Ground Service Equipment Mechanic Salary

Men account for the majority of Ground Service Equipment Mechanics in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $18.86 per hour. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The majority of Ground Service Equipment Mechanics claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$24,613 - $66,952
(Median)
$25K
$45K
$67K
MEDIAN: $44,540
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90%

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$12.05 - $27.51
(Median)
$12
$19
$28
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$24,613 - $66,952  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,918  
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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$25,363 - $62,914  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$12.05 - $27.51  
   
Overtime
$15.23 - $63.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,918  
   
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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$25,363 - $62,914  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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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

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

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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, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $40K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $42K. Ground Service Equipment Mechanics who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $49K. 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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Experience Affects Ground Service Equipment Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

National Average
$42,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 14%
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