Avg. Base Salary (ZAR)
The average salary for a Field Service Engineer is R302,882
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Field Service Engineers?
An early career Field Service Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R194,533 based on 22 salaries. A mid-career Field Service Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R205,659 based on 16 salaries.
What Do Field Service Engineers Do?
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.
No formal education is required …Read more
- 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.