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Insulator - Federal Salaries of 2021

Pay Rates for "Insulator"

How much does an Insulator in the federal government get paid? $69,320.36* *Based on the 2021 average.

Insulator was the 496th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2021, with 11 employed. The most common payscale was the nonsupervisory pay schedules - federal wage system payscale.

In 2021, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Insulating, with an average salary of $62,569.

Government Insulating jobs are classified under the Federal Wage Schedule, Wage Grade (FWS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Insulating 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 is used to grade nonsupervisory jobs that involve fabrication and installation of insulating materials on tanks, boilers, turbines, pumps, pipes, valves, ducts, and other structures to reduce heat loss or absorption, prevent moisture condensation, or reduce sound levels. This work requires a knowledge of insulating materials and their insulating properties and the ability to lay out, form, and install a variety of insulating materials on regular and irregular shaped objects.

Agencies that have hired an Insulator

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Veterans Health Administration 8 $62,568.88
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 2 $94,265.50
National Gallery of Art 1 $73,442.00

Insulator Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Insulator is $69,320.36. The highest paid Insulator made $94,533 in 2021.

Common Insulator Payscales

Payscale Number of Insulating Employees
WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage System 9
WE - Currency Manufacturing 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 Insulating jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the FWS-8 paygrade.

Occupation Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Drill Rig OperatingFWS-8FWS-11
Production Machinery MechanicFWS-8FWS-11
Cement FinishingFWS-6FWS-8

Average Insulating Pay Trend from 2004 to 2021

In 2004, the average pay for an Insulator was $52,709. Since then, the average pay has increased to $69,320 in 2021.

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 3610.

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