Field Service Engineer in San Jose, California Salary

How much does a Field Service Engineer make in San Jose, CA? In San Jose, a Field Service Engineer earns approximately $90,000 per year on average. This is 27% higher than the national average for a Field Service Engineer which is $65,769 annually. Salaries for a Field Service Engineer in San Jose range from $50,335 per year to $112,566 annually. Total Annual Pay, which includes salary, bonus, and profit sharing for a Field Service Engineer in San Jose ranges from $61,277 to $117,446 annually. Job satisfaction is reported as 5 out of 5 stars. Men make up a majority of the Field Service Engineer workforce in San Jose among those reporting — 100 percent to be exact. Many report receiving medical, dental, and vision benefits from their employer.

$50,335 - $112,566
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MEDIAN: $90,000
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$0$117K
Salary $50,335 - $112,566
Bonus $5,057
Profit Sharing $6,000
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$61,277 - $117,446
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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.

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Field Service Engineer Tasks

  • Keep records of maintenance, repair, and required updates of equipment.
  • Inspect, test, and repair equipment following manufacturers' specifications, using test and analysis instruments.
  • 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.

About San Jose, California

Santa Clara County, California
1,026,919
Male:
518,317 (50.5%)
Female:
508,602 (49.5%)
San Jose (/ˌsæn hoʊˈzeɪ/; Spanish for Saint Joseph), originally Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe and officially the City of San José, is the third-largest city by population in California, the tenth-largest by population in the United States, and the county seat of Santa Clara County. San Jose is the largest city within the Bay Area and the largest city in Northern California. Before the arrival of the Spanish, the area around San Jose was inhabited by the Ohlone people. San Jose was founded on November 29, 1777, as San José de Guadalupe, the first civilian town in the Spanish colony of Alta California. The city served as a farming community to support Spanish military installations at San Francisco and Monterey. When California gained statehood in 1850, San Jose became the capital. After more than 150 years as a small farming community, the San Jose area in the mid-20th century contained some of...
San Jose:
$91,451
California:
$64,500
$1,757
San Jose:
$717,100
California:
$449,100
4.1%

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Field Service Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working in San Jose?

Field Service Engineer in San Jose:
"Traffic/commute, high cost of living."
Pros: Town where I grew up.
Cons: High cost of living/ traffic/ bad roads/taxes.

Key Stats for Field Service Engineer

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
25%

Experience Affects Field Service Engineer Salaries

National Average
$90,000

Experienced
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼28%

Skills That Affect Field Service Engineer Salaries

National Average
$90,000

Electronic Troubleshooting
▼24%

Technical Services
▼28%

System Repair
▼29%

Troubleshooting
▼29%

Systems Troubleshooting
▼29%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 88%
no benefits
None: 13%