Senior Field Engineer Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Senior Field Engineer is $77,639 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Senior Field Engineer Salary (?
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$56,855 - $103,947
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $77,638
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Senior Field Engineer Salary (?
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$20.58 - $39.00
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MEDIAN: $31.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$56,855 - $103,947  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,715  
Profit Sharing
$171.14 - $9,787  
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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$55,649 - $109,852  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 391
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.58 - $39.00  
   
Overtime
$30.76 - $62.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,715  
   
Profit Sharing
$171.14 - $9,787  
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).
)
$55,649 - $109,852  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 93
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Job Description for Senior Field Engineer

Senior field engineers are responsible for all aspects of the planning, integration, and support of engineering products. This involves the planning and installation of an engineering product into a client’s existing system, solving all associated technical problems, and ensuring overall function. Once products are in place, senior field engineers maintain and service them according to their users’ needs; they may replace and upgrade existing products as well.
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Senior Field Engineer Tasks
  • Identify and resolve technological problems in the field.
  • Strengthen and build client relationships by improving their interaction with products.
  • Install, test, configure, and troubleshoot technology products.
  • Train internal and external groups on product features and specifications.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Field Engineer

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

Pay Difference By Location

Houston
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Seattle
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Los Angeles
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National Average
$79,000
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Dallas
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Experience Affects Senior Field Engineer Salaries

National Average
$79,000

Skills That Affect Senior Field Engineer Salaries

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
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Systems Troubleshooting
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National Average
$79,000
Electronic Troubleshooting
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 7%
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