Toolmaker - Federal Salaries of 2016
Pay Rates for "Toolmaker"How much does a Toolmaker in the federal government get paid? $70,110.16* *Based on the 2016 average.
Toolmaker was the 457th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2016, with 25 employed. The most common payscale was the nonsupervisory pay schedules - federal w payscale.
In 2016, the U.S. Mint hired the most employees titled Toolmaking, with an average salary of $68,785.
Government Toolmaking jobs are classified under the Federal Wage Schedule, Wage Grade (FWS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Toolmaking job is FWS-11, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is FWS-13. 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.
This standard covers nonsupervisory work involved in the fabrication, manufacture, calibration, reconditioning, and repair of machine tools, jigs, fixtures, dies, punches, and gages used in the manufacture, overhaul, and repair of equipment.
Agencies that have hired a Toolmaker
|Agency||Employees Hired||Average Salary|
|U.S. Coast Guard||3||$59,931.67|
|Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System||2||$77,668.00|
|Agricultural Research Service||1||$57,476.00|
Toolmaker Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Toolmaker is $70,110.16. The highest paid Toolmaker made $87,091 in 2016.
Common Toolmaker Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Toolmaking Employees|
|WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal W||20|
|WS - Supervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage||3|
|WL - Leader Pay Schedule - Federal Wage Syst||2|
|Starting Paygrade:||$12.04 to $28.58 / hour at paygrade FWS-11|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$12.92 to $31.91 / hour at paygrade FWS-13|
|Occupation Family:||MACHINE TOOL WORK FAMILY|
Other Jobs at the FWS-11 Paygrade
FWS-11 is the starting paygrade for Toolmaking jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the FWS-11 paygrade.
|Occupation||Starting Paygrade||Maximum Paygrade|
|Drill Rig Operating||FWS-8||FWS-11|
|Medical Equipment Repairing||FWS-11||FWS-11|
|Electronic Measurement Equipment Mechanic||FWS-10||FWS-12|
|Small Craft Operating||FWS-4||FWS-12|
Average Toolmaking Pay Trend from 2004 to 2016
In 2004, the average pay for a Toolmaker was $56,791. Since then, the average pay has increased to $70,110 in 2016.
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