The average salary for a Mid-Career Field Service Engineer is $68,349.
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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
Popular Employer Salaries for Field Service Engineer
The top respondents for the job title Field Service Engineer are from the companies Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc., General Electric Co (GE) and Hubbard-Hall Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc. where the average pay is $79,004. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include General Electric Co (GE) and Siemens, earning around $78,627 and $75,000, respectively. Hubbard-Hall Inc. pays the lowest at around $64,668. Rockwell Automation, Inc. and Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $71,000 and $72,497, 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 System Repair, Customer Service, 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 $58,451 based on 188 salaries. An early career Field Service Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,962 based on 965 salaries. An experienced Field Service Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,037 based on 824 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $76,090.
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Employees with Field Service Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 18.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (8.5% more) and San Diego, California (6.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (16.5% less), Houston, Texas (5.3% less) and Chicago, Illinois (4.2% less).
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