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Metal Forger - Federal Salaries of 2019

Pay Rates for "Metal Forger"

How much does a Metal Forger in the federal government get paid? $66,951.00* *Based on the 2019 average.

Metal Forger was the 565th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2019, with 1 employed. The most common payscale was the nonsupervisory pay schedules - federal wage system payscale.

In 2019, the U.S. Coast Guard hired the most employees titled Metal Forging, with an average salary of $66,951.

Government Metal Forging jobs are classified under the Federal Wage Schedule, Wage Grade (FWS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Metal Forging job is FWS-8, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is FWS-11. 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 fabrication and repair of various types of ferrous, ferrous-alloy, and nonferrous metal tools, parts, equipment, and structural plates by forging and other methods such as hardening, tempering, stress relieving, and annealing. Forging methods include forging, drop forging, upset forging, and the shaping of metal parts utilizing heat and the force of power or hand hammers to produce required dimensions and contours.

Agencies that have hired a Metal Forger

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
U.S. Coast Guard 1 $66,951.00

Metal Forger Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Metal Forger is $66,951.00. The highest paid Metal Forger made $66,951 in 2019.

Common Metal Forger Payscales

Payscale Number of Metal Forging Employees
WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage System 1

Starting Paygrade: $10.68 to $28.58 / hour at paygrade FWS-8
Maximum Paygrade: $12.06 to $34.60 / hour at paygrade FWS-11
Occupation Family: METAL WORK FAMILY

Other Jobs at the FWS-8 Paygrade

FWS-8 is the starting paygrade for Metal Forging jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the FWS-8 paygrade.

Occupation Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Automotive MechanicFWS-8FWS-10
Air Conditioning Equipment MechanicFWS-8FWS-11
Bearing ReconditioningFWS-5FWS-8
Metal ForgingFWS-8FWS-11
Heating and Boiler Plant Equipment MechanicFWS-8FWS-10

Average Metal Forging Pay Trend from 2004 to 2019

In 2004, the average pay for a Metal Forger was $48,564. Since then, the average pay has increased to $66,951 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 3802.

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