The average salary for an Experienced Field Service Engineer is $72,087.
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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
Popular Employer Salaries 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 Philips Electronics. Reported salaries are highest at Agilent Technologies where the average pay is $83,524. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include General Electric Co (GE) and General Electric (GE) Healthcare, earning around $78,155 and $77,502, respectively. Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. pays the lowest at around $65,147. Carl Zeiss and Beckman Coulter Inc also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $72,250 and $73,900, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Field Service Engineer
Skills that pay less than market rate include Technical Services, System Repair, 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 $57,905 based on 191 salaries. An early career Field Service Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,217 based on 962 salaries. A mid-career Field Service Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,225 based on 772 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $74,661.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Field Service Engineer in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 15.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (11.4% more) and Houston, Texas (6.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (9.3% less), Atlanta, Georgia (6.7% less) and Chicago, Illinois (1.8% less).
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