The average salary for an Experienced Field Service Engineer in San Jose, California is $85,000.
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What Do Field Service Engineers Do?
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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What Are Popular Skills for Field Service Engineers?
Skills that pay less than market rate include Systems Troubleshooting and Equipment Maintenance.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Field Service Engineers?
An early career Field Service Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $78,295 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Field Service Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,756 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $93,478.
Pay Difference by Location
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (20.5% less), Minneapolis, Minnesota (17.6% less) and Chicago, Illinois (13.0% less).
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