Highest Paying Field Service Jobs – 2017

“Trade Jobs are expected to increase faster than the national average of all jobs over the next 10 years.” – PCHNews.com

The opportunity for those seeking trade or field service jobs today is huge. “According to recent studies, the U.S. may have as many as 3.5 million trade jobs available over the next decade with only 2 million workers. [Further] trade jobs are expected to increase faster than the national average of all jobs over the next 10 years” (PCHNews.com). In fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has stated that field service jobs like HVAC technicians and electrical contractors will grow twice as much than all other jobs (at 14% growth vs. 7%).

If you’re a millennial looking for your first job or have been in the workforce, but considering a career change, we’ve rounded up today’s highest paying field service jobs. The salary numbers below are based on national averages and Payscale March 2017 data. Visit Payscale.com to get average salary data, including salary by location, and general information around these field service jobs and others.

Highest Paying Field Service Jobs and Their Median Base Salaries:

  1. Electrical Engineer – $72,602
  1. Mechanical Engineer – $68,268 
  2. Master Electrician – $66,815
  3. Field Services Manager – $63,634
  1. General Contractor – $61,688
  1. General Operations Manager – $60,296

  2. Electrical Contractor – $60,000
  1. Certified Electrician – $60,000
  1. Master Plumber – $58,786 
  1. Maintenance Supervisor – $58,171 
  1. Service & Repair Technical Manager – $57,449
  1. General Project Manager – $53,169
  1. Master Carpenter – $51,872
  1. Electrician – $51,033
  1. Plumber – $50,568
  1. Electronics Technician – $50,053 
  1. HVAC Service Technician – $49,430
  1. HVAC Refrigeration Technician – $49,141 
  2. Field Service Technician – $48,067 
  1. Handyman – $45,422
  1. Carpenter – $44,138
  1. Painting Supervisor – $43,215
  1. HVAC Installer – $41,837 
  2. Maintenance Technician – $41,200
  1. Painter – $40,407 
  2. Computer Technician – $38,906
  1. Office Coordinator/Administrative Assistant – $38,735
  1. Landscape Foreman – $38,220 
  1. Irrigation Technician – $37,634 
  1. Building Maintenance Worker – $36,966
  1. Pest Control Technician Salary – $34,001 
  1. Carpet Cleaner – $33,378 
  1. Landscaper – $30,980
  1.  Landscaping or Groundskeeping Worker – $25,978
  1. Maid or Housekeeping Cleaner – $23,639

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Last modified: April 17, 2017

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