field service technician

A field service technician is a general term for any mobile repair or assessment technician who travels to a site to troubleshoot equipment problems.

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.

To become a field technician, you first need a high school diploma or equivalent. Though some jobs require a bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field, some field service jobs only require an associate degree or vocational school certificate and provide on the job training.

What Does A Field Service Specialist Do. Computer support specialists provide help and advice to people and organizations using computer software or equipment. Some, called computer network support specialists, support information technology (IT) employees within their organization.