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Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic - Federal Salaries of 2021

Pay Rates for "Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic"

How much does a Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic in the federal government get paid? $75,170.97* *Based on the 2021 average.

Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic was the 326th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2021, with 203 employed. The most common payscale was the nonsupervisory pay schedules - federal wage system payscale.

In 2021, the National Park Service hired the most employees titled Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic, with an average salary of $68,136.

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.

Job Description

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

Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic is $75,170.97. The highest paid Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic made $128,977 in 2021.

Common Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic Payscales

Payscale Number of Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic Employees
WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage System 140
BB - Nonsupervisory - Negotiated Pay Employees 28
WS - Supervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage System 11
BL - Leader - Negotiated Pay Employees 8
WL - Leader Pay Schedule - Federal Wage System 7
WB - Wage Positions Under The Federal Wage System Not Otherwise Designated 3
BS - Supervisory - Negotiated Pay Employees 3
FW - Wage Grade (similar To The Nonsupervisory Pay Schedule Under The Federal Wage System) 2
XA - Special Overlap Area Rate Schedule - Nonsupervisory - Federal Wage System 1

Starting Paygrade: $10.68 to $28.58 / hour at paygrade FWS-8
Maximum Paygrade: $12.06 to $34.60 / hour at paygrade FWS-11

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
Motor Vehicle OperatingFWS-4FWS-8
Engineering Equipment OperatingFWS-8FWS-11
Braking-Switching and ConductingFWS-7FWS-9
Industrial Equipment MechanicFWS-8FWS-10
Electrical Equipment RepairingFWS-7FWS-10

Average Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic Pay Trend from 2004 to 2021

In 2004, the average pay for a Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic was $49,826. Since then, the average pay has increased to $75,171 in 2021.

Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 5803.

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