Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic - Federal Salaries of 2021
Pay Rates for "Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic"How much does an Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic in the federal government get paid? $67,482.14* *Based on the 2021 average.
Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic was the 155th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2021, with 1,125 employed. The most common payscale was the nonsupervisory pay schedules - federal wage system payscale.
In 2021, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic, with an average salary of $64,473.
Government Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic jobs are classified under the Federal Wage Schedule, Wage Grade (FWS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic job is FWS-8, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is FWS-11. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.
This standard covers nonsupervisory work that is performed to repair and modify a variety of equipment and systems that achieve regulated climatic conditions. This work requires a knowledge of principles of air conditioning, the ability to recognize and determine the best method for correcting malfunctions and the skill to make repairs to a variety of air conditioning and cooling unit systems.
Agencies that have hired an Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic
|Agency||Employees Hired||Average Salary|
|Veterans Health Administration||782||$64,472.86|
|Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System||231||$78,925.76|
|U.S. Coast Guard||25||$57,771.04|
|Agricultural Research Service||21||$60,867.57|
|Federal Emergency Management Agency||9||$71,020.33|
|National Institute of Standards and Technology||9||$60,615.78|
|Indian Health Service||8||$59,773.13|
|National Park Service||8||$64,073.38|
|National Gallery of Art||5||$68,664.00|
|John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts||5||$75,855.00|
|Bureau of the Census||4||$61,551.00|
|Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology||1||$73,984.00|
|Department of Energy||1||$100,904.00|
|Public Buildings Service||1||$75,695.00|
|Bureau of Reclamation||1||$90,430.00|
Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic Pay Distribution
The average pay for an Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic is $67,482.14. The highest paid Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic made $105,768 in 2021.
Common Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic Employees|
|WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage System||813|
|WS - Supervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage System||261|
|WL - Leader Pay Schedule - Federal Wage System||46|
|AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not Elsewhere Specified||2|
|BB - Nonsupervisory - Negotiated Pay Employees||1|
|WB - Wage Positions Under The Federal Wage System Not Otherwise Designated||1|
|XA - Special Overlap Area Rate Schedule - Nonsupervisory - Federal Wage System||1|
|Starting Paygrade:||$10.68 to $28.58 / hour at paygrade FWS-8|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$12.06 to $34.60 / hour at paygrade FWS-11|
|Occupation Family:||INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE FAMILY|
Other Jobs at the FWS-8 Paygrade
FWS-8 is the starting paygrade for Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the FWS-8 paygrade.
|Occupation||Starting Paygrade||Maximum Paygrade|
|Electronic Industrial Controls Mechanic||FWS-8||FWS-12|
|Blocking and Bracing||FWS-7||FWS-8|
|Water Treatment Plant Operating||FWS-7||FWS-9|
|Wastewater Treatment Plant Operating||FWS-7||FWS-9|
Average Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic Pay Trend from 2004 to 2021
In 2004, the average pay for an Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic was $48,613. Since then, the average pay has increased to $67,482 in 2021.
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