What does a Senior Field Service Engineer do?

Field service engineers design, install, or repair equipment related to different sectors of the technology world. They perform repair installation duties at a client's home or in a place of business. They can work in public and private sector settings and at electric manufacturing companies. Sometimes they are required to train customers on how to use certain types of hardware.

Field service engineers interact with clients to solve their issues. They install new hardware and software or systems and keep track of existing problems; they check on these existing problems and, at times, team up with other professionals. They are responsible for keeping track of newly- purchased equipment. Field service engineers work directly with people, have extensive knowledge of computer software and hardware, and possess excellent people and mechanical skills. Field service engineers need a minimum bachelor's degree in a scientific computer or engineering subject.

EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.1 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.4 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Senior Field Service Engineer Salaries

Average Base Pay

£37,738 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: £38K
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Senior Field Service Engineer Career Path

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Field Service Engineer
3 Jul 2020

“This isn’t a good place to learn good design and development habits in manufacturing.”

Field Engineer
5 Aug 2021

“I have been working here during 6 years and it has been such a great opportunity for my career.”

Synergy IT SolutionsSynergy IT Solutions
Field Service Engineer
17 Sep 2021

“Holiday bonus is based on the company's profit and is out of your control.”

Building & EarthBuilding & Earth
Field Engineer
28 Nov 2020

“The job itself is interesting and the company is growing which opens new opportunities for career advancement.”

Wyatt TechnologyWyatt Technology
Field Service Engineer
27 Oct 2020

“I was not particularly fond of my manager toward the end which is why I left.”

Field Engineer
20 Oct 2021

“Working at Emerson as a field engineer is a great opportunity to learn new things.”

DC GroupDC Group
Field Service Engineer
16 Sep 2019

“Our CEO Jon Frank believes Field Engineers efficient Service is a good representation to all of our customers.”

Field Engineer
17 Aug 2020

“JT4 also provides some of the best job security in the defense industry because they secure VERY long contracts.”

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