Field Engineer, Construction Salary
A Field Engineer, Construction earns an average salary of $62,543 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
|Salary||$48,556 - $80,747|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $8,500|
|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).)
|$43,850 - $94,726|
|Hourly Rate||$15.43 - $48.89|
|Overtime||$22.50 - $58.13|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $8,500|
|Total Pay (||$43,850 - $94,726|
Job Description for Field Engineer, Construction
Field engineering in construction is a highly skilled and technical job, as these engineers are in charge of overseeing very large construction projects. Their responsibilities range from the actual physical construction of each segment (i.e. pipes, roof, hearing system) to ensuring that environmental guidelines are met throughout the process. Field engineers are hands-on and spend a lot of time both in the office and out at the physical construction site.Read More...
Those in this position must have strong communication skills to work with both upper management and those working on the job site. They may also have to work with financiers and report the construction plan's progress. If a project falls behind, they should be prepared to explain the reasons and provide a plan for getting back on schedule.
The skills required for the job may vary, but experience is the key factor. Most employers prefer those with a minimum of 7-9 years of on-site job experience. A college degree with some focus on engineering and/or environmental construction is also generally required. Although the work will often be 8 - 5, these engineers may need to be on-call to assist with problems around-the-clock. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Field Engineer, Construction Tasks
- Oversee and manage staff and schedules during construction projects.
- Report obstacles and safety concerns, including' all progress and issues.
- Coordinate with other specialists around supplies and schedule.
- Ensure that civil, structural, and electrical systems are built to specifications.
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Pay by Experience Level for Field Engineer, Construction
Pay by Experience for a Field Engineer, Construction has a positive trend. An entry-level Field Engineer, Construction with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 112 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Field Engineer, Construction with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Field Engineer, Construction which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 20 salaries. A Field Engineer, Construction with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 16 salaries.
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