Field Service Supervisor Salary

Field Service Supervisors in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with more than half bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $59K annually on average but can range from $36K to $87K per year. Total cash compensation to Field Service Supervisors bottoms out near $36K and approaches $87K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $10K from bonuses and almost $6K from profit sharing. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Work is enjoyable for Field Service Supervisors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and more than half earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$40,269 - $85,066
$40K
$59K
$85K
MEDIAN: $58,966
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$14.12 - $33.50
$14
$23
$34
MEDIAN: $22.50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$40,269 - $85,066  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,026  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,662  
Commission
$2,800  
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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$35,926 - $87,231  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 425
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$14.12 - $33.50  
   
Overtime
$19.87 - $53.29  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,026  
   
Commission
$2,800  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,662  
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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$35,926 - $87,231  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 210

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Field Service Supervisor


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Field Service Supervisors who advance into the role of a Technical Services Manager are fairly uncommon. Technical Services Managers on average earn $77K per year. More commonly, Field Service Supervisors become Operations Managers or Field Services Managers.

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Popular Skills for Field Service Supervisor


Field Service Supervisors report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Technical Services, Electronic Troubleshooting, and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 8 percent. Those listing Maintenance as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Quality Assurance / Quality Control and Job Scheduling also typically command lower compensation. Those familiar with Customer Service also tend to know Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Field Service Supervisor

Pay by Experience for a Field Service Supervisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Field Service Supervisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 211 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Field Service Supervisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 187 salaries. An experienced Field Service Supervisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 238 salaries. A Field Service Supervisor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 143 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $58,686

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Field Service Supervisors, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 35 percent above the national average. Field Service Supervisors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+21 percent), New York (+12 percent), Philadelphia (+7 percent), and Oklahoma City (+4 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with San Antonio Field Service Supervisors earning much less — 38 percent less — than the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Raleigh (22 percent less) and Kansas City (21 percent less).

Field Service Supervisor Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Field Service Supervisor?

Field Service Supervisor in Downey:
"Hard work, must be able to handle multiple task at once."
Pros: Assisting people with disabilities as well as their families. Connecting with people and helping them reach their goals in the home and the community.
Cons: The non stop incoming phone calls that come in after hours & weekends.

Field Service Supervisor in Pittsburgh:
"Work flexibility, high stress, lots of driving."
Pros: I enjoy the fact that I don't have to report at a certain time or have to stay until a certain time. I have great flexibility with my work schedule and my boss is awesome.
Cons: Lots of driving that makes its toll on my personal vehicle. Can be high stress. Have a work cell phone that I answer emails and texts late. Can be long hours if the job calls for it.

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Key Stats for Field Service Supervisor

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 99 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Field Service Supervisor Salaries

▲13%

▲8%

National Average
$59,000

▼8%

▼17%

Skills That Affect Field Service Supervisor Salaries

Operations Management
▲8%


Electronic Troubleshooting
▲4%



National Average
$59,000

Project Management
▼1%

Training
▼13%

Job Scheduling
▼19%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼21%

Maintenance
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 99 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 17%
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