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Average Field Service Technician Hourly Pay

$20.61
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,065
Bonus
$3,025
Commission
$1,432
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Field Service Technician is $20.61.
10%
$14.72
MEDIAN
$20.61
90%
$30.21
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $30
Bonus
$100 - $5,085
Profit Sharing
$98 - $5,793
Commission
$200 - $14,758
Total Pay
$31,962 - $69,774
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What Do Field Service Technicians Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Field Service Technician

3.7 out of 5
(2,418)
Highly Satisfied
210Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Field Service Technician are from the companies Spectrum, AT&T Inc. and Comcast Cable, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Siemens where the average pay is $27.85. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include AT&T Inc. and Crown Lift Trucks, earning around $23.59 and $23.24, respectively. Spectrum pays the lowest at around $15.69. Charter Communications, Inc. and Ricoh Corporation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $16.17 and $17.39, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Field Service Technicians?

Skills in Troubleshooting, Equipment Maintenance, Technical Services and Electronic Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Field Service Technicians?

An entry-level Field Service Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.13 based on 466 salaries. An early career Field Service Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.34 based on 3,763 salaries. A mid-career Field Service Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.49 based on 2,334 salaries. An experienced Field Service Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.13 based on 2,467 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $26.
Employees with Field Service Technician in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 13.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (11.5% more) and Denver, Colorado (10.5% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 10,790 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.3%
Early Career
34.9%
Mid Career
21.6%
Experienced
22.9%
Late Career
16.3%