Field Service Supervisor Salary

Close to one-half of Field Service Supervisors in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $35K to $86K per year, but median earnings come to around $58K annually. Overall cash earnings for Field Service Supervisors stretch from $35K on the lower end to $86K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $10K from bonuses and $8K from profit sharing. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Field Service Supervisors. Men make up the vast majority of Field Service Supervisors (88 percent) who took the survey. Most enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half.

$38,823 - $83,467
(Median)
$39K
$58K
$83K
MEDIAN: $57,966
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$14.10 - $33.47
(Median)
$14
$22
$33
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary 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$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$38,823 - $83,467  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,070  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,072  
Commission
$700  
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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$34,660 - $86,222  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 609
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.10 - $33.47  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.79  
Overtime
$18.37 - $50.26  
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 - $10,070  
   
Commission
$700  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,072  
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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$34,660 - $86,222  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 324
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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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There are some Field Service Supervisors — though it's uncommon — that transition into Construction Project Managers, where earnings are an average $70K annually. It is more probable, however, that Field Service Supervisors become Operations Managers or Field Services Managers.

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Popular Skills for Field Service Supervisor


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, facility with Electronic Troubleshooting and Technical Services are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 24 percent and 8 percent, respectively. Those listing Training as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Maintenance and Quality Assurance / Quality Control also typically command lower compensation. Most people experienced in Customer Service also know Project Management.

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 a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $50K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $58K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $60K in this role. Field Service Supervisors who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $67K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $58,140

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 can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Diego (+18 percent), New York (+10 percent), San Jose (+9 percent), and Houston (+7 percent). The lowest-paying market is Cincinnati, which sits 21 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Below-median salaries also turn up in Raleigh and Pittsburgh (20 percent lower and 14 percent lower, respectively).

Field Service Supervisor Reviews

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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Experience Affects Field Service Supervisor Salaries



National Average
$58,000



Skills That Affect Field Service Supervisor Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 24%


Project Management
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
0%

National Average
$58,000

People Management
up arrow 4%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 21%

Maintenance
up arrow 22%

Training
up arrow 31%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 171 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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