Autopsy Assistant - Federal Salaries of 2010

Pay Rates for "Autopsy Assistant"

How much does an Autopsy Assistant in the federal government get paid? $38,019.50* *Based on the 2010 average.

Autopsy Assistant was the 504th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2010, with 18 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2010, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Autopsy Assistant, with an average salary of $38,020.

Government Autopsy Assistant jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Autopsy Assistant job is GS-1, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-9. 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 all classes of positions the paramount duties and responsibilities of which are to provide technical assistance and related services to pathologists or physicians during autopsies and/or inquests. Characteristic of positions in this occupation is some knowledge of human anatomy and of embalming processes, and skill in dissecting procedures.

Technical and Medical Support Positions encompass jobs that require specialized, practical knowledge and the ability to perform skilled tasked. However, these skills can often be learned on the job or through training when you are hired. In some cases, certifications are required to qualify. Additional education such as an Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree will increase starting grade and lead to promotion. Typically promotions are given 1 grade at a time up to a maximum of GS-9.

Agencies that have hired an Autopsy Assistant

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Veterans Health Administration 18 $38,019.50

Autopsy Assistant Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Autopsy Assistant is $38,019.50. The highest paid Autopsy Assistant made $51,164 in 2010.

Common Autopsy Assistant Payscales

Payscale Number of Autopsy Assistant Employees
GS - General Schedule 18

Starting Paygrade: $19,048.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $57,809.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-9, Step 10
Category: Technical and Medical Support

Other Jobs at the GS-1 Paygrade

GS-1 is the starting paygrade for Autopsy Assistant jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-1 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Telecommunications ProcessingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Physical Science TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Meteorological TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Office Automation Clerical and AssistanceClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Legal Instruments ExaminingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Autopsy Assistant Pay Trend from 2004 to 2017

In 2004, the average pay for an Autopsy Assistant was $33,569. Since then, the average pay has increased to $43,133 in 2017.

Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0625.

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