$68,258
Avg. Salary
$28.99
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$4,958

Bonus

$4,071

Profit Sharing

$9,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Field Service Engineer in Houston, Texas is $28.99 per hour.

The average pay for a Field Service Engineer in Houston, Texas is $68,258 per year.

10%
$21.29
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$28.99
50%
$42.21
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MEDIAN $28.99
10%
$48k
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$90k
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MEDIAN $68,258
$47,951 - $89,700
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MEDIAN: $68,258
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$0$96K
Salary $47,951 - $89,700
Bonus $400 - $20,880
Profit Sharing $4,071
Commission $9,000
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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$50,316 - $96,954
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 65
Hourly Data $0$62
Hourly Rate $21.29 - $42.21
Overtime $31.18 - $62.24
Annual Data $0$96K
Bonus $400 - $20,880
Commission $9,000
Profit Sharing $4,071
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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$50,316 - $96,954
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

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.

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Field Service Engineer Tasks
  • Study technical manuals and attend training sessions provided by equipment manufacturers to maintain current knowledge.
  • Perform preventive maintenance or service such as cleaning, lubricating and adjusting equipment.
  • Keep records of maintenance, repair, and required updates of equipment.
  • Inspect, test, and repair equipment following manufacturers' specifications, using test and analysis instruments.

About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

Field Service Engineer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Field Service Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Field Service Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Field Service Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 13 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Field Service Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Field Service Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 15 salaries. A Field Service Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $94,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Field Service Engineer

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Field Service Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲34%

▲7%

National Average
$70,000

▼18%

▼20%

Skills That Affect Field Service Engineer Salaries

National Average
$70,000

Computer Service
▼5%

Project Management
▼6%

Equipment Maintenance
▼15%



Microsoft Office
▼17%


Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
▼19%

System Repair
▼23%


Customer Service
▼26%

Mechanical Tool Repair
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 17%