Field Service Supervisor Salary

Field Service Supervisors in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent slightly more than half of Field Service Supervisors. Salaries average out to around $58K per year and spread from $35K to $85K per year. With some bonuses approaching $10K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $6K, overall incomes of Field Service Supervisors spread between $35K and $85K depending on individual performance. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. The vast majority of Field Service Supervisors (89 percent) who took the survey are men. Most Field Service Supervisors report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$39,816 - $82,525
$40K
$58K
$83K
MEDIAN: $58,133
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50%
90%

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$14.08 - $34.12
$14
$23
$34
MEDIAN: $22.54
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,816 - $82,525  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,121  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,738  
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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$35,478 - $85,289  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 431
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$14.08 - $34.12  
   
Overtime
$21.25 - $52.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,121  
   
Commission
$2,800  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,738  
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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$35,478 - $85,289  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 227

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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 do not often transition into Technical Services Manager roles. The role averages $77K per year. However, it's more common for Field Service Supervisors to move into roles as Operations Managers or Field Services Managers.

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Popular Skills for Field Service Supervisor


Field Service Supervisors report using a diverse set of skills 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 5 percent and 9 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 proficient in Customer Service are, more often than not, also skilled in Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Field Service Supervisor

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


For Field Service Supervisors, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. The average inexperienced worker earns $49K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $54K. Field Service Supervisors with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $63K. Field Service Supervisors who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $67K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $58,077

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

Surpassing the national average by 37 percent, Field Service Supervisors in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Field Service Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+11 percent), Philadelphia (+8 percent), Dallas (+7 percent), and Oklahoma City (+5 percent). Field Service Supervisors in San Antonio take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 30 percent less than the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Austin and Kansas City (21 percent lower).

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 86 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Field Service Supervisor Salaries

▲15%

▲9%

National Average
$58,000

▼6%

▼16%

Skills That Affect Field Service Supervisor Salaries

Operations Management
▲9%


Electronic Troubleshooting
▲5%



People Management
▼0%

National Average
$58,000

Training
▼3%

Job Scheduling
▼18%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼20%

Maintenance
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 86 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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