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Field Service Supervisor Salary

Field Service Supervisors in the United States can expect to earn an average of $58K annually. Cash earnings for Field Service Supervisors — including $12K in bonuses and $10K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $34K to $88K depending on individual performance. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. The vast majority (88 percent) of Field Service Supervisors who answered the questionnaire are male. Most Field Service Supervisors like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
$37,402 - $85,301
(Median)
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58K
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MEDIAN: $57,865
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$13.88 - $31.72
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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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
$37,402 - $85,301  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,579  
Profit Sharing
$202.73 - $9,668  
Commission
$408.51 - $11,745  
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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$34,497 - $88,346  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 494
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
$13.88 - $31.72  
   
Overtime
$16.00 - $50.73  
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 - $11,579  
   
Commission
$408.51 - $11,745  
Profit Sharing
$202.73 - $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).
)
$34,497 - $88,346  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 231
United States (change)

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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While Field Service Supervisors do not often become Construction Project Managers, the job pays $70K per year on average. A more likely transition for Field Service Supervisors is Operations Manager or Field Services Manager.

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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, 10 percent, and 4 percent, respectively. Maintenance and Quality Assurance / Quality Control, on the other hand, are typically associated with much lower pay. Most people skilled in Project Management are similarly competent in Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Field Service Supervisor

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $50K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $59K. Field Service Supervisors bring in $60K after working for 10 to 20 years. As Field Service Supervisors reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $67K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Field Service Supervisors, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Field Service Supervisors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Austin (+13 percent), Denver (+13 percent), Houston (+8 percent), and San Diego (+6 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Field Service Supervisor's salary, with Cincinnati Field Service Supervisors earning salaries that are 20 percent less than the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Fresno (18 percent less) and Dallas (15 percent less).

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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 4%

National Average
$58,000

People Management
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 20%

Maintenance
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 168 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 18%