Entry-Level Field Service Engineer Salary

For Entry-Level Field Service Engineers, yearly average wages total $59K annually. Total incomes of Entry-Level Field Service Engineers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $8K from bonuses and close to $7K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $41K and $80K. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Field Service Engineers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$44,269 - $75,941
$44K
$59K
$76K
MEDIAN: $58,777
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50%
90%

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$17.16 - $32.11
$17
$25
$32
MEDIAN: $24.64
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$0$80K
Salary $44,269 - $75,941
Bonus $6.79 - $8,157
Profit Sharing $248.32 - $7,016
Commission $3,750
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$41,539 - $80,899
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 530
Hourly Data $0$49
Hourly Rate $17.16 - $32.11
Hourly Tips $3.79
Overtime $25.41 - $49.27
Annual Data $0$80K
Bonus $6.79 - $8,157
Commission $3,750
Profit Sharing $248.32 - $7,016
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$41,539 - $80,899
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 257

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Field Service Engineer Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Field Service Engineer


Beckman Coulter Inc leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $67K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $60,086

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Entry-Level Field Service Engineers, Boston provides a pay rate that is 12 percent greater than the national average. Entry-Level Field Service Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Diego (+8 percent), San Jose (+7 percent), Portland (+6 percent), and Pittsburgh (+5 percent). Los Angeles is the lowest-paying area, 12 percent south of the national average. Employers pay around 9 percent less in Hillsboro and 8 percent less in Atlanta, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Field Service Engineer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Field Service Engineer in Kansas City:
"All travel."
There was more Foreign travel and travel period than what I was prepared for.

Field Service Engineer in Denver:
"I had to be more timely."
Do your paperwork same day as job.

Field Service Engineer in Albuquerque:
"Field Service Engineer with more than fifteen years of exper."

Field Service Engineer in Minneapolis:
"Get All The Details Up Front."
Make sure you know what you are getting into: some companies view 'field service' differently than others. To some, it is being in the field (traditional); to others, it is more of a technical service position and you don't see as much of the field as you do a desk (non-traditional). Also, some field service positions consist of everything from startups/installs to retrofits and troubleshooting, while others don't have all of those items. If you enjoy a lot of travel, a bit of stress here and there, and working directly with external customers, field service can be a lot of fun.

Key Stats for Field Service Engineer

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 125 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
22%
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Skills That Affect Field Service Engineer Salaries

Project Management
▲10%


Technical Services
▼0%


National Average
$60,000

System Repair
▼1%

Troubleshooting
▼1%

Equipment Maintenance
▼1%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼2%


Electronic Equipment Installation
▼3%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
▼6%

Mechanical Tool Repair
▼6%

Microsoft Office
▼9%

Computer Hardware Technician
▼12%

Computer Service
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 125 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 9%
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