Field Service Supervisor Salary

Field Service Supervisors in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent a little more than half of Field Service Supervisors. Salaries average out to around $58K per year and spread from $36K to $87K per year. In the world of Field Service Supervisors, overall income ranges from $36K near the bottom to $87K at the top; this can include more than $10K from bonuses and more than $6K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Residence and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority of Field Service Supervisors (88 percent) survey respondents are men. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. For the most part, Field Service Supervisors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,624 - $85,434
$41K
$58K
$85K
MEDIAN: $58,336
10%
50%
90%

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$14.40 - $32.87
$14
$22
$33
MEDIAN: $22.09
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50%
90%

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$0$87K
Salary $40,624 - $85,434
Bonus $0.00 - $10,088
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,962
Commission $5,098
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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$35,969 - $87,338
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 418
Hourly Data $0$52
Hourly Rate $14.40 - $32.87
Hourly Tips $2.00
Overtime $16.50 - $52.49
Annual Data $0$87K
Bonus $0.00 - $10,088
Commission $5,098
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,962
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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$35,969 - $87,338
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 208

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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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Though some Field Service Supervisors move into positions like Technical Services Manager (where the average salary is $77K), this progression is not the norm. It is quite typical for Field Service Supervisors to transition into roles as Operations Managers or Field Services Managers, where reported median earnings are $1K and $7K higher per year.

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Popular Skills for Field Service Supervisor


Field Service Supervisors seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Technical Services, Electronic Troubleshooting, and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 10 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

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: $57,613

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that 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 will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+23 percent), New York (+14 percent), Philadelphia (+9 percent), and Oklahoma City (+6 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Field Service Supervisors is geography, with workers in San Antonio earning a whopping 37 percent below the national average. Raleigh and Kansas City are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries tend to be 20 percent less than the median.

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 West Jordan:
"It is a lot more stress full supervising contractors then ru."
Pros: Help contractor build homes the write way and make money.
Cons: You only get calls when some thing is wrong.

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.

Field Service Supervisor in Pittsburgh:
"Love it."
Pros: Working with people and children.
Cons:

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Key Stats for Field Service Supervisor

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 111 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Field Service Supervisor Salaries

▲15%

▲10%

National Average
$58,000

▼6%

▼16%

Skills That Affect Field Service Supervisor Salaries

Operations Management
▲10%


Electronic Troubleshooting
▲6%



Project Management
▲1%

National Average
$58,000

Training
▼11%

Job Scheduling
▼17%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼20%

Maintenance
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 111 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

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