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Utility Systems Repairman/Operator - Federal Salaries of 2022

Pay Rates for "Utility Systems Repairman/Operator"

How much does an Utility Systems Repairman/Operator in the federal government get paid? $71,377.74* *Based on the 2022 average.

Utility Systems Repairman/Operator was the 138th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2022, with 1,422 employed. The most common payscale was the nonsupervisory pay schedules - federal wage system payscale.

In 2022, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Utility Systems Repairing-operating, with an average salary of $66,215.

Government Utility Systems Repairing-operating jobs are classified under the Federal Wage Schedule, Wage Grade (FWS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Utility Systems Repairing-operating job is FWS-8, 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 covers nonsupervisory work that primarily involves repairing and operating one or more utility systems (air conditioning, heating, water, wastewater, etc.). Such work requires the ability to start, stop, and regulate the utility or utilities for optimum efficiency and troubleshoot, maintain, and repair them. Work requires knowledge of user requirements and the locations and functions of all equipment in the system(s) and the repair procedures and specifications.

Agencies that have hired an Utility Systems Repairman/Operator

Utility Systems Repairman/Operator Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Utility Systems Repairman/Operator is $71,377.74. The highest paid Utility Systems Repairman/Operator made $122,340 in 2022.

Common Utility Systems Repairman/Operator Payscales

Payscale Number of Utility Systems Repairing-operating Employees
WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage System 842
WS - Supervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage System 435
WL - Leader Pay Schedule - Federal Wage System 71
BB - Nonsupervisory - Negotiated Pay Employees 66
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not Elsewhere Specified 2
XA - Special Overlap Area Rate Schedule - Nonsupervisory - Federal Wage System 2
WB - Wage Positions Under The Federal Wage System Not Otherwise Designated 2
BL - Leader - Negotiated Pay Employees 1
FW - Wage Grade (similar To The Nonsupervisory Pay Schedule Under The Federal Wage System) 1

Starting Paygrade: $10.68 to $28.58 / hour at paygrade FWS-8
Maximum Paygrade: $11.60 to $32.52 / hour at paygrade FWS-10

Other Jobs at the FWS-8 Paygrade

FWS-8 is the starting paygrade for Utility Systems Repairing - Operating jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the FWS-8 paygrade.

Occupation Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Water Treatment Plant OperatingFWS-7FWS-9
Braking-Switching and ConductingFWS-7FWS-9
Railroad Maintenance Vehicle OperatingFWS-5FWS-9
Aircraft ElectricianFWS-8FWS-10

Average Utility Systems Repairing-operating Pay Trend from 2004 to 2022

In 2004, the average pay for an Utility Systems Repairman/Operator was $49,710. Since then, the average pay has increased to $71,378 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 4742.

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