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10 reasons why technicians pay Field Nation a 10% fee

August 9, 2022


Technicians frequently ask us about Field Nation pricing. Why do we charge technicians 10 percent of work order value? What do the fees include?

In this blog, we’ll walk through 10 aspects of our marketplace that benefit technicians.

1. Built-in marketing and sales

Field Nation has more IT service work available than any other platform, with more than 1.3 million work orders each year across the U.S. and Canada.

2. 24/7/365 online or phone support 

Field Nation is proud to offer 24/7/365 support. When unexpected issues happen, our team of experts can help with anything from using the Field Nation app to settling a dispute with a customer.

3. A team dedicated to your success

When technicians are successful, we’re successful. Field Nation has a dedicated Provider Success team whose sole focus is to help our community find value and grow their businesses on Field Nation. This team focuses on the technician experience of the platform, creating best practices and how-to content so you can achieve your business objectives.

4. No need to worry about contracts

Working without a written agreement can be costly. That’s why many independent contractors rely on contracts. Contractors often need to decide whether to spend the money to have a lawyer draw up a contract or create their own contract, putting themselves at risk. When you work on Field Nation, you can rest assured that you and your customers operate under the same Terms of Service.

5. Simplify your taxes 

Typically, independent contractors need an IRS 1099 form for every client. With Field Nation, you get one 1099 for all work completed on the Field Nation platform, no matter how many clients you have. This adds up to less paperwork and fewer hassles during tax season!

6. Technology that makes work easier

Field Nation has more than 20 software engineers and product managers exclusively focused on building a great platform for our technician community. The Field Nation app does everything from scanning barcodes to collecting digital signatures. Field Nation’s web experience includes Provider Insights, allowing you to generate work order and expense reports that you can export into applications like Excel. Our product delivery team continuously researches tools like these to enhance your experience.

7. No need to invoice clients

Are you tracking your time manually? Do you spend countless hours generating and sending invoices? With Field Nation, you save time on administrative tasks, and you don’t have to create or send invoices to your clients.

8. Get paid automatically

Get paid automatically through Field Nation every Friday by PayPal or direct deposit. There’s no need to chase down payments and worry about if or when you’ll see them. Work orders clearly list payment terms, and terms begin as soon as work is approved. Approximately 45% of work orders on the Field Nation platform are approved within one day of completion, and 90% of work orders are approved within nine days.

9. Earn recognition for stand-out performance

We want your hard work to be recognized and for you to get more work because of your outstanding performance. On top of reviews and ratings, we’ve added features like the Reliability and Timeliness Scores to show clients that you’re dependable.

10. Grow your business.

If you’re ready to expand your business, you have the option to start a Service Company — a group of technicians who perform work under one company. By employing multiple technicians, you can take on exponentially more work, including new geographies and types of work!

Ready to get started? Create a free account to begin requesting work orders.


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