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Budget Clerk - Federal Salaries of 2010

Pay Rates for "Budget Clerk"

How much does a Budget Clerk in the federal government get paid? $46,381.47* *Based on the 2010 average.

Budget Clerk was the 228th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2010, with 554 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2010, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Budget Clerical And Assistance, with an average salary of $45,161.

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 120 $45,161.04
National Park Service 96 $45,689.49
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 55 $45,786.20
Indian Health Service 39 $44,958.23
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 37 $40,576.84
Forest Service 22 $48,738.86
Bureau of Land Management 17 $45,819.29
Indian Affairs 14 $45,731.36
Agricultural Marketing Service 14 $52,661.43
Geological Survey 12 $41,129.75
Internal Revenue Service 9 $46,362.89
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 8 $45,942.13
U.S. Coast Guard 7 $49,016.86
Bureau of Reclamation 7 $47,053.57
Drug Enforcement Administration 7 $51,595.57
Farm Service Agency 6 $46,371.50
Rural Housing Service 6 $44,160.50
Department of Energy 6 $50,803.00
Agricultural Research Service 5 $44,345.40
Department of State 5 $49,808.60
Public Buildings Service 4 $52,922.50
National Institutes of Health 4 $52,537.25
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 4 $54,263.75
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 3 $60,887.33
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 3 $49,020.67
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 3 $43,600.00
Environmental Protection Agency 3 $68,741.33
Natural Resources Conservation Service 2 $45,946.50
National Cemetery Administration 2 $45,495.00
Food and Drug Administration 2 $60,459.00
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 2 $54,102.50
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 2 $55,501.00
Bureau of the Census 2 $46,937.50
Offices, Boards and Divisions 2 $51,768.00
Broadcasting Board of Governors 1 $39,590.00
Risk Management Agency 1 $34,075.00
Federal Maritime Commission 1 $44,293.00
Foreign Agricultural Service 1 $48,303.00
National Archives and Records Administration 1 $45,019.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 1 $67,393.00
Food and Nutrition Service 1 $59,528.00
Railroad Retirement Board 1 $61,195.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 1 $42,702.00
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 1 $41,377.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 1 $37,001.00
Food Safety and Inspection Service 1 $59,658.00
Administration for Community Living 1 $67,114.00
Economics and Statistics Administration 1 $67,864.00
Office Assistant Secretary for Health 1 $42,209.00
Federal Bureau of Investigation 1 $57,649.00
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 1 $54,875.00
Office of Justice Programs 1 $53,468.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 1 $37,787.00
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 1 $37,481.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 1 $52,976.00
Employment Standards Administration 1 $53,307.00
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 1 $67,114.00
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 1 $59,338.00

Budget Clerk Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Budget Clerk is $46,381.47. The highest paid Budget Clerk made $78,674 in 2010.

Common Budget Clerk Payscales

Payscale Number of Budget Clerical And Assistance Employees
GS - General Schedule 545
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 4
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 1
AO - Management Support Career Path 1
ZS - Administrative Support 1
NU - Nnsa Technician And Admin Support 1
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 1

Starting Paygrade: $19,048.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $57,809.00 / 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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