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Elevator Mechanic - Federal Salaries of 2021

Pay Rates for "Elevator Mechanic"

How much does an Elevator Mechanic in the federal government get paid? $82,146.05* *Based on the 2021 average.

Elevator Mechanic was the 468th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2021, with 20 employed. The most common payscale was the nonsupervisory pay schedules - federal wage system payscale.

In 2021, the Government Printing Office hired the most employees titled Elevator Mechanic, with an average salary of $103,192.

Government Elevator Mechanic jobs are classified under the Federal Wage Schedule, Wage Grade (FWS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Elevator Mechanic job is FWS-10, 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.

Job Description

This standard is to be used for grading nonsupervisory jobs involved in the repair and maintenance of high speed elevator systems and moderate or low speed elevators, dumbwaiters, leveling ramps, and escalators to meet regulatory codes and work requirements. The work requires a knowledge of the construction, function, and maintenance procedures of dispatching or scheduling systems, systems components, driving and hoisting machinery, control mechanisms, guide structures, and car or platform equipment and counterweights. Skill is required in planning and carrying out tasks such as tracing and locating troubles, aligning and balancing the network of controls, adjusting and resetting safety devices, repairing and servicing electromechanical parts and equipment located in the machinery penthouse, shaftway, pit, or on the car or platform.

Agencies that have hired an Elevator Mechanic

Elevator Mechanic Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Elevator Mechanic is $82,146.05. The highest paid Elevator Mechanic made $110,611 in 2021.

Common Elevator Mechanic Payscales

Payscale Number of Elevator Mechanic Employees
WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage System 12
KE - Government Printing Office Negotiated Rates For Electricians 6
WS - Supervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage System 1
WL - Leader Pay Schedule - Federal Wage System 1

Starting Paygrade: $11.60 to $32.52 / hour at paygrade FWS-10
Maximum Paygrade: $12.06 to $34.60 / hour at paygrade FWS-11

Other Jobs at the FWS-10 Paygrade

FWS-10 is the starting paygrade for Elevator Mechanic jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the FWS-10 paygrade.

Occupation Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Industrial Equipment MechanicFWS-8FWS-10
Drill Rig OperatingFWS-8FWS-11
Electrical Equipment RepairingFWS-7FWS-10

Average Elevator Mechanic Pay Trend from 2004 to 2021

In 2004, the average pay for an Elevator Mechanic was $52,061. Since then, the average pay has increased to $82,146 in 2021.

Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 5313.

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