Average Lead Field Engineer Salary
$99,000 yearly
$47.63 hourly
Updated August 18, 2021
$80,000
10 %
$99,000
Median
$122,000
90 %
What Is The Average Lead Field Engineer Salary?
The average lead field engineer salary is $99,062 per year, or $47.63 per hour, in the United States. In terms of salary range, an entry level lead field engineer salary is roughly $80,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $122,000. If you like following the crowd, technology and construction companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out technology, energy, and construction companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Oregon, Nevada, Rhode Island, Washington, and New Hampshire provide the highest lead field engineer salaries.
PercentileascdescAnnual SalaryascdescMonthly SalaryascdescHourly Rateascdesc
90th Percentile
$122,000
$10,167
$59
75th Percentile
$110,000
$9,167
$53
Average
$99,062
$8,255
$48
25th Percentile
$88,000
$7,333
$42
10th Percentile
$80,000
$6,667
$38

Average Lead Field Engineer Salary By State

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

Average Salary

Lead Field Engineer average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
$71,095
$34.18
Alaska
$66,611
$32.02
Arizona
$96,637
$46.46
Arkansas
$85,309
$41.01
California
$93,871
$45.13
Colorado
$91,294
$43.89
Connecticut
$86,943
$41.80
Delaware
$108,156
$52.00
District of Columbia
$106,761
$51.33
Florida
$95,465
$45.90
Georgia
$87,313
$41.98
Hawaii
$69,212
$33.27
Idaho
$102,994
$49.52
Illinois
$97,248
$46.75
Indiana
$90,240
$43.38
Iowa
$83,021
$39.91
Kansas
$82,190
$39.51
Kentucky
$60,032
$28.86
Louisiana
$83,713
$40.25
Maine
$92,510
$44.48
Maryland
$88,041
$42.33
Massachusetts
$91,543
$44.01
Michigan
$79,590
$38.26
Minnesota
$73,988
$35.57
Mississippi
$87,552
$42.09
Missouri
$87,649
$42.14
Montana
$93,819
$45.11
Nebraska
$89,138
$42.85
Nevada
$117,469
$56.48
New Hampshire
$109,804
$52.79
New Jersey
$86,747
$41.71
New Mexico
$92,416
$44.43
New York
$86,921
$41.79
North Carolina
$71,160
$34.21
North Dakota
$94,521
$45.44
Ohio
$61,556
$29.59
Oklahoma
$91,250
$43.87
Oregon
$123,007
$59.14
Pennsylvania
$103,683
$49.85
Rhode Island
$112,021
$53.86
South Carolina
$49,506
$23.80
South Dakota
$85,135
$40.93
Tennessee
$88,128
$42.37
Texas
$94,845
$45.60
Utah
$71,627
$34.44
Vermont
$82,512
$39.67
Virginia
$82,161
$39.50
Washington
$111,024
$53.38
West Virginia
$78,499
$37.74
Wisconsin
$97,360
$46.81
Wyoming
$76,303
$36.68

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Highest Paying Cities For Lead Field Engineer

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
San Antonio, TX
$95,406
$45.87
Littleton, CO
$91,274
$43.88
Sterling, VA
$83,020
$39.91
Midvale, UT
$71,665
$34.45

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Average Lead Field Engineer Salary Over Time

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Location
    YearascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc% Changeascdesc
    2021
    $99,100
    $47.63
    +3.6%
    2020
    $95,500
    $45.93
    +3.1%
    2019
    $92,600
    $44.52
    -1.4%
    2018
    $93,900
    $45.13
    -0.0%
    2017
    $93,900
    $45.15
    -1.7%

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Gas Analyst

    Avg. salary: $77,360

    A gas analyst is faced with different responsibilities in the workplace. They are required to manage internal physical transactions with the gas management system. They may also be called upon to train new employees in GC-MS software and how to handle cylinders properly. Another duty of theirs is to analyze high-pressure cylinders of gas and check for purity using GC-MS. They may be in charge of monitoring some SCADA alarms and alerting field technicians to any problems.
    11,098 Gas Analyst Jobs
    Completion Engineer

    Avg. salary: $152,892

    Completion Engineers are engineering professionals who are responsible for designing and monitoring well completions and ensuring the safety of drilling completion operations. These engineers must communicate instructions to the drilling contractors for all operations while emphasizing safety, well control, and LEAN. They are required to conduct meetings on multiple onsite safety and analysis of hazardous materials to improve workplace safety. Completion Engineers must also work closely with the senior management to establish standard operating procedures that follow the industry and government regulations.
    64,961 Completion Engineer Jobs
    Engineer

    Avg. salary: $78,492

    Engineers are highly trained professionals who determine the feasibility of various projects, usually related to the construction industry. They are considered experts in mathematics and science, two disciplines that they need to use in designing and coming up with plans for projects. They should also be well-versed in different construction or industrial materials, and they ensure that appropriate materials are used for the project. They also ensure that the projects meet the requirements of the groups that hired them. They create spaces that would both address the needs of the end-users and the industry standards. They also ensure that the projects they make would stand the test of time.
    442,355 Engineer Jobs
    Reservoir Engineer

    Avg. salary: $122,845

    A reservoir engineer is responsible for evaluating the amount of fluid mechanics in underground reservoirs. Reservoir engineers should have excellent analytical and geological knowledge to determine the location of fuels using advanced technology systems and applications. They also verify the cost of oil and natural gas by analyzing market trends and consumer demands, especially for investment and drilling ventures purposes. A reservoir engineer should have excellent communication skills to write reports and strategize efficiency on drilling processes.
    19,735 Reservoir Engineer Jobs
    Petroleum Engineer

    Avg. salary: $109,025

    A petroleum engineer is responsible for developing safe and efficient extracting procedures of drilling oil and gas from the underground surface. Petroleum engineers inspect the safety and stability of tools and equipment before and after every operation, conducting preventive maintenance with the machinery for its optimal performance. They also evaluate the specifications and measurements of the location by studying blueprints and analyzing statistical surveys. A petroleum engineer must have excellent analytical and organizational skills, especially when implementing drilling operations and resolving inconsistencies and equipment failures.
    41,633 Petroleum Engineer Jobs
    Drilling Fluids Engineer

    Avg. salary: $83,006

    Together with a drilling rig engineer, a drilling fluids engineer helps with the pumping of fluids, testing liquids for unwanted particles. They also are involved in mixing fluids needed to drill oil or gas. Another task is providing reports for fluid properties acquired and giving recommendations. They keep a timely record of the performance of each staff member. If staffing is inadequate, they are also tasked to calculate funds for the drilling, allocating budget in both the procedures and miscellaneous expenses.
    18,262 Drilling Fluids Engineer Jobs

    Which Companies Pay Lead Field Engineers The Most?

    To earn a high income as a lead field engineer, working for Bechtel or Cisco Systems might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Gap and Ross Stores report highly competitive wages for lead field engineers.
    Company

    Recently Added Lead Field Engineer Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Compass Group USA Inc.
    Concessions Stand Lead-Wrigley Field
    Concessions Stand Lead-Wrigley Field
    Chicago, IL
    08/19/2021
    $31,305
    08/19/2021
    General Electric
    Lead Field Engineer-Steam Turbine
    Lead Field Engineer-Steam Turbine
    Toone, TN
    08/04/2021
    $69,000
    08/04/2021
    General Electric
    Lead Field Engineer-Steam Turbine
    Lead Field Engineer-Steam Turbine
    Ione, WA
    08/04/2021
    $69,000
    08/04/2021
    General Electric
    Lead Field Engineer-Steam Turbine
    Lead Field Engineer-Steam Turbine
    Nome, AK
    08/04/2021
    $69,000
    08/04/2021
    General Electric
    Lead Field Engineer-Steam Turbine
    Lead Field Engineer-Steam Turbine
    Pine, AZ
    08/04/2021
    $69,000
    08/04/2021
    General Electric
    Lead Field Engineer-Steam Turbine
    Lead Field Engineer-Steam Turbine
    Cole, OK
    08/04/2021
    $69,000
    08/04/2021
    General Electric
    Lead Field Engineer-Steam Turbine
    Lead Field Engineer-Steam Turbine
    Cove, UT
    08/04/2021
    $69,000
    08/04/2021
    General Electric
    Lead Field Engineer-Steam Turbine
    Lead Field Engineer-Steam Turbine
    Enon, OH
    08/04/2021
    $69,000
    08/04/2021
    General Electric
    Lead Field Engineer-Steam Turbine
    Lead Field Engineer-Steam Turbine
    Kentucky
    08/04/2021
    $69,000
    08/04/2021
    General Electric
    Lead Field Engineer-Steam Turbine
    Lead Field Engineer-Steam Turbine
    Rowe, MA
    08/04/2021
    $69,000
    08/04/2021

    Average Lead Field Engineer Salary by Demographic

    Lead Field Engineer Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $88,527
    female-income
    Female Income
    $85,100
    Median Lead Field Engineer Income by Race
    Asian lead field engineers have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Hispanic or latino lead field engineers have the lowest average salary at $83,423.
    $94,000
    $92,000
    $90,000
    $88,000
    $86,000
    $84,000
    $82,000
    Unknown
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    Unknown$87,015
    White$87,001
    Black or African American$84,160
    Asian$92,469
    Hispanic or Latino$83,423
    Average Lead Field Engineer Salary by Education Level
    Lead field engineers with a Doctorate degree earn more than those without, at $113,144 annually. With a Masters degree, lead field engineers earn a median annual income of $99,949 compared to $88,527 for lead field engineers with an Bachelors degree.
    $114,000
    $109,000
    $104,000
    $99,000
    $94,000
    $89,000
    $84,000
    Master's Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Doctorate Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    Master's Degree$99,949
    Bachelor's Degree$88,527
    Doctorate Degree$113,144