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Average Field Service Technician Salary in Australia

AU$63,098
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$3,000
Bonus
AU$4,913
Commission
AU$972
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Field Service Technician in Australia is AU$63,098.
10%
A$48k
MEDIAN
A$63k
90%
A$85k
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AU$48k - AU$85k
Bonus
AU$485 - AU$15k
Profit Sharing
AU$488 - AU$20k
Commission
AU$0 - AU$5k
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AU$48k - AU$90k
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What Do Field Service Technicians Do?

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.

Career Paths

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Less common (< 8%)

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What Are Popular Skills for Field Service Technicians?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service, Electronic Troubleshooting, Equipment Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Technical Services.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Field Service Technicians?

An entry-level Field Service Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$52,947 based on 35 salaries. An early career Field Service Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$59,899 based on 252 salaries. A mid-career Field Service Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$66,802 based on 188 salaries. An experienced Field Service Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$66,843 based on 166 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$68,300.
Employees with Field Service Technician in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 15.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Adelaide, South Australia (5.3% more) and Sydney, New South Wales (1.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Mackay, Queensland (10.1% less), Newcastle, New South Wales (4.9% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (4.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 749 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.7%
Early Career
33.6%
Mid Career
25.1%
Experienced
22.2%
Late Career
14.4%

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