What does a Field Manager do?

Field managers oversee, supervise, and evaluate employees in the field and customers' homes. They work in a range of industries, including heating systems, internet technology, Emergency Medical Services, the nonprofit sector, and others. They hire, train, and oversee representatives, supervising them on-site and directing their operations while they are in the field. They assign staff members territories, schedules, and appropriate supplies and equipment. They travel to sites and evaluate field representatives, generating reports that highlight the strengths and weaknesses of field representatives.

Field managers help employees improve and track their progress by creating plans and strategies while following through to ensure they have implemented agreed-upon tips and tools. They submit generated reports to human resources and provide training programs to field representatives to perform their duties effectively. They maintain field rules and responsibilities, ensure representatives adhere to the rules and respond to on-call tasks. Field managers schedule maintenance and repair for fleet vehicles and need a bachelor's degree in business management, administration, or related fields.

What responsibilities are common for Field Manager jobs?
  • Manage work schedules and time cards for all field staff.
  • Assign duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority to the lead technicians.
  • Actively contribute to enhancement planning efforts for the team, district, and regional levels.
  • Report directly to the operations manager.
  • Ensure adherence to procedures, processes, policies and standards.
  • Plan, organize, and manage activities of assigned staff and/or program.
  • Assist in the development, administration and implementation of training programs.
  • Respond to patron complaints and requests in a timely manner.
  • Maintain First Aid Kit and issue items when needed.
  • Review and sign of on internal crew productivity reports.
  • Make sure each officer is on site and perform properly.
  • Supervise assigned field staff to ensure quality service delivery.
  • Document all work performed using computer based service reporting procedures.
  • Ability to reach, climb, and/or grasp ladders or other tall structures.
  • Responsible to direct employees in field operations for the respective Division.
  • Field work involves walking, bending, and climbing on steep and rough terrain.
What are the typical qualifications for Field Manager jobs?
  • Bachelor's or Graduate's Degree in business, computer science, electronics, or engineering, or equivalent experience.
  • A natural leader and problem solver with a demonstrated sound work ethic.
  • Is confident and a professional at all times.
  • Experience with collaboration and critical thinking exercises.
  • Demonstrated time management and dexterity.
  • Comfortable processing terminations and providing technical assistance.
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Field Manager Salaries

Average Base Pay

₹27,941 /month
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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₹15T
Median: ₹28T
₹63T
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Field Manager Career Path

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Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
39%
2 - 4
24%
5 - 7
27%
8+
10%
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Read what Field Manager professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
California Democratic PartyCalifornia Democratic Party
Senior Deputy Field Organizer
11 Mar 2021

“Nice pay for people interested in volunteering and able to do this as a job.”

US Census BureauUS Census Bureau
Field Enumerator
26 Feb 2021

“The pay and mileage compensation was pretty good for a job that required little to no experience.”

HyperopticHyperoptic
Regional Field Manager
5 Aug 2020

“The challenges faced on daily basis can all be enjoyable as I work with such a great team.”

AccentCareAccentCare
Field Staff
27 Jun 2020

“During new employee orientation training a corporate nurse educator demonstrated the most flippant and unprofessional behavior I have ever witnessed in my entire career.”

US Census BureauUS Census Bureau
US Census Field Supervisor
3 Feb 2022

“Good pay and expenses.”

Spectrum Health SystemsSpectrum Health Systems
Field Faciliatator
20 Oct 2020

“1)The state director and our supervisor gave us freedom to teach our classes utilizing our own styles.”

FieldWorksFieldWorks
Field Canvasser
8 Feb 2022

“It was really great learning the ins and outs of launching petition campaigns and really understanding the political landscape.”

PA Democratic PartyPA Democratic Party
Field Organizer
26 Jan 2021

“Our union afforded us most of our benefits and paid us hourly for our work and overtime.”

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