The average salary for a Senior Field Engineer is $79,656.
Is Senior Field Engineer your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
$56k - $118k
$630 - $16k
$0 - $9k
$7k - $18k
$52k - $118k
Your Market Worth Over Time
How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.
Job Description for Senior Field Engineer
Senior field engineers are responsible for all aspects of the planning, integration, and support of engineering products. This involves the planning and installation of an engineering product into a client’s existing system, solving all associated technical problems, and ensuring overall function. Once products are in place, senior field engineers maintain and service them according to their users’ needs; they may replace and upgrade existing products as well. Senior field engineers are res…Read more
Senior Field Engineer Tasks
- Install, test, configure, and troubleshoot technology products.
- Train internal and external groups on product features and specifications.
- Identify and resolve technological problems in the field.
- Strengthen and build client relationships by improving their interaction with products.
Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Field Engineer
Explore the most common career paths for Senior Field Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Senior Field Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)
Senior Field Engineer Job Listings
Popular Skills for Senior Field Engineer
Skills in Project Management and Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation, Electronic Troubleshooting and Systems Troubleshooting.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Field Engineer
An entry-level Senior Field Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $71,216 based on 5 salaries. An early career Senior Field Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,011 based on 57 salaries. A mid-career Senior Field Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,713 based on 82 salaries. An experienced Senior Field Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,230 based on 146 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $81,699.
Pay Difference by Location
Learn more about cost of living by city.
Employees with Senior Field Engineer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 43.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (13.0% more) and Ashburn, Virginia (4.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (12.1% less), Houston, Texas (2.1% less) and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (0.2% less).
Years of Experience
This data is based on 398 survey responses.
Related Job Salaries
$28k - $55k
$53k - $98k
$32k - $67k
$51k - $96k
$48k - $111k
$57k - $109k
$28k - $52k
$35k - $72k
$29k - $70k
$41k - $102k