Aircraft Electrician - Federal Salaries of 2020
Pay Rates for "Aircraft Electrician"How much does an Aircraft Electrician in the federal government get paid? $76,151.19* *Based on the 2020 average.
Aircraft Electrician was the 448th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2020, with 26 employed. The most common payscale was the nonsupervisory pay schedules - federal wage system payscale.
In 2020, the U.S. Coast Guard hired the most employees titled Aircraft Electrician, with an average salary of $76,151.
Government Aircraft Electrician jobs are classified under the Federal Wage Schedule, Wage Grade (FWS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Aircraft Electrician job is FWS-8, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is FWS-10. 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 is used to grade nonsupervisory work involved in installing, troubleshooting, adjusting, testing, modifying, calibrating, and repairing aircraft electrical systems and equipment on board conventional and non-conventional aircraft such as electrical power control and distribution systems, lighting systems, refueling and fuel quantity indicating systems, electrical warning, controlling, and actuating circuits, and tying-in power and control circuits for functional systems, such as hydraulics, armament, radar, engines, and fire suppression. The work is characterized by the need to understand the functional characteristics and relationships of various electrical systems and equipment on aircraft.
Agencies that have hired an Aircraft Electrician
|Agency||Employees Hired||Average Salary|
|U.S. Coast Guard||26||$76,151.19|
Aircraft Electrician Pay Distribution
The average pay for an Aircraft Electrician is $76,151.19. The highest paid Aircraft Electrician made $85,734 in 2020.
Common Aircraft Electrician Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Aircraft Electrician Employees|
|WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage System||23|
|WL - Leader Pay Schedule - Federal Wage System||3|
|Starting Paygrade:||$26.35 to $10.20 / hour at paygrade FWS-8|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$29.65 to $10.92 / hour at paygrade FWS-10|
|Occupation Family:||ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE FAMILY|
Other Jobs at the FWS-8 Paygrade
FWS-8 is the starting paygrade for Aircraft Electrician jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the FWS-8 paygrade.
|Occupation||Starting Paygrade||Maximum Paygrade|
|Lock and Dam Operating||FWS-6||FWS-8|
|Electrical Equipment Repairing||FWS-7||FWS-10|
|Railroad Maintenance Vehicle Operating||FWS-5||FWS-9|
Average Aircraft Electrician Pay Trend from 2004 to 2020
In 2004, the average pay for an Aircraft Electrician was $41,635. Since then, the average pay has increased to $76,151 in 2020.
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