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Budget Clerk - Federal Salaries of 2007

Pay Rates for "Budget Clerk"

How much does a Budget Clerk in the federal government get paid? $42,820.42* *Based on the 2007 average.

Budget Clerk was the 209th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2007, with 603 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2007, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Budget Clerical And Assistance, with an average salary of $41,401.

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 111 $41,401.27
National Park Service 101 $40,865.66
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 55 $40,149.44
Indian Health Service 44 $40,101.07
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 33 $38,471.30
Forest Service 29 $43,015.62
Drug Enforcement Administration 26 $52,145.50
Internal Revenue Service 17 $45,368.65
Agricultural Marketing Service 15 $45,944.87
Indian Affairs 14 $42,716.14
Bureau of Land Management 12 $41,504.67
Bureau of Reclamation 9 $41,504.33
Agricultural Research Service 8 $42,014.00
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 8 $43,772.50
U.S. Coast Guard 8 $46,468.00
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 7 $45,648.71
Geological Survey 6 $42,755.83
Rural Housing Service 6 $43,497.33
Department of State 6 $47,414.67
Environmental Protection Agency 6 $57,147.00
Department of Energy 5 $49,369.40
National Institutes of Health 5 $47,782.20
Farm Service Agency 4 $39,324.25
Natural Resources Conservation Service 4 $48,191.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 4 $46,086.50
Federal Bureau of Investigation 4 $49,330.00
Public Buildings Service 4 $47,025.25
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 4 $48,970.25
National Cemetery Administration 3 $41,069.67
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 3 $50,099.67
Bureau of the Census 3 $43,337.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 3 $39,413.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 2 $41,686.00
Food and Nutrition Service 2 $49,739.00
Food and Drug Administration 2 $51,563.50
Federal Maritime Commission 1 $39,501.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 1 $35,972.00
Office of Justice Programs 1 $46,423.00
National Archives and Records Administration 1 $39,158.00
Office of Secretary of Labor 1 $45,366.00
Railroad Retirement Board 1 $54,229.00
Employment Standards Administration 1 $48,417.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 1 $30,386.00
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1 $40,462.00
Employment and Training Administration 1 $53,777.00
Food Safety and Inspection Service 1 $47,678.00
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 1 $49,076.00
Office for Civil Rights 1 $48,933.00
Office of Budget and Program Analysis 1 $50,025.00
Administration for Children and Families 1 $52,805.00
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 1 $51,526.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $42,659.00
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 1 $40,519.00
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 1 $32,172.00
Federal Labor Relations Authority 1 $55,194.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 1 $47,245.00
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 1 $42,659.00
Economics and Statistics Administration 1 $58,318.00
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 1 $59,852.00
Administration for Community Living 1 $60,420.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 1 $45,855.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 1 $41,686.00
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 1 $45,855.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 1 $47,446.00
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 1 $36,944.00

Budget Clerk Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Budget Clerk is $42,820.42. The highest paid Budget Clerk made $64,305 in 2007.

Common Budget Clerk Payscales

Payscale Number of Budget Clerical And Assistance Employees
GS - General Schedule 596
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 4
ZS - Administrative Support 3

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 2016

In 2004, the average pay for a Budget Clerk was $38,974. Since then, the average pay has increased to $47,580 in 2016.

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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