Highest Paying Skills for Field Service Technicians

If you like working with tech, but don’t like being tied to an office chair, you might want to consider a career as a field service technician.

As the title suggests, field service technicians are on-call support technicians who provide emergency services while maintaining communication with their home office while out in the field. They are responsible for working with customers to prevent, troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair issues. As a field service tech, you need to have flexible thinking to solve issues, and an ability to work well with customers. You will also provide training in line with safety regulations for customers.

According to PayScale, the average salary for a field service technician is $47,128 per year, with a reported salary range of $29,731 to $65,914. The highest paid field service techs are in Seattle, WA where the average reported yearly salary is $53,091. Houston, TX and Chicago, IL are next, with average reported salaries of $50,452 and $49,872 per year, respectively.

Check out openings on Monster to find Field Service Technician jobs in your area.