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Ground Service Equipment Mechanic Salary

Ground Service Equipment Mechanics in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $18.59 per hour. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Most Ground Service Equipment Mechanics like their work and job satisfaction is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$26,130 - $69,125
(Median)
$26K
$46K
$69K
MEDIAN: $45,748
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50%
90%

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$12.13 - $27.00
(Median)
$12
$19
$27
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$26,130 - $69,125  
   
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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$26,160 - $63,456  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 30
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.13 - $27.00  
   
Overtime
$15.93 - $35.16  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$24K$48K$72K
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).
)
$26,160 - $63,456  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 49

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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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $42K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $40K. For Ground Service Equipment Mechanics, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $49K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $50K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Ground Service Equipment Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

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
10%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 11%