Lead Field Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$82,000
$62,000
$82,000
$107,000
Lead Field Engineers in the United States make an average salary of $82,432 per year or $39.63 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $62,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $107,000. If you like following the crowd, Automotive and Technology 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 Energy, Manufacturing, and Construction companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. California, Wisconsin, New Mexico, Nevada, and Oklahoma provide the highest Lead Field Engineer salaries.
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Map of Lead Field Engineer Salaries

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

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Average Lead Field Engineer Salary By Location

While a Lead Field Engineer can average a salary of $82,432 per year, or $39.63 per hour, there are many opportunities for Lead Field Engineers to make more. For example, in San Francisco, CA you might make $130,527 per year. Other high-paying locations include Las Vegas, NV, Midvale, UT and Seattle, WA. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to San Francisco, CA where the average starting salary is $84,000. The highest paying states for Lead Field Engineers include California, Wisconsin and New Mexico. Meanwhile, Virginia, Indiana, and Alabama offer the lowest salaries.

Average Lead Field Engineer Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a Lead Field Engineer, working for General Electric or General Atomics might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Lockheed Martin and Bechtel report highly competitive salaries for Lead Field Engineers.
Company
Average Salary
$82,818
$83k
$77,090
$77k
$77,059
$77k
$73,291
$73k

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Average Lead Field Engineer Pay By Industry

As we previously stated, Lead Field Engineer salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that Energy, Manufacturing, and Construction companies tend to offer much higher salaries for Lead Field Engineers. For example, Lead Field Engineers make a whopping average salary of $84,602 while working for Energy companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $83,248 at Manufacturing companies and $83,215 at Construction companies. But Lead Field Engineers may want to avoid working in the Professional industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $74,727.
Industry
Average Salary
Energy
Energy
$84,602
$85k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$83,248
$83k
Construction
Construction
$83,215
$83k
Technology
Technology
$75,006
$75k
Professional
Professional
$74,727
$75k

Lead Field Engineer Salary History

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Recently Added Lead Field Engineer Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Lead Field Engineer
Lead Field Engineer
02/26/2020
02/26/2020
$100,000
$100,000
02/26/2020
Lead Field Engineer
Lead Field Engineer
12/23/2019
12/23/2019
$100,000
$100,000
12/23/2019
Lead Field Engineer
Lead Field Engineer
11/22/2019
11/22/2019
$100,000
$100,000
11/22/2019
Lead Field Engineer
Lead Field Engineer
11/22/2019
11/22/2019
$100,000
$100,000
11/22/2019
Lead Piping Field Engineer
Lead Piping Field Engineer
07/24/2019
07/24/2019
$104,478
$104,478
07/24/2019
Air Motion Systems, Inc.
Air Motion Systems, Inc.
Lead Field Engineer
Lead Field Engineer
Lead Field Engineer
07/16/2019
07/16/2019
$125,000
$125,000
07/16/2019
Tamr, Inc.
Tamr, Inc.
Field Engineering Lead
Field Engineering Lead
Field Engineering Lead
06/14/2019
06/14/2019
$147,600
$147,600
06/14/2019
Asiacom Americas Inc.
Asiacom Americas Inc.
Field Engineer Lead
Field Engineer Lead
Field Engineer Lead
04/08/2019
04/08/2019
$72,000
$72,000
04/08/2019
Leader Field Engineering
Leader Field Engineering
02/27/2019
02/27/2019
$92,863
$92,863
02/27/2019
Lead Field Engineer
Lead Field Engineer
10/25/2018
10/25/2018
$104,790
$104,790
10/25/2018