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Maintenance Mechanic - Federal Salaries of 2006

Pay Rates for "Maintenance Mechanic"

How much does a Maintenance Mechanic in the federal government get paid? $46,694.83* *Based on the 2006 average.
6,709 EMPLOYEES
$312.62M TOTAL SALARY
WG MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Maintenance Mechanic was the 38th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2006, with 6,709 employed. The most common payscale was the nonsupervisory pay schedules - federal w payscale.

In 2006, the National Park Service hired the most employees titled Maintenance Mechanic, with an average salary of $42,883.

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 2,454 $42,883.15
Veterans Health Administration 1,016 $46,518.31
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 681 $61,545.25
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 367 $44,814.46
Indian Affairs 286 $39,612.36
Indian Health Service 273 $46,882.55
Forest Service 192 $42,278.84
U.S. Coast Guard 187 $51,375.25
Bureau of Land Management 161 $43,505.91
Bureau of Reclamation 130 $49,617.17
Agricultural Research Service 119 $44,150.52
Customs and Border Protection 106 $49,320.91
Federal Aviation Administration 92 $56,389.86
Federal Emergency Management Agency 74 $39,429.69
Public Buildings Service 56 $51,429.30
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 48 $48,168.83
National Cemetery Administration 38 $43,704.39
Federal Bureau of Investigation 35 $52,365.91
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 32 $49,403.22
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 30 $50,431.67
National Institutes of Health 28 $57,999.11
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 27 $46,610.37
National Institute of Standards and Technology 26 $54,116.73
Geological Survey 24 $46,483.67
U.S. Mint 23 $57,615.70
Social Security Administration 22 $52,067.73
Internal Revenue Service 20 $52,553.80
Department of Energy 18 $55,476.78
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 16 $38,745.13
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 15 $45,648.13
Bureau of the Public Debt 14 $46,323.71
Government Printing Office 13 $43,613.54
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 8 $49,104.63
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 8 $52,001.50
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 7 $51,173.57
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 7 $51,760.57
Departmental Administration 7 $52,243.43
Bureau of the Census 7 $54,277.00
Food and Drug Administration 4 $41,985.25
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 3 $56,523.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 3 $68,196.33
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 3 $51,702.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 3 $42,449.33
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 3 $52,858.67
Presidio Trust 3 $58,637.67
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 3 $36,332.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 3 $44,509.00
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 3 $53,253.33
Environmental Protection Agency 2 $51,661.00
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 2 $43,034.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 1 $45,908.00
Federal Highway Administration 1 $44,161.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 1 $51,528.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $36,335.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $44,954.00
Valles Caldera Trust 1 $28,349.00
Program Support Center 1 $45,309.00

Maintenance Mechanic Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Maintenance Mechanic is $46,694.83. The highest paid Maintenance Mechanic made $94,103 in 2006.

Common Maintenance Mechanic Payscales

Payscale Number of Maintenance Mechanic Employees
WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal W 4,518
WS - Supervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage 1,195
WL - Leader Pay Schedule - Federal Wage Syst 289
XA - Special Overlap Area Rate Schedule - Non 191
CE - Contract Education--year Long 166
BB - Nonsupervisory - Negotiated Pay Employee 126
FW - Wage Grade 79
WB - Wage Positions Under The Federal Wage Sy 28
WD - Production Facilitating Non-supervisory 20
XC - Special Overlap Area Rate Schedule - Sup 19
FL - Wage Leaders 12
CY - Contract Education--school Year 12
KX - Gpo Neg Rates/print Plant Workers, 100% 12
XB - Special Overlap Area Rate Schedule - Lea 11
KG - Non-craft Non-supervisory 8
BL - Leader - Negotiated Pay Employees 8
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 8
HU - Haskell Indian Nations Univ Demo Project 2
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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