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Agricultural Program Specialist - Federal Salaries of 2021

Pay Rates for "Agricultural Program Specialist"

How much does an Agricultural Program Specialist in the federal government get paid? $99,043.24* *Based on the 2021 average.

Agricultural Program Specialist was the 275th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2021, with 342 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2021, the Farm Service Agency hired the most employees titled Agricultural Program Specialist, with an average salary of $99,043.

Government Agricultural Program Specialist jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Agricultural Program Specialist 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

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 Agricultural Program Specialist

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Farm Service Agency 342 $99,043.24

Agricultural Program Specialist Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Agricultural Program Specialist is $99,043.24. The highest paid Agricultural Program Specialist made $174,632 in 2021.

Common Agricultural Program Specialist Payscales

Payscale Number of Agricultural Program Specialist Employees
GS - General Schedule 342

Starting Paygrade: $28,921.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $152,771.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Administrative and Management

Other Jobs at the GS-4 Paygrade

GS-4 is the starting paygrade for Agricultural Program Specialist 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
Meteorological TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Agricultural Market ReportingAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Physical Science TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Human Resources ManagementAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Interior DesignAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15

Average Agricultural Program Specialist Pay Trend from 2004 to 2021

In 2004, the average pay for an Agricultural Program Specialist was $74,747. Since then, the average pay has increased to $99,043 in 2021.

Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 1145.

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