Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic - Federal Salaries of 2017
Pay Rates for "Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic"How much does a Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic in the federal government get paid? $66,577.49* *Based on the 2017 average.
Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic was the 325th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2017, with 207 employed. The most common payscale was the nonsupervisory pay schedules - federal w payscale.
In 2017, the National Park Service hired the most employees titled Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic, with an average salary of $62,722.
Government Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic jobs are classified under the Federal Wage Schedule, Wage Grade (FWS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Heavy Mobile 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 involved in the maintenance, repair, and modification of heavy duty vehicles and mobile equipment which have utility systems or special hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, electrical, or electronic systems, features, or controls designed for such purposes as construction, combat, earth moving, ship loading, firefighting, and comparable industrial or special applications. Examples of heavy duty equipment covered by this occupation include bulldozers, road graders, crawler tractors, power shovels, locomotives, combat tanks, cranes, large missile transporters, and fire trucks. The repair of major systems (such as diesel, gasoline, multifuel, and turbine engines; automatic, standard, and cross-drive transmissions; heavy duty drive line systems; and hydraulic, electrical, and mechanical utility systems) is included, whether accomplished as part of or apart from repair of the total piece of heavy mobile equipment involved.
Agencies that have hired a Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic
|Agency||Employees Hired||Average Salary|
|National Park Service||62||$62,722.19|
|Department of Energy||28||$92,778.86|
|Bureau of Reclamation||18||$69,698.50|
|Veterans Health Administration||17||$58,127.12|
|National Cemetery Administration||14||$60,893.50|
|Bureau of Customs and Border Protection||13||$57,712.31|
|U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service||12||$60,406.17|
|Bureau of Land Management||6||$61,279.83|
|International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico||5||$55,626.80|
|Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement||3||$66,151.00|
|Federal Aviation Administration||2||$63,173.50|
|Federal Emergency Management Agency||2||$72,513.00|
|Indian Health Service||1||$104,225.00|
|Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service||1||$62,415.00|
|National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration||1||$56,996.00|
|Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust)||1||$70,184.00|
|Social Security Administration||1||$62,397.00|
Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic is $66,577.49. The highest paid Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic made $105,226 in 2017.
Common Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic Employees|
|WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal W||147|
|BB - Nonsupervisory - Negotiated Pay Employee||27|
|WS - Supervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage||10|
|BL - Leader - Negotiated Pay Employees||8|
|WL - Leader Pay Schedule - Federal Wage Syst||5|
|BS - Supervisory - Negotiated Pay Employees||3|
|WB - Wage Positions Under The Federal Wage Sy||3|
|FW - Wage Grade||2|
|AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E||1|
|XA - Special Overlap Area Rate Schedule - Non||1|
|Starting Paygrade:||$10.62 to $23.66 / hour at paygrade FWS-8|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$12.04 to $28.58 / hour at paygrade FWS-11|
|Occupation Family:||TRANSPORTATION/MOBILE EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE FAMILY|
Other Jobs at the FWS-8 Paygrade
FWS-8 is the starting paygrade for Heavy Mobile 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|
|Small Craft Operating||FWS-4||FWS-12|
|Braking-Switching and Conducting||FWS-7||FWS-9|
|Engineering Equipment Operating||FWS-8||FWS-11|
|Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic||FWS-8||FWS-11|
|High Voltage Electrician||FWS-8||FWS-10|
Average Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic Pay Trend from 2004 to 2017
In 2004, the average pay for a Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic was $49,826. Since then, the average pay has increased to $66,577 in 2017.
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