Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment Salary
With more than half of Electrical Equipment Field Service Engineers in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $36K to $100K per year and averages out to $65K annually. Work is enjoyable for Electrical Equipment Field Service Engineers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn vision coverage.
|Salary||$41,492 - $109,398|
|Bonus||$-0.50 - $6,953|
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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).)
|$35,877 - $102,253|
|Hourly Rate||$15.69 - $40.98|
|Overtime||$25.17 - $62.63|
|Bonus||$-0.50 - $6,953|
|Total Pay (||$35,877 - $102,253|
Job Description for Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment
Field service engineers for electrical equipment are generally hired by companies that use a large amount of electrical equipment; these companies can range from those that provide maintenance for their products to those that require a field service engineer to ensure their own equipment is kept in good condition. The field service engineer performs maintenance, repairs, installation, and removals of various types of equipment as required by their company. They should have a good understanding of the repair and maintenance practices of the company. This varies from company to company; for example, the engineer may need to know how to perform maintenance on ATMs or on air conditioners or on computers or on another type of equipment.Read More...
Field service engineers also submit documentation and reports for their assignments. Additionally, these individuals may be required to take phone calls and prioritize customer needs, and they must respond to requests in a timely fashion. The field service engineer communicates not only with customers, but occasionally with other engineers to collaborate on larger tasks. These professionals must comply with industry safety standards and regulations at all times.
Most companies require at least a high school diploma or equivalent for field service engineer positions, with some companies preferring an associate's degree. Experience is essential for this role, with most companies looking for at least two to three years of experience working with similar electrical equipment. Because the field service engineer for electrical equipment often spends most of their time in the field, they likely need a driver's license and must be able to carry some heavy equipment if needed. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment Tasks
- Provide technical and customer support for installed electrical systems.
- Maintain and inventory equipment used to perform installations, repairs, and maintenance.
- Estimate time and cost to complete installations, maintenance, and repairs to electrical systems and components.
- Investigate equipment failures to diagnose defective equipment.
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Popular Skills for Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment
Survey takers who work as Electrical Equipment Field Service Engineers usually report a few specific skills. Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation and Systems Troubleshooting are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 5 percent and 5 percent, respectively. Most people skilled in Electronic Troubleshooting are similarly competent in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation.
Pay by Experience Level for Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment
Pay by Experience for a Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment has a positive trend. An entry-level Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 24 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 30 salaries. A Field Service Engineer, Electrical Equipment with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 16 salaries.
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