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Budget Clerk - Federal Salaries of 2005

Pay Rates for "Budget Clerk"

How much does a Budget Clerk in the federal government get paid? $40,561.57* *Based on the 2005 average.

Budget Clerk was the 201st most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2005, with 710 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2005, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Budget Clerical And Assistance, with an average salary of $39,586.

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 130 $39,585.63
National Park Service 109 $38,403.13
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 50 $37,330.76
Forest Service 37 $40,639.09
Indian Health Service 37 $36,427.14
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 28 $38,526.71
Drug Enforcement Administration 25 $48,709.84
Indian Affairs 21 $41,062.95
Internal Revenue Service 20 $43,827.20
Agricultural Marketing Service 18 $44,611.50
Bureau of Land Management 18 $39,625.39
Geological Survey 15 $38,799.80
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 14 $42,958.21
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 14 $40,058.93
Bureau of Reclamation 14 $39,522.29
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 11 $44,805.55
Public Buildings Service 10 $42,572.33
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 10 $40,871.50
Department of State 9 $43,000.44
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 9 $41,098.22
U.S. Coast Guard 9 $41,896.89
Agricultural Research Service 6 $40,156.83
Natural Resources Conservation Service 6 $42,785.83
National Institutes of Health 6 $43,555.67
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 5 $48,102.80
Farm Service Agency 5 $39,248.80
Rural Housing Service 5 $42,232.40
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 4 $43,624.00
Department of Energy 4 $45,969.50
Environmental Protection Agency 4 $53,101.75
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 3 $36,556.33
Economic Research Service 3 $50,663.67
National Cemetery Administration 3 $35,728.67
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 2 $42,091.50
Food and Nutrition Service 2 $44,167.00
Food Safety and Inspection Service 2 $32,665.00
Bureau of the Census 2 $40,579.50
Offices, Boards and Divisions 2 $51,313.00
Federal Bureau of Investigation 2 $45,481.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 2 $36,345.50
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $47,253.50
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 2 $39,747.00
Food and Drug Administration 2 $47,908.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 2 $32,036.00
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 1 $44,179.00
Office of Budget and Program Analysis 1 $47,111.00
Employment Standards Administration 1 $45,727.00
Federal Labor Relations Authority 1 $49,728.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 1 $40,980.00
Employment and Training Administration 1 $50,225.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 1 $49,525.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 1 $41,036.00
Bureau of Labor Statistics 1 $48,937.00
National Technical Information Service 1 $54,926.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 1 $41,361.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 1 $39,951.00
Economics and Statistics Administration 1 $51,036.00
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 1 $56,371.00
Office for Civil Rights 1 $46,088.00
Office of Justice Programs 1 $42,543.00
Federal Maritime Commission 1 $37,211.00
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 1 $47,111.00
National Archives and Records Administration 1 $35,853.00
Administration for Community Living 1 $54,926.00
Railroad Retirement Board 1 $51,323.00
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 1 $46,088.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 1 $31,049.00
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 1 $37,565.00
Financial Management Service 1 $46,088.00
Coop State Research, Educ, & Exten Service 1 $37,815.00

Budget Clerk Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Budget Clerk is $40,561.57.

Common Budget Clerk Payscales

Payscale Number of Budget Clerical And Assistance Employees
GS - General Schedule 704
ZS - Administrative Support 3
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 1
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 1
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 1

Starting Paygrade: $18,785.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $57,015.00 / 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
Property Disposal Clerical and TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Survey TechnicalTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Information ReceptionistClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Medical Records TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Language ClericalClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Budget Clerical And Assistance Pay Trend from 2004 to 2017

In 2004, the average pay for a Budget Clerk was $38,974. Since then, the average pay has increased to $48,073 in 2017.

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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