Field Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$73,000
$54,000
Min 10%
$73,000
Median 50%
$101,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Microsoft
Highest Paying City
Bellevue, WA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
3.1 years
How much does a field engineer make?
Field Engineers in America make, on average, $74,025 a year or $35.59 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $101,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $54,000 per year. Technology companies and Manufacturing companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Some of the states with the best Field Engineer salaries are Washington, Oregon, Massachusetts, Montana, and Idaho. The typical employment in the position spans 3.1 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Engineer
$79,392

Average Field Engineer Salary By Location

Field Engineers in the United States of America make on average $74,025 a year or $35.59 per hour. The top city when it comes to Field Engineer salaries is Bellevue, WA at $99,923 per year. Even as an entry-level Field Engineer, you will make $67,000 per year in Bellevue, WA. Washington, Oregon, Massachusetts, Montana, and Idaho are the highest paying states. The lowest earning states are Indiana, Kentucky, Georgia, Alabama, and South Carolina.

Map of Field Engineer Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Field Engineers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Field Engineer Salary By Company

If you are a Field Engineer, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Technology companies and Manufacturing companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Microsoft and Apple are the best paying companies for Field Engineers. Also, companies like Chevron and The Walt Disney Company pay their Field Engineers very well.

Average Field Engineer Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Field Engineer works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Energy companies, Technology companies, and Construction companies pay higher-than-average wages for Field Engineers. Energy companies pay their Field Engineers the highest wages, averaging $77,308 per year. Technology companies and Construction companies pay well too, at $74,434 and $69,519, respectively. The types of companies that pay Field Engineers the least are in the Manufacturing industry, where the average annual salary is $66,018.
Industry
Average Salary
Energy
Energy
$77,308
$77k
Technology
Technology
$74,434
$74k
Construction
Construction
$69,519
$70k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$66,018
$66k

Field Engineer Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Field Engineer Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Field Engineer can range from $56,970 to $121,570 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Field Engineer Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Machinery and Equipment-Field Engineer
04/29/2020
$60,000
Machinery and Equipment-Field Engineer
04/29/2020
$60,000
Bradley-Morris, Inc.
Field Engineer
04/29/2020
$83,480
Machinery and Equipment-Field Engineer
04/29/2020
$60,000
Bradley-Morris, Inc.
Field Engineer
03/09/2020
$83,480
Select Source International
Field Engineer 3
03/03/2020
$41,740
Select Source International
Field Engineer 3
03/03/2020
$41,740
Select Source International
Field Engineer 4
03/03/2020
$38,756
Select Source International
Field Engineer 4
03/03/2020
$32,787
Select Source International
Field Engineer 4
03/03/2020
$38,756
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