Automotive Mechanic - Federal Salaries of 2021
Pay Rates for "Automotive Mechanic"How much does an Automotive Mechanic in the federal government get paid? $68,061.59* *Based on the 2021 average.
Automotive Mechanic was the 200th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2021, with 689 employed. The most common payscale was the nonsupervisory pay schedules - federal wage system payscale.
In 2021, the Customs and Border Protection hired the most employees titled Automotive Mechanic, with an average salary of $0.
Government Automotive Mechanic jobs are classified under the Federal Wage Schedule, Wage Grade (FWS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Automotive Mechanic 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 all nonsupervisory jobs involved in the maintenance, repair, and overhaul of combustion-powered automotive vehicles, over-the-road trucks, and comparable vehicles, such as passenger cars, pickup trucks, buses, semitrailer truck tractors, warehouse tractors, farm tractors, forklifts, motorcycles, light combat vehicles such as jeeps and trucks, and other vehicles with similar characteristics, including their gasoline and diesel engines and other mechanical, hydraulic, electrical, and electronically controlled systems.
Agencies that have hired an Automotive Mechanic
|Agency||Employees Hired||Average Salary|
|Customs and Border Protection||320||$0.00|
|Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System||121||$75,203.48|
|National Park Service||55||$62,374.16|
|National Cemetery Administration||43||$58,869.63|
|Veterans Health Administration||25||$63,678.44|
|Federal Emergency Management Agency||16||$66,898.94|
|Agricultural Research Service||11||$57,214.27|
|U.S. Coast Guard||11||$64,333.36|
|Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers||10||$69,255.20|
|Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust)||10||$69,467.40|
|Immigration and Customs Enforcement||3||$0.00|
|Bureau of Land Management||3||$81,809.67|
|U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service||2||$65,719.50|
|National Gallery of Art||1||$76,695.00|
|St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation||1||$77,138.00|
|Drug Enforcement Administration||1||$0.00|
|Bureau of Reclamation||1||$99,738.00|
|U.S. Secret Service||1||$63,068.00|
|National Institute of Standards and Technology||1||$73,465.00|
Automotive Mechanic Pay Distribution
The average pay for an Automotive Mechanic is $68,061.59. The highest paid Automotive Mechanic made $99,738 in 2021.
Common Automotive Mechanic Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Automotive Mechanic Employees|
|WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage System||465|
|WS - Supervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage System||183|
|WL - Leader Pay Schedule - Federal Wage System||36|
|XA - Special Overlap Area Rate Schedule - Nonsupervisory - Federal Wage System||4|
|BB - Nonsupervisory - Negotiated Pay Employees||1|
|Starting Paygrade:||$10.68 to $28.58 / hour at paygrade FWS-8|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$11.60 to $32.52 / hour at paygrade FWS-10|
|Occupation Family:||TRANSPORTATION/MOBILE EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE FAMILY|
Other Jobs at the FWS-8 Paygrade
FWS-8 is the starting paygrade for Automotive Mechanic jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the FWS-8 paygrade.
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Average Automotive Mechanic Pay Trend from 2004 to 2021
In 2004, the average pay for an Automotive Mechanic was $48,087. Since then, the average pay has increased to $68,062 in 2021.
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