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Industrial Equipment Mechanic - Federal Salaries of 2022

Pay Rates for "Industrial Equipment Mechanic"

How much does an Industrial Equipment Mechanic in the federal government get paid? $90,876.62* *Based on the 2022 average.

Industrial Equipment Mechanic was the 264th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2022, with 369 employed. The most common payscale was the nonsupervisory - negotiated pay employees payscale.

In 2022, the Bureau of Reclamation hired the most employees titled Industrial Equipment Mechanic, with an average salary of $107,552.

Government Industrial Equipment Mechanic jobs are classified under the Federal Wage Schedule, Wage Grade (FWS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Industrial Equipment 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.

Job Description

This standard covers nonsupervisory work involving the dismantling, repairing, relocating, modifying, maintaining, aligning, and installing of general nonproduction industrial plant machinery, equipment, and systems such as bridge cranes, towveyor/conveyor and pneumatic tube systems, sandblasting machines, and other industrial plant support machinery and equipment; service, industrial waste and flood control equipment such as compressors, pumps, and valves; and engraving machines, aircraft test block equipment, and fire extinguishing systems.

Agencies that have hired an Industrial Equipment Mechanic

Industrial Equipment Mechanic Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Industrial Equipment Mechanic is $90,876.62. The highest paid Industrial Equipment Mechanic made $137,659 in 2022.

Common Industrial Equipment Mechanic Payscales

Payscale Number of Industrial Equipment Mechanic Employees
BB - Nonsupervisory - Negotiated Pay Employees 194
WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage System 133
XE - Supervisors Of Negotiated Rate Employees--federal Wage System 18
WB - Wage Positions Under The Federal Wage System Not Otherwise Designated 9
BL - Leader - Negotiated Pay Employees 8
KG - Non-craft Non-supervisory 3
WL - Leader Pay Schedule - Federal Wage System 2
WS - Supervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage System 2

Starting Paygrade: $10.68 to $28.58 / hour at paygrade FWS-8
Maximum Paygrade: $11.60 to $32.52 / hour at paygrade FWS-10

Other Jobs at the FWS-8 Paygrade

FWS-8 is the starting paygrade for Industrial 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
Wood WorkingFWS-5FWS-8
Railroad Maintenance Vehicle OperatingFWS-5FWS-9
Automotive MechanicFWS-8FWS-10
Explosives OperatingFWS-4FWS-8

Average Industrial Equipment Mechanic Pay Trend from 2004 to 2022

In 2004, the average pay for an Industrial Equipment Mechanic was $54,646. Since then, the average pay has increased to $90,877 in 2022.

Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 5352.

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