Average Early-Career Field Service Engineer Salary

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The average salary for an Early-Career Field Service Engineer is $61,863.
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$46k - $80k
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$958 - $7k
$275 - $9k
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$43k - $82k

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Job Description for Field Service Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Field Service Engineer are from the companies General Electric (GE) Healthcare, General Electric Co (GE) and Agilent Technologies. Reported salaries are highest at Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. where the average pay is $71,034. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Rockwell Automation, Inc. and Siemens, earning around $70,933 and $67,470, respectively. General Electric (GE) Healthcare pays the lowest at around $55,355. Swisslog and Agilent Technologies also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $58,725 and $62,400, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Field Service Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include System Repair, Technical Services, Equipment Maintenance, Systems Troubleshooting and Electronic Troubleshooting.

Pay by Experience Level for Field Service Engineer

An entry-level Field Service Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $57,913 based on 193 salaries. A mid-career Field Service Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,916 based on 766 salaries. An experienced Field Service Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,753 based on 862 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $75,840.
Employees with Field Service Engineer in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 8.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (6.8% more) and Chicago, Illinois (1.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Charlotte, North Carolina (12.3% less), Portland, Oregon (9.0% less) and Hillsboro, Oregon (7.2% less).

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