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Budget Clerk - Federal Salaries of 2008

Pay Rates for "Budget Clerk"

How much does a Budget Clerk in the federal government get paid? $43,918.92* *Based on the 2008 average.

Budget Clerk was the 214th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2008, with 590 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2008, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Budget Clerical And Assistance, with an average salary of $42,557.

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 110 $42,557.27
National Park Service 103 $42,513.14
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 49 $42,207.65
Indian Health Service 44 $40,780.48
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 37 $39,245.78
Forest Service 34 $44,040.29
Drug Enforcement Administration 26 $54,082.73
Agricultural Marketing Service 16 $46,990.88
Indian Affairs 14 $44,199.43
Bureau of Land Management 13 $43,381.46
Internal Revenue Service 11 $46,122.64
Department of State 8 $46,465.00
Geological Survey 8 $41,466.00
Department of Energy 7 $47,019.43
Bureau of Reclamation 7 $40,786.00
U.S. Coast Guard 6 $47,131.17
Agricultural Research Service 6 $41,768.83
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 6 $39,582.17
Environmental Protection Agency 5 $61,574.20
Public Buildings Service 5 $49,373.00
Farm Service Agency 5 $42,375.20
Rural Housing Service 5 $46,231.00
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 5 $46,343.40
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 4 $52,428.75
National Institutes of Health 4 $49,684.25
Bureau of the Census 3 $44,606.67
Federal Bureau of Investigation 3 $53,312.33
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 3 $41,725.33
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 3 $52,031.67
Natural Resources Conservation Service 3 $52,555.00
National Cemetery Administration 3 $41,425.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 3 $48,728.00
Food and Drug Administration 2 $53,874.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 2 $48,108.00
Food and Nutrition Service 2 $51,764.50
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 2 $40,557.50
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 1 $38,564.00
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 1 $62,546.00
Administration for Community Living 1 $62,546.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 1 $37,774.00
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 1 $43,262.00
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 1 $53,567.00
Federal Maritime Commission 1 $41,271.00
Economics and Statistics Administration 1 $60,942.00
National Archives and Records Administration 1 $40,649.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 1 $37,954.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 1 $52,921.00
Railroad Retirement Board 1 $57,687.00
Foreign Agricultural Service 1 $39,330.00
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 1 $39,276.00
Food Safety and Inspection Service 1 $47,193.00
Office of Justice Programs 1 $48,503.00
Agency for International Development 1 $36,892.00
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 1 $33,267.00
Commission on Civil Rights 1 $31,751.00
Employment Standards Administration 1 $50,215.00
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 1 $51,124.00
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 1 $55,288.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 1 $49,364.00

Budget Clerk Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Budget Clerk is $43,918.92.

Common Budget Clerk Payscales

Payscale Number of Budget Clerical And Assistance Employees
GS - General Schedule 583
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 4
ZS - Administrative Support 2
NU - Nnsa Technician And Admin Support 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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