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Marine Machinery Mechanic - Federal Salaries of 2022

Pay Rates for "Marine Machinery Mechanic"

How much does a Marine Machinery Mechanic in the federal government get paid? $68,960.97* *Based on the 2022 average.

Marine Machinery Mechanic was the 361st most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2022, with 132 employed. The most common payscale was the nonsupervisory pay schedules - federal wage system payscale.

In 2022, the U.S. Coast Guard hired the most employees titled Marine Machinery Mechanic, with an average salary of $68,683.

Government Marine Machinery Mechanic jobs are classified under the Federal Wage Schedule, Wage Grade (FWS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Marine Machinery Mechanic 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 covers nonsupervisory work involving the dismantling, repairing, relocating, modifying, maintaining, aligning, and installing of a wide variety of marine machinery, equipment, and systems such as propulsion machinery, propellers, rudders, cargo handling machinery, lifeboat davits, anchor handling gear, and missile tube equipment that are located aboard submarines, ships, and other floating craft.

Agencies that have hired a Marine Machinery Mechanic

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
U.S. Coast Guard 88 $68,682.97
Maritime Administration 27 $71,242.41
National Park Service 7 $63,310.57
Geological Survey 3 $74,109.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 3 $68,029.33
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 3 $66,700.67
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 1 $65,511.00

Marine Machinery Mechanic Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Marine Machinery Mechanic is $68,960.97. The highest paid Marine Machinery Mechanic made $123,425 in 2022.

Common Marine Machinery Mechanic Payscales

Payscale Number of Marine Machinery Mechanic Employees
WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage System 101
WL - Leader Pay Schedule - Federal Wage System 15
WS - Supervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage System 9
WD - Production Facilitating Non-supervisory - Federal Wage System 4
WB - Wage Positions Under The Federal Wage System Not Otherwise Designated 3

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 Marine Machinery Mechanic jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the FWS-8 paygrade.

Occupation Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Metal ForgingFWS-8FWS-11
Tractor OperatingFWS-5FWS-9
Electronic Industrial Controls MechanicFWS-8FWS-12
Air Conditioning Equipment MechanicFWS-8FWS-11
Pest ControllingFWS-7FWS-10

Average Marine Machinery Mechanic Pay Trend from 2004 to 2022

In 2004, the average pay for a Marine Machinery Mechanic was $45,622. Since then, the average pay has increased to $68,961 in 2022.

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 5334.

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