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Bindery Worker - Federal Salaries of 2021

Pay Rates for "Bindery Worker"

How much does a Bindery Worker in the federal government get paid? $83,826.43* *Based on the 2021 average.

Bindery Worker was the 324th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2021, with 209 employed. The most common payscale was the government printing office negotiated rates for bookbinders payscale.

In 2021, the Government Printing Office hired the most employees titled Bindery Working, with an average salary of $84,111.

Government Bindery Working jobs are classified under the Federal Wage Schedule, Wage Grade (FWS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Bindery Working job is FWS-5, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is FWS-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 standard covers the nonsupervisory work involved in setting up and operating manual and powered bindery machines such as cutters, collators, binders, drills, folders, stitches, sorters, joggers, and punches in order to assemble and process a variety of paper stock and printed materials, such as maps, charts, books, manuals, pamphlets, circulars, and other publications. The work requires skill in the setup, adjustment, operation, and minor maintenance of bindery machinery and a general knowledge of the quality, use and machinability of various types of paper stock.

Agencies that have hired a Bindery Worker

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Government Printing Office 202 $84,111.20
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 2 $79,588.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 2 $92,976.00
Departmental Administration 2 $59,010.00
Department of State 1 $66,113.00

Bindery Worker Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Bindery Worker is $83,826.43. The highest paid Bindery Worker made $117,652 in 2021.

Common Bindery Worker Payscales

Payscale Number of Bindery Working Employees
KB - Government Printing Office Negotiated Rates For Bookbinders 156
KY - Government Printing Office Negotiated Rates For Printing Plant Workers, Equity Pay 38
WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage System 5
KX - Government Printing Office Negotiated Rates For Printing Plant Workers, 100% 5
KA - Kiess Act 3
WS - Supervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage System 2

Starting Paygrade: $22.47 to $9.25 / hour at paygrade FWS-5
Maximum Paygrade: $11.13 to $30.53 / hour at paygrade FWS-9
Occupation Family: PRINTING FAMILY

Other Jobs at the FWS-5 Paygrade

FWS-5 is the starting paygrade for Bindery Working jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the FWS-5 paygrade.

Occupation Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Bearing ReconditioningFWS-5FWS-8
Railroad Maintenance Vehicle OperatingFWS-5FWS-9
Tractor OperatingFWS-5FWS-9
Explosives OperatingFWS-4FWS-8
Motion Picture ProjectionFWS-5FWS-7

Average Bindery Working Pay Trend from 2004 to 2021

In 2004, the average pay for a Bindery Worker was $49,681. Since then, the average pay has increased to $83,826 in 2021.

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 4402.

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