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Field Service Supervisor Salary

The market for Field Service Supervisors is most competitive in California, where the three top-paying cities can be found: San Francisco, San Diego, and San Jose. Total cash compensation for Field Service Supervisors runs from $35K to $88K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $10K and profit sharing that can reach almost $10K. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Male Field Service Supervisors far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Job satisfaction for Field Service Supervisors is high. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$37,936 - $84,694
(Median)
$38K
$58K
$85K
MEDIAN: $58,156
10%
50%
90%

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$13.90 - $32.04
(Median)
$14
$22
$32
MEDIAN: $21.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$37,936 - $84,694  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,361  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $9,696  
Commission
$650 - $11,000  
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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$34,619 - $87,501  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 517
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
$13.90 - $32.04  
   
Overtime
$17.45 - $48.72  
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 - $10,361  
   
Commission
$650 - $11,000  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $9,696  
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).
)
$34,619 - $87,501  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 260

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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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As Field Service Supervisors transition into upper-level roles such as Construction Project Manager, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Construction Project Managers earn $70K on average per year. Becoming an Operations Manager or a Field Services Manager is often the next step for a Field Service Supervisor.

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Popular Skills for Field Service Supervisor


Survey results show that Field Service Supervisors use a fair number of skills. 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, 8 percent, and 3 percent, respectively. Those listing Maintenance as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Quality Assurance / Quality Control and Customer Service also typically command lower compensation. It is often found that people who know Customer Service are 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. 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. After working for 10 to 20 years, Field Service Supervisors make a median salary of $61K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $67K.

Pay Difference by Location


Relative to Field Service Supervisors in the rest of the country, Field Service Supervisors in San Francisco, San Diego, and San Jose see salaries beyond the national average. In fact, these California cities offer more pay than any other American city. Field Service Supervisors in Tampa report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 21 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay. Workers in Raleigh and Cincinnati earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (21 percent less and 20 percent less, respectively).

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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 3%

National Average
$58,000

People Management
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 20%

Maintenance
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 166 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 17%
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