAN: $21.00
10%
50%
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$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$38,177 - $84,826  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,421  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $9,668  
Commission
$509 - $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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$34,999 - $87,749  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 513
National Hourly Rate 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$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.87 - $32.47  
   
Overtime
$17.00 - $49.60  
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 - $10,421  
   
Commission
$509 - $10,000  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $9,668  
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).
)
$34,999 - $87,749  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 250

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Job Description for Field Service Supervisor

Field service supervisors hold a top-level field service position, with exact tasks varying greatly by company and position. Generally, these individuals perform field service tasks, as well as manage other employees and handle logistical operations. They often play a part in the hiring process and help train new employees. Field service supervisors' work environment varies greatly, but it may be stressful and/or hazardous. These professionals generally work alongside subordinates in the field, with travel to other locations for meetings with management needed. The supervisor's hours vary from project to project, and overtime should be expected regularly during peak seasons.

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Field Service Supervisor Tasks

  • Supervise employees in the field service team.
  • Identify, assess and prioritize service calls on equipment.
  • Ensure quality control of work performed in designated territory.
  • Report complete and accurate information on service log and communicate with upper management.

Common Career Paths for Field Service Supervisor


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Though some Field Service Supervisors move into positions like Construction Project Manager (where the average salary is $70K), this progression is not the norm. More often, however, Field Service Supervisors go on to become Operations Managers or Field Services Managers.

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Popular Skills for Field Service Supervisor


Survey results suggest that Field Service Supervisors put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, facility with Electronic Troubleshooting, Technical Services, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 31 percent, 8 percent, and 3 percent, respectively. Those listing Maintenance as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Quality Assurance / Quality Control and Customer Service also typically command lower compensation. Most people who know Project Management also know Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Field Service Supervisor

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


Field Service Supervisors with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $49K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $59K. Field Service Supervisors with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $60K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $68K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

Pay Difference by Location


Field Service Supervisors will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 37 percent. Field Service Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+14 percent), Denver (+12 percent), San Jose (+12 percent), and New York (+11 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Field Service Supervisor's salary, with Fresno Field Service Supervisors earning salaries that are 22 percent less than the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Tampa (21 percent lower) and Raleigh (19 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Field Service Supervisor Salaries




National Average
$58,000


Skills That Affect Field Service Supervisor Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 31%


Project Management
up arrow 3%

National Average
$58,000

People Management
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 20%

Maintenance
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 167 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 17%