The average salary for a Field Service Engineer is $67,294.
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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
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Popular Employer Salaries for Field Service Engineer
The top respondents for the job title Field Service Engineer are from the companies General Electric (GE) Healthcare, General Electric Co (GE) and Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at General Electric Co (GE) where the average pay is $78,561. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Siemens and General Electric (GE) Healthcare, earning around $74,335 and $72,124, respectively. Applied Materials Inc pays the lowest at around $66,000. Agilent Technologies and Rockwell Automation, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $67,961 and $69,342, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Field Service Engineer
Skills in Systems Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Technical Services, System Repair, Electronic Troubleshooting and Equipment Maintenance.
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 $59,000 based on 188 salaries. An early career Field Service Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,223 based on 966 salaries. A mid-career Field Service Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,764 based on 747 salaries. An experienced Field Service Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,405 based on 810 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $76,152.
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Employees with Field Service Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 15.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (8.4% more) and San Diego, California (6.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (0.8% less).
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