Motor Vehicle Operator - Federal Salaries of 2004

Pay Rates for "Motor Vehicle Operator"

How much does a Motor Vehicle Operator in the federal government get paid? $37,511.00* *Based on the 2004 average.
2,711 EMPLOYEES
$95.54M TOTAL SALARY
WG MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Motor Vehicle Operator was the 94th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2004, with 2,711 employed. The most common payscale was the nonsupervisory pay schedules - federal w payscale.

In 2004, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Motor Vehicle Operating, with an average salary of $37,793.

Government Motor Vehicle Operating jobs are classified under the Federal Wage Schedule, Wage Grade (FWS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Motor Vehicle Operating job is FWS-4, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is FWS-8. 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 involved in the operation of gasoline, diesel, or electric powered wheeled vehicles to haul cargo and fuel, transport passengers, or to tow or recover equipment. The vehicles are driven in restricted traffic environments on Government installations, over public roads and highways, or under cross-country conditions. Also included are motor vehicles which have special-purpose or auxiliary devices where a knowledge of such devices does not exceed the level of knowledge and skill required to operate the vehicle safely.

Agencies that have hired a Motor Vehicle Operator

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Veterans Health Administration 1,192 $37,793.22
National Park Service 370 $37,017.18
Indian Affairs 304 $32,894.96
Indian Health Service 137 $3,357.20
Internal Revenue Service 101 $40,784.32
Social Security Administration 66 $40,077.70
Forest Service 65 $33,915.40
Government Printing Office 44 $43,072.48
Federal Bureau of Investigation 28 $41,327.86
Department of State 27 $41,062.33
Bureau of Land Management 26 $41,321.04
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 25 $36,593.36
Bureau of the Census 24 $41,786.21
Department of Energy 22 $48,685.32
National Cemetery Administration 19 $40,511.53
Departmental Administration 19 $39,297.89
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 16 $42,809.81
Program Support Center 11 $0.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 10 $41,990.60
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 9 $33,125.44
National Institute of Standards and Technology 8 $38,815.75
Offices, Boards and Divisions 8 $45,661.00
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 8 $41,252.13
Departmental Offices 8 $39,003.25
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 7 $43,486.86
National Institutes of Health 7 $0.00
U.S. Coast Guard 6 $40,004.33
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 6 $31,597.17
Office of Management (Department of Education) 6 $39,218.17
U.S. Mint 5 $43,168.80
U.S. Secret Service 5 $35,716.80
Geological Survey 5 $39,962.00
Farm Service Agency 5 $38,905.80
Patent and Trademark Office 5 $40,809.20
Food and Drug Administration 5 $0.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 5 $36,923.20
Office of Secretary of Transportation 5 $43,414.00
Bureau of the Public Debt 5 $36,585.40
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 4 $500.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 4 $32,954.00
National Archives and Records Administration 4 $38,020.75
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 4 $40,790.50
Office of Administration 4 $37,352.25
Federal Supply Service 4 $45,026.00
Health Resources and Services Administration 4 $0.00
Assistant Secretary for Administration 3 $43,423.67
Bureau of Reclamation 3 $36,105.33
Federal Aviation Administration 3 $39,326.00
Maritime Administration 3 $46,617.00
Agricultural Research Service 3 $29,315.67
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 3 $39,138.33
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 3 $34,783.33
Public Buildings Service 3 $38,586.67
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 3 $42,171.33
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 3 $1,000.00
Office of Personnel Management 2 $37,190.50
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 2 $47,689.50
Office of Secretary of Labor 2 $0.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 2 $50,630.50
Office of the Secretary of Agriculture 1 $41,636.00
Administration for Children and Families 1 $0.00
Food and Nutrition Service 1 $38,380.00
Broadcasting Board of Governors 1 $35,145.00
International Trade Administration 1 $38,380.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 1 $38,380.00
National Technical Information Service 1 $42,067.00
1 $35,145.00
Bureau of Industry and Security 1 $38,380.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $35,145.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 1 $35,646.00
National Gallery of Art 1 $41,636.00
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 1 $0.00
Selective Service System 1 $40,425.00
Immediate Office of the Administrator 1 $38,380.00
Financial Management Service 1 $33,642.00
Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer 1 $37,086.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 1 $38,380.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 1 $37,023.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 1 $41,636.00
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 1 $0.00

Motor Vehicle Operator Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Motor Vehicle Operator is $37,511.00. The highest paid Motor Vehicle Operator made $70,061 in 2004.

Common Motor Vehicle Operator Payscales

Payscale Number of Motor Vehicle Operating Employees
WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal W 2,246
CY - Contract Education--school Year 212
WS - Supervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage 89
WL - Leader Pay Schedule - Federal Wage Syst 54
KX - Gpo Neg Rates/print Plant Workers, 100% 37
WB - Wage Positions Under The Federal Wage Sy 30
XA - Special Overlap Area Rate Schedule - Non 18
BB - Nonsupervisory - Negotiated Pay Employee 9
KA - Kiess Act 7
FW - Wage Grade 3
KG - Non-craft Non-supervisory 2
BS - Supervisory - Negotiated Pay Employees 1
BL - Leader - Negotiated Pay Employees 1
CE - Contract Education--year Long 1
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 1

Starting Paygrade: $8.89 to $19.03 / hour at paygrade FWS-4
Maximum Paygrade: $10.62 to $23.66 / hour at paygrade FWS-8
Occupation Family: TRANSPORTATION/MOBILE EQUIPMENT OPERATION FAMILY

Other Jobs at the FWS-4 Paygrade

FWS-4 is the starting paygrade for Motor Vehicle Operating jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the FWS-4 paygrade.

Occupation Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Animal CaretakingFWS-4FWS-5
MasonryFWS-1FWS-10
GardeningFWS-4FWS-8
Insects Production WorkingFWS-3FWS-5
Cemetery CaretakingFWS-2FWS-6

Average Motor Vehicle Operating Pay Trend from 2004 to 2018

In 2004, the average pay for a Motor Vehicle Operator was $37,511. Since then, the average pay has increased to $46,815 in 2018.


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 5703.

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