Ground Service Equipment Mechanic Salary

A sizeable majority of Ground Service Equipment Mechanics in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $20.22 per hour. Job satisfaction for Ground Service Equipment Mechanics is high. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$21,238 - $80,537
$21K
$44K
$81K
MEDIAN: $44,000
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50%
90%

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$11.96 - $32.19
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$32
MEDIAN: $20.22
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$21,238 - $80,537  
   
Total Pay (?
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$25,301 - $68,474  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$11.96 - $32.19  
   
Overtime
$14.83 - $53.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,301 - $68,474  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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Job Description for Ground Service Equipment Mechanic

A ground service equipment mechanic is usually employed at airports or at other areas that service airplanes. The mechanic will maintain ground service equipment within the facility, such as tow tractors, buses, trucks, and service vans. It is important to keep detailed records and logs of any observations and work done. The mechanic will troubleshoot and diagnose ground support equipment and provide periodic maintenance prior to any problems occurring.

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Ground Service Equipment Mechanic Tasks

  • Maintain and repair heavy equipment, hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical machinery and systems.
  • Maintain shop supplies, shop and tools.
  • Read, understand and apply information from technical manuals, prints and schematics.

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Pay by Experience Level for Ground Service Equipment Mechanic

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Ground Service Equipment Mechanics, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $32K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $41K. On average, Ground Service Equipment Mechanics make $53K following one to two decades on the job. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make about the same as folks in the 10-to-20 year range.

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Key Stats for Ground Service Equipment Mechanic

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Ground Service Equipment Mechanic Salaries

Experienced
▲26%

Late-Career
▲26%

National Average
$42,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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