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Wood Worker - Federal Salaries of 2021

Pay Rates for "Wood Worker"

How much does a Wood Worker in the federal government get paid? $57,592.29* *Based on the 2021 average.

Wood Worker was the 515th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2021, with 7 employed. The most common payscale was the nonsupervisory pay schedules - federal wage system payscale.

In 2021, the U.S. Coast Guard hired the most employees titled Wood Working, with an average salary of $57,292.

Government Wood Working jobs are classified under the Federal Wage Schedule, Wage Grade (FWS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Wood Working job is FWS-5, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is FWS-8. 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 the construction, installation, and repair of shipping and storage containers and material handling items such as boxes, crates, skids, pallets, and storage bins made from wood or wood substitute materials. The work requires skill in using hand and power tools and machines to measure, cut, install, and fasten wood and wood substitute materials, and the knowledge and ability to follow, select, or adapt patterns, templates, and procedures to make, install, and repair wood and wood substitute items.

Agencies that have hired a Wood Worker

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
U.S. Coast Guard 5 $57,292.40
Federal Aviation Administration 2 $58,342.00

Wood Worker Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Wood Worker is $57,592.29. The highest paid Wood Worker made $63,380 in 2021.

Common Wood Worker Payscales

Payscale Number of Wood Working Employees
WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage System 5
FW - Wage Grade (similar To The Nonsupervisory Pay Schedule Under The Federal Wage System) 1
FL - Wage Leaders (similar To The Leader Pay Schedule Under The Federal Wage System) 1

Starting Paygrade: $22.47 to $9.25 / hour at paygrade FWS-5
Maximum Paygrade: $10.68 to $28.58 / hour at paygrade FWS-8
Occupation Family: WOOD WORK FAMILY

Other Jobs at the FWS-5 Paygrade

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

Occupation Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Animal CaretakingFWS-4FWS-5
Tractor OperatingFWS-5FWS-9
Explosives OperatingFWS-4FWS-8
Cemetery CaretakingFWS-2FWS-6
Insects Production WorkingFWS-3FWS-5

Average Wood Working Pay Trend from 2004 to 2021

In 2004, the average pay for a Wood Worker was $40,557. Since then, the average pay has increased to $57,592 in 2021.

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 4604.

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