Budget Clerk - Federal Salaries of 2021
Pay Rates for "Budget Clerk"How much does a Budget Clerk in the federal government get paid? $51,719.47* *Based on the 2021 average.
Budget Clerk was the 281st most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2021, with 334 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2021, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Budget Clerical And Assistance, with an average salary of $51,149.
Government Budget Clerical And Assistance jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Budget Clerical And Assistance 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.
Clerical, secretary, and administrative positions fall under this category. No specialized technical background is needed for positions in this category except for stenographers which require a proficiency exam before being hired. Strong organizational and communication skills are the primary requirements for this job category. Military experience can often be applied as relevant experience when calculating starting grade. Employees in the job category receive promotions of 1 grade increase at a time.
Agencies that have hired a Budget Clerk
Budget Clerk Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Budget Clerk is $51,719.47. The highest paid Budget Clerk made $87,082 in 2021.
Common Budget Clerk Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Budget Clerical And Assistance Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||333|
|ZS - Administrative Support||1|
|Starting Paygrade:||$20,999.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$63,734.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-9, Step 10|
|Category:||Clerical and Administrative Support|
|Occupation Family:||0500 ACCOUNTING AND BUDGET GROUP|
Other Jobs at the GS-1 Paygrade
GS-1 is the starting paygrade for Budget Clerical and Assistance 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|
|Procurement Clerical and Technician||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Survey Technical||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Telecommunications Processing||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Environmental Health Technician||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Language Clerical||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
Average Budget Clerical And Assistance Pay Trend from 2004 to 2021
In 2004, the average pay for a Budget Clerk was $38,974. Since then, the average pay has increased to $51,719 in 2021.
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