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Field Technician Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$34,000
$21,000
$34,000
$57,000
The average field technician makes about $35,027 per year. That's $16.84 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $21,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $57,000. Many of field technicians seem to be drawn to technology and media companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case field technicians tend to work at technology, utilities, and manufacturing 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 California, Arizona and Nevada pay field technicians the highest salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Tempe, AZ
$49,962
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Map of Field Technician Salaries

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

Average Salary

Average Field Technician Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a field technician is roughly $35,027 per year, which boils down to $16.84 per hour. Interestingly enough, field technicians have the highest salaries in Fremont, CA at about $57,016 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Fremont, CA is $28,000. Additionally, field technicians make more than the average salary in Tempe, AZ, Las Vegas, NV, Baltimore, MD, Portland, OR, and Chicago, IL. On a more broad level, field technician salaries are highest in California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Maryland, West Virginia, and Kentucky. On the contrary, Maine, Tennessee, and New Hampshire offer the lowest field technician salaries.

City
Average Salary
Fremont, CA
Fremont, CA
$57,016
$57k
Tempe, AZ
Tempe, AZ
$49,962
$50k
Las Vegas, NV
Las Vegas, NV
$44,810
$45k
Baltimore, MD
Baltimore, MD
$43,283
$43k
Portland, OR
Portland, OR
$42,993
$43k
Chicago, IL
Chicago, IL
$40,724
$41k
Colorado Springs, CO
Colorado Springs, CO
$40,603
$41k
New York, NY
New York, NY
$39,853
$40k
Manassas, VA
Manassas, VA
$39,315
$39k
Seattle, WA
Seattle, WA
$39,311
$39k

High Paying Field Technician Jobs

Average Field Technician Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a field technician, being employed by a company such as Merit Medical Systems or NTT Data International would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Cyient and Curtiss-Wright also report highly competitive salaries for field technicians.

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Field Technician Salary History

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    Average Field Technician Pay By Industry

    Field technician salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with technology, utilities, and manufacturing companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, a field technician can make a yearly salary of $37,523 while working for technology companies. All the while, other field technicians are making $36,251 at utilities companies and $34,880 at manufacturing companies. One industry field technicians may want to avoid is the construction industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $33,002.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Technology
    Technology
    $37,523
    $38k
    Utilities
    Utilities
    $36,251
    $36k
    Manufacturing
    Manufacturing
    $34,880
    $35k
    Energy
    Energy
    $34,185
    $34k
    Telecommunication
    Telecommunication
    $34,061
    $34k
    Professional
    Professional
    $33,551
    $34k
    Construction
    Construction
    $33,002
    $33k

    Field Technician Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for a field 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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