The average salary for a Field Service Engineer in United Kingdom is £27,949.
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Job Description for Field Service Engineer
Field service engineers work with their hands to fix what is broken, primarily in electronic installation and scheduling maintenance and malfunctions, and most days are spent traveling from one work-site to another to resolve the electrical problems or situations that arise. They work with several types of tools and machinery in these situations, both indoors and outdoors, and most work alone or in small teams with two to three others depending on the employer. No formal education is required f…Read more
Field Service Engineer Tasks
- Keep records of maintenance, repair, and required updates of equipment.
- Inspect, test, and repair equipment following manufacturers' specifications, using test and analysis instruments.
- Study technical manuals and attend training sessions provided by equipment manufacturers to maintain current knowledge.
- Perform preventive maintenance or service such as cleaning, lubricating and adjusting equipment.
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Popular Skills for Field Service Engineer
Skills in Electronic Troubleshooting, Equipment Maintenance, Troubleshooting, Systems Troubleshooting and System Repair are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Field Service Engineer
An entry-level Field Service Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £20,651 based on 14 salaries. An early career Field Service Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £25,258 based on 141 salaries. A mid-career Field Service Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £28,614 based on 137 salaries. An experienced Field Service Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £30,678 based on 171 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £30,575.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Field Service Engineer in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 10.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Manchester, England: Manchester (1.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Birmingham, England: West Midlands (20.6% less), Birmingham, England: Birmingham (15.9% less) and Bristol, England: Bristol (8.7% less).
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