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Budget Clerk - Federal Salaries of 2018

Pay Rates for "Budget Clerk"

How much does a Budget Clerk in the federal government get paid? $48,517.23* *Based on the 2018 average.

Budget Clerk was the 262nd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2018, with 390 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2018, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Budget Clerical And Assistance, with an average salary of $46,779.

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.

Job Description

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

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Veterans Health Administration 138 $46,779.10
National Park Service 69 $48,721.17
Indian Health Service 31 $48,570.55
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 29 $48,897.90
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 26 $46,781.88
Bureau of Reclamation 12 $46,009.83
Forest Service 12 $45,803.33
Agricultural Marketing Service 9 $54,714.89
Bureau of Land Management 7 $50,314.86
Indian Affairs 6 $47,153.67
Geological Survey 6 $48,376.00
Natural Resources Conservation Service 6 $53,547.50
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 6 $52,929.50
U.S. Coast Guard 6 $51,629.17
Internal Revenue Service 5 $53,390.40
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 4 $54,552.50
Drug Enforcement Administration 2 $69,100.50
Department of Energy 2 $52,434.00
Environmental Protection Agency 1 $77,199.00
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 1 $32,844.00
Food and Drug Administration 1 $64,699.00
National Institutes of Health 1 $64,699.00
Food and Nutrition Service 1 $63,163.00
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 1 $36,531.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 1 $36,893.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 1 $44,793.00
Rural Housing Service 1 $44,941.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 1 $45,274.00
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 1 $64,714.00
National Archives and Records Administration 1 $51,081.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 1 $85,423.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 1 $73,784.00

Budget Clerk Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Budget Clerk is $48,517.23. The highest paid Budget Clerk made $85,423 in 2018.

Common Budget Clerk Payscales

Payscale Number of Budget Clerical And Assistance Employees
GS - General Schedule 384
ZS - Administrative Support 2
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 1
NU - Nnsa Technician And Admin Support 1
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 1
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 1

Starting Paygrade: $19,738.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $59,907.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-9, Step 10
Category: Clerical and Administrative Support

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 TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Survey TechnicalTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Telecommunications ProcessingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Environmental Health TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Language ClericalClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Budget Clerical And Assistance Pay Trend from 2004 to 2018

In 2004, the average pay for a Budget Clerk was $38,974. Since then, the average pay has increased to $48,517 in 2018.

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 0561.

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