Senior Field Engineer Salary

A Senior Field Engineer earns an average salary of $76,917 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Engineering Design and Troubleshooting.

$52,452 - $105,605
$52K
$77K
$110K
MEDIAN: $76,917
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50%
90%

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$19.72 - $46.39
$20
$33
$46
MEDIAN: $33.08
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,452 - $105,605  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,913  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,757  
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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$52,287 - $108,914  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 169
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.72 - $46.39  
   
Overtime
$27.17 - $65.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,913  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,757  
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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$52,287 - $108,914  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 57

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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

  • Install, test, configure, and troubleshoot technology products.
  • Train internal and external groups on product features and specifications.
  • Identify and resolve technological problems in the field.
  • Strengthen and build client relationships by improving their interaction with products.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Field Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Field Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Field Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 43 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Field Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 72 salaries. An experienced Senior Field Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 102 salaries. A Senior Field Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 65 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $79,243

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Key Stats for Senior Field Engineer

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
29%
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Experience Affects Senior Field Engineer Salaries

▲7%

▲3%

National Average
$79,000

▼1%

▼17%

Skills That Affect Senior Field Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
▲19%

Troubleshooting
▲12%


National Average
$79,000




Computer Hardware Technician
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 10%