The average salary for an Experienced Field Service Engineer in San Diego, California is $72,930.
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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 System Repair are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Electronic Troubleshooting, Equipment Maintenance and Technical Services.
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 $68,788 based on 20 salaries. A mid-career Field Service Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,024 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $82,323.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Field Service Engineer in their job title in Portland, Oregon earn an average of 17.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (14.1% more) and Los Angeles, California (10.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (10.4% less), Atlanta, Georgia (7.8% less) and Chicago, Illinois (2.9% less).
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