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Maintenance Mechanic - Federal Salaries of 2014

Pay Rates for "Maintenance Mechanic"

How much does a Maintenance Mechanic in the federal government get paid? $52,978.17* *Based on the 2014 average.

Maintenance Mechanic was the 57th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2014, with 7,113 employed. The most common payscale was the nonsupervisory pay schedules - federal w payscale.

In 2014, the National Park Service hired the most employees titled Maintenance Mechanic, with an average salary of $47,321.

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 2,602 $47,321.43
Veterans Health Administration 1,261 $53,070.96
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 746 $68,495.55
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 317 $50,961.13
Indian Health Service 265 $52,034.34
National Institutes of Health 252 $61,846.85
Indian Affairs 246 $47,843.76
Forest Service 212 $47,117.35
U.S. Coast Guard 192 $61,715.92
Customs and Border Protection 122 $56,494.07
Bureau of Reclamation 121 $62,500.39
Bureau of Land Management 114 $50,008.21
Agricultural Research Service 91 $50,519.41
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 65 $55,861.94
Federal Aviation Administration 58 $63,102.03
National Cemetery Administration 55 $48,981.95
Federal Emergency Management Agency 31 $59,779.03
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 31 $37,895.87
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 29 $50,933.38
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 27 $60,109.44
Geological Survey 25 $50,828.36
National Institute of Standards and Technology 25 $57,263.16
Public Buildings Service 23 $50,352.96
U.S. Mint 18 $66,214.56
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 18 $52,391.94
Federal Bureau of Investigation 18 $65,531.61
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 16 $57,135.31
Department of Energy 13 $71,646.15
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 13 $47,914.08
Social Security Administration 11 $59,109.64
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 11 $49,594.82
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 10 $50,634.11
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 8 $57,916.75
Bureau of the Census 8 $57,121.00
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 6 $59,767.83
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 5 $67,902.60
Departmental Administration 5 $60,151.40
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 4 $61,525.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 3 $56,884.67
Mine Safety and Health Administration 3 $56,237.33
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 3 $63,424.00
Government Printing Office 3 $51,605.33
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 3 $61,928.33
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 3 $62,831.67
Valles Caldera Trust 3 $36,820.67
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 3 $48,553.00
Presidio Trust 2 $76,208.50
Program Support Center 2 $51,248.00
Food and Drug Administration 2 $55,795.50
U.S. Secret Service 2 $54,592.50
Maritime Administration 2 $57,987.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 2 $54,429.00
Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation 1 $60,815.00
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 1 $49,274.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $41,685.00

Maintenance Mechanic Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Maintenance Mechanic is $52,978.17. The highest paid Maintenance Mechanic made $105,498 in 2014.

Common Maintenance Mechanic Payscales

Payscale Number of Maintenance Mechanic Employees
WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal W 4,885
WS - Supervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage 1,261
WL - Leader Pay Schedule - Federal Wage Syst 365
XA - Special Overlap Area Rate Schedule - Non 191
CE - Contract Education--year Long 138
BB - Nonsupervisory - Negotiated Pay Employee 119
FW - Wage Grade 49
XC - Special Overlap Area Rate Schedule - Sup 21
CY - Contract Education--school Year 18
WB - Wage Positions Under The Federal Wage Sy 14
WD - Production Facilitating Non-supervisory 11
KG - Non-craft Non-supervisory 10
FL - Wage Leaders 9
XB - Special Overlap Area Rate Schedule - Lea 7
BL - Leader - Negotiated Pay Employees 5
XE - Supervisors Of Negotiated Rate Emp--fws 4
KX - Gpo Neg Rates/print Plant Workers, 100% 3
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 2
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

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
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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