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Utility Systems Repairman/Operator - Federal Salaries of 2004

Pay Rates for "Utility Systems Repairman/Operator"

How much does an Utility Systems Repairman/Operator in the federal government get paid? $49,710.35* *Based on the 2004 average.

Utility Systems Repairman/Operator was the 141st most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2004, with 1,384 employed. The most common payscale was the nonsupervisory pay schedules - federal w payscale.

In 2004, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Utility Systems Repairing-operating, with an average salary of $48,093.

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

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Veterans Health Administration 380 $48,092.71
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 313 $54,806.75
National Institutes of Health 129 $659.17
National Park Service 109 $46,004.19
Federal Bureau of Investigation 56 $50,033.68
Bureau of Reclamation 43 $52,253.47
Indian Health Service 39 $0.00
Social Security Administration 36 $50,189.22
Public Buildings Service 33 $53,528.03
Agricultural Research Service 28 $45,221.11
Goddard Space Flight Center 22 $55,050.41
National Institute of Standards and Technology 22 $55,018.27
National Gallery of Art 18 $50,073.00
Indian Affairs 17 $44,044.00
U.S. Mint 16 $49,811.81
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 13 $44,514.77
Internal Revenue Service 12 $47,865.42
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 11 $49,365.09
Federal Emergency Management Agency 11 $53,165.64
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 9 $0.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 9 $54,092.78
Offices, Boards and Divisions 9 $52,328.22
Federal Aviation Administration 8 $47,283.63
Department of Energy 8 $57,369.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 6 $48,188.83
Forest Service 6 $39,559.17
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 5 $52,584.20
Food and Drug Administration 4 $0.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 4 $44,119.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 3 $54,937.00
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 2 $50,923.00
Federal Trade Commission 1 $59,813.00
U.S. Coast Guard 1 $55,994.00
Geological Survey 1 $59,229.00

Utility Systems Repairman/Operator Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Utility Systems Repairman/Operator is $49,710.35. The highest paid Utility Systems Repairman/Operator made $79,127 in 2004.

Common Utility Systems Repairman/Operator Payscales

Payscale Number of Utility Systems Repairing-operating Employees
WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal W 824
WS - Supervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage 406
WL - Leader Pay Schedule - Federal Wage Syst 75
BB - Nonsupervisory - Negotiated Pay Employee 58
FW - Wage Grade 8
BL - Leader - Negotiated Pay Employees 5
WD - Production Facilitating Non-supervisory 4
HU - Haskell Indian Nations Univ Demo Project 2
WT - Apprentices And Shop Trainees - Federal 1
BS - Supervisory - Negotiated Pay Employees 1

Starting Paygrade: $10.62 to $23.66 / hour at paygrade FWS-8
Maximum Paygrade: $11.56 to $26.93 / 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 2020

In 2004, the average pay for an Utility Systems Repairman/Operator was $49,710. Since then, the average pay has increased to $69,279 in 2020.

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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