Administrative Officer - Federal Salaries of 2007

Pay Rates for "Administrative Officer"

How much does an Administrative Officer in the federal government get paid? $75,761.03* *Based on the 2007 average.
5,945 EMPLOYEES
$449.94M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Administrative Officer was the 45th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2007, with 5,945 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2007, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Administrative Officer, with an average salary of $68,115.

Government Administrative Officer jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Administrative Officer job is GS-4, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-15. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

This occupation includes positions in which the employees are responsible for providing or obtaining a variety of management services essential to the direction and operation of an organization. The paramount qualifications required are extensive knowledge and understanding of management principles, practices, methods and techniques, and skill in integrating management services with the general management of an organization.

Administrative and Management positions have a wide range of responsibilities. Management does not refer specifically to supervisors who directly manage organizations or teams. Rather jobs in this category deal with managing systems or processes such as finances, security systems, training programs, or marketing. For employees in this job category, promotions are typically given 2 grade increments at a time until GS-12 is reached.

Agencies that have hired an Administrative Officer

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Veterans Health Administration 932 $68,114.65
National Institutes of Health 539 $82,711.93
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 369 $59,337.96
Federal Aviation Administration 346 $60,332.68
National Park Service 257 $69,439.80
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 225 $59,629.11
Social Security Administration 196 $53,477.38
Department of State 191 $110,805.39
Internal Revenue Service 170 $79,126.30
Transportation Security Administration 133 $91,165.20
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 126 $106,548.92
Forest Service 109 $78,608.17
U.S. Marshals Service 106 $79,285.80
Geological Survey 101 $81,993.36
Agency for International Development 100 $90,973.12
Agricultural Research Service 85 $62,933.24
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 78 $69,601.35
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 57 $66,089.26
Federal Bureau of Investigation 56 $98,796.93
Drug Enforcement Administration 54 $86,296.26
U.S. Secret Service 51 $67,529.29
Peace Corps 50 $72,433.84
National Institute of Standards and Technology 49 $80,917.51
Bureau of Land Management 48 $68,054.94
Department of Energy 47 $97,872.81
Natural Resources Conservation Service 46 $93,045.39
Farm Service Agency 45 $86,554.04
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 45 $84,215.91
Indian Affairs 42 $65,230.76
Small Business Administration 39 $68,141.08
Environmental Protection Agency 38 $75,793.50
Rural Housing Service 37 $93,047.11
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 35 $77,713.66
Bureau of Reclamation 35 $69,709.89
Veterans Benefits Administration 34 $88,925.18
Indian Health Service 33 $67,735.55
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 33 $68,926.76
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 30 $95,487.53
Bureau of the Census 29 $77,014.93
Broadcasting Board of Governors 29 $73,215.10
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 28 $68,525.43
Food and Drug Administration 28 $115,739.64
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 28 $67,485.68
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 25 $72,349.84
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 24 $85,836.58
Federal Emergency Management Agency 23 $75,172.13
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 21 $73,366.62
Goddard Space Flight Center 20 $80,784.05
Office of Personnel Management 20 $90,171.30
General Counsel (Department of Veterans Affairs) 20 $60,345.50
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 20 $75,286.65
National Archives and Records Administration 19 $60,934.16
Federal Highway Administration 18 $63,327.44
John F. Kennedy Space Center 17 $78,649.12
U.S. Trustee Program 17 $69,645.41
Employment Standards Administration 16 $68,354.13
Health Resources and Services Administration 16 $90,111.88
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 14 $83,318.29
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 13 $110,326.08
Public Buildings Service 13 $62,916.38
National Cemetery Administration 13 $67,291.62
Federal Transit Administration 13 $72,523.38
Langley Research Center 12 $62,166.08
Railroad Retirement Board 12 $81,476.83
Administration for Children and Families 11 $101,572.10
Employment and Training Administration 11 $73,488.73
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 10 $58,044.70
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 10 $75,024.30
U.S. Coast Guard 10 $77,039.20
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 10 $130,895.70
Office for Civil Rights 10 $77,481.60
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 9 $74,228.89
Patent and Trademark Office 9 $91,323.11
Office of Justice Programs 9 $72,680.22
Employee Benefits Security Administration 9 $69,884.11
Federal Railroad Administration 9 $74,094.00
Office of Comptroller of Currency 9 $110,036.67
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 8 $74,322.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 8 $88,779.00
Headquarters, Nasa 8 $77,260.88
Bureau of Labor Statistics 8 $91,847.50
Federal Trade Commission 8 $85,373.50
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 8 $81,098.38
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 7 $77,898.43
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 7 $64,524.29
Agricultural Marketing Service 7 $57,462.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 7 $100,301.29
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 6 $67,291.67
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 6 $123,900.33
National Transportation Safety Board 6 $72,716.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 6 $104,838.67
Mine Safety and Health Administration 6 $83,097.50
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 6 $91,751.33
Office of Senior Coordinator for Midwest 5 $87,965.20
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 5 $86,806.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 5 $74,693.20
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 4 $65,442.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 4 $125,811.75
Office of Government Ethics 4 $116,625.25
National Appeals Division 4 $62,879.50
Consumer Product Safety Commission 4 $66,383.75
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 4 $68,803.75
Selective Service System 4 $69,028.25
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 4 $86,569.75
Financial Management Service 4 $87,722.00
Bureau of the Public Debt 4 $85,204.50
U.S. Mint 4 $83,535.50
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 4 $113,822.75
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 4 $96,368.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 4 $78,469.25
National Science Foundation 4 $80,461.75
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 3 $116,778.33
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 3 $67,969.67
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture) 3 $55,096.67
Food and Nutrition Service 3 $87,320.33
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 3 $75,684.00
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 3 $96,787.00
Economic Development Administration 3 $76,225.67
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 3 $95,940.00
Ames Research Center 3 $112,126.67
Securities and Exchange Commission 3 $76,680.67
National Gallery of Art 3 $108,597.00
Office of Thrift Supervision 3 $102,338.67
Maritime Administration 2 $64,663.50
National Labor Relations Board 2 $148,295.50
Surface Transportation Board 2 $75,671.00
Office of Secretary of Labor 2 $115,988.50
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 2 $117,634.50
Bureau of International Labor Affairs 2 $95,271.00
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 2 $82,949.00
Immigration Office of Secretary of Education 2 $130,596.00
Departmental Offices 2 $91,663.50
Office of Management (Department of Education) 2 $106,279.00
Board of Veterans Appeals 2 $119,560.00
Offices of the Regional Administrators 2 $65,820.00
Coop State Research, Educ, & Exten Service 2 $55,249.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 2 $118,371.50
Federal Acquisition Service 2 $64,715.00
Merit Systems Protection Board 2 $114,900.50
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 2 $91,439.00
International Trade Administration 2 $68,831.50
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 2 $120,947.00
Dryden Flight Research Center 2 $80,306.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 2 $85,240.00
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 2 $85,310.50
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 2 $68,461.00
Ous for Science and Technology 1 $143,471.00
Trade and Development Agency 1 $75,671.00
National Endowment for the Arts 1 $154,600.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 1 $128,757.00
International Joint Commission: U.S. & Canada 1 $87,338.00
Office of Public Affairs 1 $121,967.00
Office of Science and Technology Policy 1 $46,041.00
Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation 1 $71,219.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $59,852.00
National Endowment for the Humanities 1 $59,852.00
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Resolution 1 $132,435.00
Program Support Center 1 $82,763.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 1 $139,793.00
Department of Veterans Affairs 1 $73,445.00
Office of the Secretary of Housing & Urban Development Department 1 $143,471.00
Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council 1 $61,278.00
Federal Labor Relations Authority 1 $125,828.00
Government National Mortgage Association 1 $132,435.00
Administration for Community Living 1 $110,363.00
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Education) 1 $128,757.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Veterans Affairs) 1 $82,349.00
Assistant Secretary for Administration 1 $110,363.00
Federal Housing Finance Board 1 $156,294.00
Arctic Research Commission 1 $89,985.00
Office of Equal Employment Opportunity 1 $143,471.00
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 1 $132,435.00
Office of Legislation and Congressional Affairs 1 $106,331.00
Assistant Secretary for Human Resources Management 1 $97,779.00
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 1 $136,114.00
Barry Goldwater School & Excellence in Education Foundation 1 $103,220.00
James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation 1 $103,220.00
Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs 1 $95,279.00
National Capital Planning Commission 1 $125,078.00
Office of Postsecondary Education 1 $143,471.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 1 $100,550.00
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 1 $139,793.00
Valles Caldera Trust 1 $77,885.00
Council of Economic Advisers 1 $110,363.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 1 $66,477.00
Occupational Safety & Health Review Commission 1 $70,993.00
Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools 1 $117,721.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Congressional Affairs 1 $84,691.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 1 $110,363.00
Office of General Counsel (General Services Administration) 1 $62,405.00
Commission of Fine Arts 1 $75,671.00
Government Printing Office 1 $82,446.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 1 $63,135.00
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 1 $143,471.00
Rural Business-Cooperative Service 1 $68,993.00
Center for Faith-Based & Commission Initiatives 1 $128,757.00
Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer 1 $61,221.00
Office Federal Coordinator Alaska Gas Transport Project 1 $93,822.00
Marine Mammal Commission 1 $80,123.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 1 $50,645.00
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation 1 $117,721.00
Office of English Language Acquisition 1 $132,435.00
Food Safety and Inspection Service 1 $58,203.00
Office of Field Policy and Management 1 $136,114.00
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 1 $122,399.00
National Mediation Board 1 $84,691.00
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 1 $156,560.00
Department of Homeland Security 1 $143,471.00
Advisory Councils and Committees 1 $117,700.00
Office of the Chief Economist 1 $63,135.00
Office of Healthy Homes & Lead Hazard Control 1 $87,338.00
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 1 $104,826.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 1 $100,573.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 1 $65,778.00
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 1 $104,502.00
Council on Environmental Quality/Office of Environmental Quality 1 $96,950.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $58,206.00
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 1 $132,435.00
International Boundary Commission: U.S. and Canada 1 $71,219.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 1 $125,078.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 1 $109,459.00

Administrative Officer Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Administrative Officer is $75,761.03. The highest paid Administrative Officer made $188,050 in 2007.

Common Administrative Officer Payscales

Payscale Number of Administrative Officer Employees
GS - General Schedule 5,076
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 343
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 133
ZA - Administrative 84
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 83
ES - Senior Executive Service 58
FO - Foreign Service Officers 38
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 33
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 23
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 20
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 9
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 9
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 8
CG - Corporate Graded 5
FE - Senior Foreign Service 4
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 4
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 3
TG - Ofc Of Thrift Supervision Salary Schedul 3
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 3
TM - Federal Housing Finance Board Merit Pay 1
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 1
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 1
PG - Printing Office Grades 1
EG - Consultant (other) 1
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 1

Starting Paygrade: $26,233.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $138,572.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Administrative and Management
Occupation Family: 0300 GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE, CLERICAL, AND OFFICE SERVICES GROUP

Other Jobs at the GS-4 Paygrade

GS-4 is the starting paygrade for Administrative Officer jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-4 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Compliance Inspection and SupportClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Quality AssuranceAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Miscellaneous Administration and ProgramAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Grants ManagementAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Clerk-TypistClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Administrative Officer Pay Trend from 2004 to 2018

In 2004, the average pay for an Administrative Officer was $70,426. Since then, the average pay has increased to $87,437 in 2018.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0341.

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