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Maintenance Mechanic - Federal Salaries of 2005

Pay Rates for "Maintenance Mechanic"

How much does a Maintenance Mechanic in the federal government get paid? $44,753.99* *Based on the 2005 average.
7,032 EMPLOYEES
$313.9M TOTAL SALARY
WG MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Maintenance Mechanic was the 38th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2005, with 7,032 employed. The most common payscale was the nonsupervisory pay schedules - federal w payscale.

In 2005, the National Park Service hired the most employees titled Maintenance Mechanic, with an average salary of $40,667.

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 2,755 $40,667.25
Veterans Health Administration 975 $45,150.82
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 670 $59,678.65
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 373 $43,326.38
Indian Affairs 288 $38,715.66
Indian Health Service 273 $45,020.38
Forest Service 223 $40,891.62
U.S. Coast Guard 165 $50,438.60
Bureau of Land Management 151 $42,883.27
Bureau of Reclamation 132 $48,064.99
Agricultural Research Service 118 $42,738.20
Public Buildings Service 105 $50,487.79
Customs and Border Protection 103 $47,606.10
Federal Aviation Administration 98 $55,035.43
Federal Emergency Management Agency 68 $37,432.79
National Cemetery Administration 45 $42,237.07
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 38 $45,569.61
Federal Bureau of Investigation 34 $50,417.06
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 33 $49,069.33
Internal Revenue Service 30 $49,536.40
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 29 $47,748.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 28 $51,472.14
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 27 $45,278.44
Geological Survey 27 $45,195.15
Department of Energy 26 $54,245.27
U.S. Mint 23 $54,559.39
Social Security Administration 21 $49,643.76
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 20 $43,065.55
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 15 $38,758.40
Government Printing Office 14 $42,337.71
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 14 $51,944.23
National Institutes of Health 13 $57,742.46
Bureau of the Public Debt 8 $48,328.38
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 8 $51,665.25
Departmental Administration 7 $51,751.57
Bureau of the Census 7 $52,070.71
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 6 $47,517.67
Food and Drug Administration 6 $40,442.00
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 6 $46,185.33
Environmental Protection Agency 5 $53,498.40
Presidio Trust 4 $54,253.25
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 4 $52,561.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 4 $48,668.50
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 4 $46,597.25
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 4 $54,496.25
Armed Forces Retirement Home 4 $40,691.00
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 3 $50,053.33
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 3 $34,415.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 2 $35,458.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 2 $62,140.00
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 2 $41,615.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 2 $45,559.50
Program Support Center 2 $44,077.00
Office of Personnel Management 1 $51,799.00
Federal Highway Administration 1 $42,784.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 1 $49,858.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $43,451.00
Valles Caldera Trust 1 $24,001.00

Maintenance Mechanic Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Maintenance Mechanic is $44,753.99. The highest paid Maintenance Mechanic made $87,445 in 2005.

Common Maintenance Mechanic Payscales

Payscale Number of Maintenance Mechanic Employees
WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal W 4,765
WS - Supervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage 1,209
WL - Leader Pay Schedule - Federal Wage Syst 287
XA - Special Overlap Area Rate Schedule - Non 250
CE - Contract Education--year Long 162
BB - Nonsupervisory - Negotiated Pay Employee 132
FW - Wage Grade 83
WD - Production Facilitating Non-supervisory 30
WB - Wage Positions Under The Federal Wage Sy 22
XC - Special Overlap Area Rate Schedule - Sup 18
FL - Wage Leaders 14
KX - Gpo Neg Rates/print Plant Workers, 100% 13
CY - Contract Education--school Year 9
KG - Non-craft Non-supervisory 8
BL - Leader - Negotiated Pay Employees 8
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 8
XB - Special Overlap Area Rate Schedule - Lea 6
HU - Haskell Indian Nations Univ Demo Project 3
BS - Supervisory - Negotiated Pay Employees 1
XE - Supervisors Of Negotiated Rate Emp--fws 1
KA - Kiess Act 1
WN - Production Facilitating Supervisory Fede 1
FF - Nonsupervisory Production Facilitators 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

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The series code of this occupation is 4749.

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