Ground Service Equipment Mechanic Salary

Male Ground Service Equipment Mechanics number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $20.60 per hour in the United States. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$21,381 - $80,000
$21K
$48K
$80K
MEDIAN: $48,000
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50%
90%

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$12.91 - $30.82
$13
$21
$31
MEDIAN: $20.60
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$0$80K
Salary $21,381 - $80,000
Total Pay (?
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$28,071 - $67,462
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 19
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $12.91 - $30.82
Overtime $14.95 - $44.60
Annual Data $0$67K
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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$28,071 - $67,462
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 42

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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

Pay by Experience for a Ground Service Equipment Mechanic has a positive trend. An entry-level Ground Service Equipment Mechanic with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 25 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Ground Service Equipment Mechanic with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Ground Service Equipment Mechanic which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 22 salaries. A Ground Service Equipment Mechanic with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 12 salaries.

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Key Stats for Ground Service Equipment Mechanic

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Ground Service Equipment Mechanic Salaries

Experienced
▲22%

Late-Career
▲22%

National Average
$44,000

Mid-Career
▼7%

Entry-Level
▼28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 6%
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