Ground Service Equipment Mechanic Salary

Men make up the majority of Ground Service Equipment Mechanics in the United States, bringing in about $20.78 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Most Ground Service Equipment Mechanics like their work and job satisfaction is high. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$23,672 - $81,094
$24K
$53K
$81K
MEDIAN: $53,299
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50%
90%

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$13.28 - $30.97
$13
$21
$31
MEDIAN: $21.13
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$0$81K
Salary $23,672 - $81,094
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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$28,455 - $65,812
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17
Hourly Data $0$43
Hourly Rate $13.28 - $30.97
Overtime $16.50 - $43.68
Annual Data $0$65K
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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$28,455 - $65,812
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 40

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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 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Ground Service Equipment Mechanic Salaries

Experienced
▲16%

Late-Career
▲16%

National Average
$46,000

Mid-Career
▼11%

Entry-Level
▼31%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
no benefits
None: 6%
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