The average salary for an Early-Career Field Service Engineer with Systems Troubleshooting skills in Chicago, Illinois is $50,050.
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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 Skills for Field Service Engineer
Skills in Troubleshooting, Electronic Troubleshooting, Equipment Maintenance, System Repair and Technical Services are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Field Service Engineer
A mid-career Field Service Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $57,456 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Field Service Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,784 based on 10 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $75,000.
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Employees with Field Service Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 34.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (34.7% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (34.6% more).
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