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Maintenance Mechanic - Federal Salaries of 2004

Pay Rates for "Maintenance Mechanic"

How much does a Maintenance Mechanic in the federal government get paid? $43,142.32* *Based on the 2004 average.
7,124 EMPLOYEES
$294.53M TOTAL SALARY
WG MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Maintenance Mechanic was the 39th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2004, with 7,124 employed. The most common payscale was the nonsupervisory pay schedules - federal w payscale.

In 2004, the National Park Service hired the most employees titled Maintenance Mechanic, with an average salary of $39,455.

Government Maintenance Mechanic jobs are classified under the Federal Wage Schedule, Wage Grade (FWS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Maintenance Mechanic job is FWS-7, 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 work involved in the maintenance and repair of grounds, exterior structures, buildings, and related fixtures and utilities, requiring the use of a variety of trade practices associated with occupations such as carpentry, masonry, plumbing, electrical, air conditioning, cement work, painting, and other related trades.

Agencies that have hired a Maintenance Mechanic

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
National Park Service 2,662 $39,455.36
Veterans Health Administration 1,026 $43,145.06
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 667 $58,059.35
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 393 $41,533.77
Indian Affairs 315 $37,748.62
Indian Health Service 266 $6,714.19
Forest Service 246 $39,519.90
U.S. Coast Guard 160 $49,281.23
Public Buildings Service 158 $50,491.85
Bureau of Land Management 150 $41,151.87
Bureau of Reclamation 130 $46,660.02
Customs and Border Protection 107 $45,514.26
Federal Aviation Administration 100 $52,285.40
Agricultural Research Service 100 $40,532.85
Federal Emergency Management Agency 55 $33,512.73
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 43 $43,887.02
National Cemetery Administration 42 $42,083.10
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 40 $46,798.28
Internal Revenue Service 39 $47,538.67
Federal Bureau of Investigation 35 $47,752.97
Geological Survey 30 $43,215.60
Department of Energy 30 $51,662.97
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 30 $0.00
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 28 $46,502.07
National Institute of Standards and Technology 28 $45,969.86
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 27 $44,514.26
U.S. Mint 24 $52,675.29
Social Security Administration 21 $49,740.14
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 20 $40,867.05
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 18 $36,869.17
National Institutes of Health 12 $500.00
Government Printing Office 11 $41,613.18
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 9 $42,774.22
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 8 $51,674.50
Bureau of the Public Debt 8 $46,428.00
Departmental Administration 7 $49,640.86
Bureau of the Census 7 $50,827.14
Food and Drug Administration 6 $12,776.50
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 6 $48,654.67
Armed Forces Retirement Home 6 $39,614.50
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 5 $47,867.60
Environmental Protection Agency 5 $51,328.20
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 5 $52,158.40
Mine Safety and Health Administration 4 $0.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 4 $37,081.00
Presidio Trust 4 $52,102.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 3 $48,174.67
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 3 $0.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 3 $63,549.33
Federal Highway Administration 2 $45,288.00
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 2 $40,070.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 2 $43,910.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 2 $39,580.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 2 $33,600.50
Program Support Center 2 $0.00
Office of Personnel Management 1 $49,942.00
Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation 1 $42,220.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 1 $48,043.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $41,886.00
Federal Supply Service 1 $47,092.00
U.S. Secret Service 1 $49,942.00

Maintenance Mechanic Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Maintenance Mechanic is $43,142.32. The highest paid Maintenance Mechanic made $89,386 in 2004.

Common Maintenance Mechanic Payscales

Payscale Number of Maintenance Mechanic Employees
WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal W 4,838
WS - Supervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage 1,235
WL - Leader Pay Schedule - Federal Wage Syst 291
XA - Special Overlap Area Rate Schedule - Non 217
CE - Contract Education--year Long 166
BB - Nonsupervisory - Negotiated Pay Employee 141
FW - Wage Grade 84
WD - Production Facilitating Non-supervisory 34
WB - Wage Positions Under The Federal Wage Sy 21
XC - Special Overlap Area Rate Schedule - Sup 20
CY - Contract Education--school Year 18
FL - Wage Leaders 15
KX - Gpo Neg Rates/print Plant Workers, 100% 10
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 8
XB - Special Overlap Area Rate Schedule - Lea 7
KG - Non-craft Non-supervisory 6
BL - Leader - Negotiated Pay Employees 6
HU - Haskell Indian Nations Univ Demo Project 3
KA - Kiess Act 1
XE - Supervisors Of Negotiated Rate Emp--fws 1
FF - Nonsupervisory Production Facilitators 1
WN - Production Facilitating Supervisory Fede 1

Starting Paygrade: $10.14 to $22.65 / hour at paygrade FWS-7
Maximum Paygrade: $11.56 to $26.93 / hour at paygrade FWS-10
Occupation Family: GENERAL MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS WORK FAMILY

Other Jobs at the FWS-7 Paygrade

FWS-7 is the starting paygrade for Maintenance Mechanic jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the FWS-7 paygrade.

Occupation Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
RoofingFWS-7FWS-9
Offset PhotographyFWS-7FWS-11
Braking-Switching and ConductingFWS-7FWS-9
Railroad Maintenance Vehicle OperatingFWS-5FWS-9
Crane OperatingFWS-7FWS-11

Average Maintenance Mechanic Pay Trend from 2004 to 2019

In 2004, the average pay for a Maintenance Mechanic was $43,142. Since then, the average pay has increased to $57,066 in 2019.


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 4749.

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