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Powered Support Systems Mechanic - Federal Salaries of 2022

Pay Rates for "Powered Support Systems Mechanic"

How much does a Powered Support Systems Mechanic in the federal government get paid? $70,763.72* *Based on the 2022 average.

Powered Support Systems Mechanic was the 440th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2022, with 29 employed. The most common payscale was the nonsupervisory pay schedules - federal wage system payscale.

In 2022, the Federal Emergency Management Agency hired the most employees titled Powered Support Systems Mechanic, with an average salary of $71,777.

Government Powered Support Systems Mechanic jobs are classified under the Federal Wage Schedule, Wage Grade (FWS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Powered Support Systems Mechanic job is FWS-10, 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 general mechanical work involved in making a variety of repairs to powered ground and similar support equipment used for aircraft ground servicing; missile, aircraft, air control, and radar installations' powered support; field combat support; engineering and construction project support; and general utilities, including standby and emergency power generating systems. The systems repaired are made up of combinations of components such as: gasoline, diesel, multi-fuel, or turbine engines; electrical systems; gears; combustion powered generators, compressors, and similar power supply units including those with heating and cooling applications; and the electric, hydraulic, or pneumatic systems which are part of the equipment repaired.

Agencies that have hired a Powered Support Systems Mechanic

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Federal Emergency Management Agency 26 $71,776.77
U.S. Coast Guard 2 $56,933.50
Veterans Health Administration 1 $72,085.00

Powered Support Systems Mechanic Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Powered Support Systems Mechanic is $70,763.72. The highest paid Powered Support Systems Mechanic made $98,819 in 2022.

Common Powered Support Systems Mechanic Payscales

Payscale Number of Powered Support Systems Mechanic Employees
WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage System 27
WS - Supervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage System 1
WL - Leader Pay Schedule - Federal Wage System 1

Starting Paygrade: $11.60 to $32.52 / hour at paygrade FWS-10
Maximum Paygrade: $11.60 to $32.52 / hour at paygrade FWS-10

Other Jobs at the FWS-10 Paygrade

FWS-10 is the starting paygrade for Powered Support Systems Mechanic jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the FWS-10 paygrade.

Occupation Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Utility Systems Repairing - OperatingFWS-8FWS-10
Electronic Industrial Controls MechanicFWS-8FWS-12
Plastic FabricatingFWS-7FWS-11
Powered Support Systems MechanicFWS-10FWS-10
Boiler Plant OperatingFWS-8FWS-10

Average Powered Support Systems Mechanic Pay Trend from 2004 to 2022

In 2004, the average pay for a Powered Support Systems Mechanic was $50,058. Since then, the average pay has increased to $70,764 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 5378.

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