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Ground Service Equipment Mechanic Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Ground Service Equipment Mechanics in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $18.59 per hour nationwide. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Ground Service Equipment Mechanics. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$24,730 - $68,819
(Median)
$25K
$45K
$69K
MEDIAN: $44,907
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50%
90%

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$12.01 - $27.37
(Median)
$12
$19
$27
MEDIAN: $18.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$24,730 - $68,819  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,817  
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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$25,382 - $64,422  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 32
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.01 - $27.37  
   
Overtime
$15.35 - $37.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,817  
   
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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$25,382 - $64,422  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 53

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Job Description for Ground Service Equipment Mechanic

  • 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 Ground Service Equipment Mechanics, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $40K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $42K. For Ground Service Equipment Mechanics, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $49K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make no more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage.

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Experience Affects Ground Service Equipment Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

National Average
$43,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

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
31%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 13%
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