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Tractor Operator - Federal Salaries of 2010

Pay Rates for "Tractor Operator"

How much does a Tractor Operator in the federal government get paid? $44,005.07* *Based on the 2010 average.

Tractor Operator was the 262nd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2010, with 411 employed. The most common payscale was the nonsupervisory pay schedules - federal w payscale.

In 2010, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Tractor Operating, with an average salary of $43,627.

Government Tractor Operating jobs are classified under the Federal Wage Schedule, Wage Grade (FWS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Tractor Operating job is FWS-5, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is FWS-9. 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 for use in grading nonsupervisory work involved in operating wheel-mounted tractors and towed or attached equipment. The work performed typically includes transporting materials and equipment, towing aircraft, digging, loading, planting, spraying, fertilizing, harvesting, clearing, or mowing. Examples of the towed and attached equipment include carts, sweepers, trailers, towbars, plows, brush hogs, planters, mowers, combines, spreaders, sprayers, backhoes, and front-end loading devices.

Agencies that have hired a Tractor Operator

Tractor Operator Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Tractor Operator is $44,005.07. The highest paid Tractor Operator made $73,922 in 2010.

Common Tractor Operator Payscales

Payscale Number of Tractor Operating Employees
WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal W 356
XA - Special Overlap Area Rate Schedule - Non 31
WL - Leader Pay Schedule - Federal Wage Syst 9
XB - Special Overlap Area Rate Schedule - Lea 9
WS - Supervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage 6

Starting Paygrade: $9.31 to $20.25 / hour at paygrade FWS-5
Maximum Paygrade: $11.11 to $25.24 / hour at paygrade FWS-9

Other Jobs at the FWS-5 Paygrade

FWS-5 is the starting paygrade for Tractor Operating jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the FWS-5 paygrade.

Occupation Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Motion Picture ProjectionFWS-5FWS-7
Bindery WorkingFWS-5FWS-9
Offset PlatemakingFWS-5FWS-8
Sewing Machine OperatingFWS-3FWS-6
Small Craft OperatingFWS-4FWS-12

Average Tractor Operating Pay Trend from 2004 to 2017

In 2004, the average pay for a Tractor Operator was $36,387. Since then, the average pay has increased to $46,482 in 2017.

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.

Federal employee salaries are public information under open government laws (5 U.S.C. § 552). FederalPay provides this data in the interest of government transparency — employee data may not be used for commercial soliciting or vending of any kind. Learn more about the FederalPay Employees Dataset here.

The series code of this occupation is 5705.

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