The average salary for an Experienced Field Service Engineer in St. Louis, Missouri is $73,194.
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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
Field Service Engineer Tasks
- Study technical manuals and attend training sessions provided by equipment manufacturers to maintain current knowledge.
- Perform preventive maintenance or service such as cleaning, lubricating and adjusting equipment.
- Keep records of maintenance, repair, and required updates of equipment.
- Inspect, test, and repair equipment following manufacturers' specifications, using test and analysis instruments.
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Popular Skills for Field Service Engineer
Skills that pay less than market rate include Systems Troubleshooting, Equipment Maintenance and Electronic Troubleshooting.
Pay by Experience Level for Field Service Engineer
An early career Field Service Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $65,634 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Field Service Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,521 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $79,992.
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Employees with Field Service Engineer in their job title in Portland, Oregon earn an average of 13.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (13.2% more) and Los Angeles, California (10.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (1.2% less).
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