Average Service Engineer Salary

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The average salary for a Service Engineer is $67,177.
MEDIAN $67,177
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$45k - $99k
$506 - $10k
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$197 - $8k
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$44k - $98k

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Job Description for Service Engineer

Service Engineer Tasks
  • Provide technical and customer support for installed telecommunications systems.
  • Estimate time and cost to complete installations, maintenance, and repairs.
  • Prepare and submit accurate documentation of services provided.
  • Investigate equipment failures to diagnose defective systems.

Popular Employer Salaries for Service Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Service Engineer are from the companies Microsoft Corp, Welch Allyn, Inc. and Siemens. Reported salaries are highest at Microsoft Corp where the average pay is $110,782. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Welch Allyn, Inc., earning around $84,371. Pratt and Whitney pays the lowest at around $77,500. Siemens also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $83,794.

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Popular Skills for Service Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include Industrial Hydraulics, Technical Services, Customer Service, Electronic Troubleshooting and Troubleshooting.

Pay by Experience Level for Service Engineer

An entry-level Service Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $59,111 based on 97 salaries. An early career Service Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,890 based on 266 salaries. A mid-career Service Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,097 based on 168 salaries. An experienced Service Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,052 based on 168 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $79,380.
Employees with Service Engineer in their job title in Redmond, Washington earn an average of 54.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (18.3% more) and Detroit, Michigan (8.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (9.2% less), Indianapolis, Indiana (7.5% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (6.2% less).

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