Electrical Power Controller - Federal Salaries of 2020
Pay Rates for "Electrical Power Controller"How much does an Electrical Power Controller in the federal government get paid? $117,018.84* *Based on the 2020 average.
Electrical Power Controller was the 275th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2020, with 354 employed. The most common payscale was the nonsupervisory - negotiated pay employees payscale.
In 2020, the Department of Energy hired the most employees titled Electrical Power Controlling, with an average salary of $123,932.
Government Electrical Power Controlling jobs are classified under the Federal Wage Schedule, Wage Grade (FWS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Electrical Power Controlling 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 covers nonsupervisory work involved in controlling the generation or distribution of electric power. The jobs are located at power generating plants, power distribution centers, and substations. This work requires the ability to anticipate load changes due to such items as work schedules and weather in order to engage or cut out power sources, to interpret wiring diagrams for a complete primary power system in order to plan routings and locate failures, and to determine the need for and, if warranted, follow emergency procedures in order to insure safety and provide continuous electric service. Employees know how to operate electric power generating and controlling equipment such as high voltage generators, rotary converters, transformers, motor-generators, and remotely operated switches and circuit breakers.
Agencies that have hired an Electrical Power Controller
|Agency||Employees Hired||Average Salary|
|Department of Energy||180||$123,932.27|
|Bureau of Reclamation||153||$114,491.34|
|Federal Emergency Management Agency||9||$70,104.67|
|International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico||5||$68,650.00|
|Veterans Health Administration||1||$58,290.00|
Electrical Power Controller Pay Distribution
The average pay for an Electrical Power Controller is $117,018.84. The highest paid Electrical Power Controller made $187,079 in 2020.
Common Electrical Power Controller Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Electrical Power Controlling Employees|
|BB - Nonsupervisory - Negotiated Pay Employees||285|
|BS - Supervisory - Negotiated Pay Employees||38|
|WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage System||14|
|XE - Supervisors Of Negotiated Rate Employees--federal Wage System||11|
|BL - Leader - Negotiated Pay Employees||4|
|WB - Wage Positions Under The Federal Wage System Not Otherwise Designated||1|
|WL - Leader Pay Schedule - Federal Wage System||1|
|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:||INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT OPERATION FAMILY|
Other Jobs at the FWS-8 Paygrade
FWS-8 is the starting paygrade for Electric Power Controlling jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the FWS-8 paygrade.
|Occupation||Starting Paygrade||Maximum Paygrade|
|Sheet Metal Mechanic||FWS-8||FWS-11|
Average Electrical Power Controlling Pay Trend from 2004 to 2020
In 2004, the average pay for an Electrical Power Controller was $69,428. Since then, the average pay has increased to $117,019 in 2020.
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