The average salary for an Experienced Field Service Engineer in Chicago, Illinois is $71,201.
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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 Equipment Maintenance, Technical Services and Electronic Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Troubleshooting and Systems 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 $63,225 based on 38 salaries. A mid-career Field Service Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,094 based on 34 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $75,637.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Field Service Engineer in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 16.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (12.3% more) and Los Angeles, California (10.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (8.2% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (5.5% less).
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