The average salary for an Early-Career Field Service Engineer in Chicago, Illinois is $62,842.
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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 Technical Services are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include System Repair, Systems Troubleshooting, Electronic Troubleshooting and Troubleshooting.
Pay by Experience Level for Field Service Engineer
A mid-career Field Service Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $63,000 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Field Service Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,577 based on 23 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $74,786.
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Employees with Field Service Engineer in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 7.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (5.1% more) and Houston, Texas (0.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Charlotte, North Carolina (13.7% less), Portland, Oregon (10.4% less) and Hillsboro, Oregon (8.7% less).
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