Field Service Technician Salary

The average wage for a Field Service Technician is $19.45 per hour. A skill in Industrial Hydraulics is associated with high pay for this job.

$31,706 - $70,332
$32K
$48K
$70K
MEDIAN: $48,067
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50%
90%

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$13.83 - $27.78
$14
$19
$28
MEDIAN: $19.45
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$31,706 - $70,332  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,056  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,716  
Commission
$199.20 - $9,933  
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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$30,571 - $67,327  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,608
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.83 - $27.78  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $2.45  
Overtime
$19.97 - $41.51  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,056  
   
Commission
$199.20 - $9,933  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,716  
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).
)
$30,571 - $67,327  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 4,574
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Job Description for Field Service Technician

The field service technician performs different types of support at the customer’s location, such as troubleshooting, setup, and installation of systems and equipment. Daily work logs and service tickets must be filled out and accurate, and there is an element of end user and owner training to the position. Technicians must be able to work face to face with customers on a regular basis, providing training and product support. There is some physical labor involved in being a field technician, and some lifting of equipment.

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Field Service Technician Tasks

  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair units while in the field.
  • Maintain records of service calls, training, and expenses.
  • Provide on-call emergency service as required and maintain communication with the department manager while in the field.
  • Educate customers on preventive maintenance and safety regulations, and provide general customer service on the phone and in person.

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Pay by Experience Level for Field Service Technician

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,299

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Field Service Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Field Service Technician?

Field Service Technician in Sheboygan:
`"$Field service technician."`
Pros: I like working independently. I enjoy my day to day being different everyday.
Cons: I feel like I am underpaid for what I have to do.

Field Service Technician in Walden:
`"$Field Service Rat race."`
Pros: The perks of the job are the freedom to do what you want, when you want. Little micro-management allows you to make your own schedule and work the hours you please.
Cons: Long days. Constantly on call for jobs that require a 6 hour turn around. Upper management making poor decisions. Terrible logistics which majorly effects efficiency.

Field Service Technician in Pleasanton:
`"$Oil Field Worker."`
Pros: Learning new things and working hands on with equipment and workers.
Cons: Gone away from home for long periods of time.

Field Service Technician in Dallas:
`"$Satisfying Work That Keeps Me Out In The Field."`
Pros: Field work. Trust from supervisors. Working on something tangible.
Cons: Travel time. Weekend and night work.

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Key Stats for Field Service Technician

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 956 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Field Service Technician Salaries

▲21%

▲11%

▲4%

National Average
$45,000

▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 956 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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