Field Service Technician Salary

The average wage for a Field Service Technician is $19.45 per hour. A skill in Industrial Hydraulics is associated with high pay for this job.

$32,609 - $71,032
$33K
$49K
$71K
MEDIAN: $48,573
10%
50%
90%

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$13.85 - $28.45
$14
$20
$28
MEDIAN: $19.59
10%
50%
90%

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Show Annual Salary Show Hourly Rate
$0$71K
Salary $32,609 - $71,032
Bonus $0.00 - $5,069
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,018
Commission $152 - $11,836
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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$30,781 - $68,577
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,639
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $13.85 - $28.45
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $5.42
Overtime $19.63 - $42.38
Annual Data $0$68K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,069
Commission $152 - $11,836
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,018
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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$30,781 - $68,577
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 4,899

Job Description for Field Service Technician

The field service technician performs different types of support at the customer’s location, such as troubleshooting, setup, and installation of systems and equipment. Daily work logs and service tickets must be filled out and accurate, and there is an element of end user and owner training to the position. Technicians must be able to work face to face with customers on a regular basis, providing training and product support. There is some physical labor involved in being a field technician, and some lifting of equipment.

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Field Service Technician Tasks

  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair units while in the field.
  • Maintain records of service calls, training, and expenses.
  • Provide on-call emergency service as required and maintain communication with the department manager while in the field.
  • Educate customers on preventive maintenance and safety regulations, and provide general customer service on the phone and in person.

Common Career Paths for Field Service Technician


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Pay by Experience Level for Field Service Technician

Pay by Experience for a Field Service Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Field Service Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 2,916 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Field Service Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 1,851 salaries. An experienced Field Service Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 1,789 salaries. A Field Service Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 908 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,712

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Field Service Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Field Service Technician?

Field Service Technician in Phoenix:
"Lots of overtime."
Pros: Working with tools to build things.
Cons: Unpredictability of schedule, on call 24/7.

Field Service Technician in Chicago:
"Its a fun and pleasent experience. Youre treated like a hero."
Pros: I love solving issues that only I can solve. I get respect for my extensive experience and knowledge.
Cons: I really don't like the pay,

Field Service Technician in Hutto:
"AMI meter techician."
Pros: Constantly on the move.
Cons: Low pay.

Field Service Technician in Georgetown:
"GreY."
Pros: Freedom company truck and cell phone.
Cons: Manager he forgets a lot of things.

Field Service Technician in Cincinnati:
Pros: I like working with my hands on something I am good at while solving problems.
Cons:

Field Service Technician in Sheboygan:
"Field service technician."
Pros: I like working independently. I enjoy my day to day being different everyday.
Cons: I feel like I am underpaid for what I have to do.

Field Service Technician in Auburn:
"Below my education."
Pros: The people I work with are great be work with.
Cons: On call, overtime, schedule.

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Key Stats for Field Service Technician

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1240 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Field Service Technician Salaries

▲20%

▲10%

▲3%

National Average
$46,000

▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1240 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 21%