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How Much Does a Field Service Technician Earn In The United States?

Field Service Technician Salaries
Updated December 31, 2020
Average Yearly Salary
$62,000
$43,000
$62,000
$90,000
The average field service technician makes about $62,897 per year. That's $30.24 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $43,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $90,000. Many of field service technicians seem to be drawn to technology and manufacturing companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case field service technicians tend to work at manufacturing, energy, and technology companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that Wyoming, California and Rhode Island pay field service technicians the highest salaries.
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Where Field Service Technicians Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where field service technicians earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

How Much Do Field Service Technicians Earn In Different Cities?

While a field service technician can average a salary of $62,897 per year, or $30.24 per hour, there are many opportunities for field service technicians to make more. For example, in Richmond, CA you might make $74,924 per year. Other high-paying locations include Phoenix, AZ, Las Vegas, NV and Washington, DC. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Richmond, CA where the average starting salary is $41,000. The highest paying states for field service technicians include Wyoming, California and Rhode Island. Meanwhile, Missouri, Arkansas, and West Virginia offer the lowest salaries.
Location
City
Average Salary

Richmond, CA

Salary Range55k - 101k$75k$74,924
Phoenix, AZ
Salary Range49k - 92k$68k$67,821
Las Vegas, NV
Salary Range47k - 88k$65k$65,301
Washington, DC
Salary Range49k - 84k$65k$64,954
San Antonio, TX
Salary Range47k - 87k$65k$64,506
New York, NY
Salary Range47k - 81k$62k$61,982

Hillsboro, OR

Salary Range45k - 79k$60k$60,305
Chicago, IL
Salary Range46k - 78k$60k$59,967
Seattle, WA
Salary Range45k - 75k$59k$58,812
Minneapolis, MN
Salary Range44k - 72k$57k$56,632
$38k
$101k

High Paying Field Service Technician Jobs

Which Companies Pay Field Service Technicians The Most?

If you want to get paid the most as a field service technician, being employed by a company such as Enernoc or CDK Global would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Archrock and MAPCO Express also report highly competitive salaries for field service technicians.
Company
Company
Average Salary
Enel X
Salary Range84k - 108k$96k$96,104
CDK Global
Salary Range85k - 104k$94k$94,264
Archrock
Salary Range81k - 107k$93k$93,373
MAPCO Express
Salary Range79k - 108k$93k$92,823
Trend Micro
Salary Range83k - 102k$93k$92,572
Siemens
Salary Range82k - 101k$91k$91,265
Lockheed Martin
Salary Range81k - 98k$90k$89,998
Boeing
Salary Range80k - 98k$89k$89,010
Gerber Scientific
Salary Range80k - 97k$89k$88,942
Advantest America
Salary Range77k - 100k$88k$88,477
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$108k

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Field Service Technician Salary History

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    How Much Do Field Service Technicians Make In Different Industries?

    As we previously stated, field service technician salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that manufacturing, energy, and technology companies tend to offer much higher salaries for field service technicians. For example, field service technicians make a whopping average salary of $62,948 while working for manufacturing companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $62,089 at energy companies and $61,085 at technology companies. But field service technicians may want to avoid working in the health care industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $58,629.
    Industry
    Average Salary

    Manufacturing

    Salary Range50k - 78k$63k$62,948

    Energy

    Salary Range48k - 78k$62k$62,089

    Technology

    Salary Range47k - 77k$61k$61,085

    Health Care

    Salary Range48k - 70k$59k$58,629
    $47k
    $78k

    How Experience Affects Field Service Technician Salaries

    The salary for a field service technician can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation 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.

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    $33,392
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    $43,222
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    $52,175
    $52,175
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