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Budget Clerk - Federal Salaries of 2013

Pay Rates for "Budget Clerk"

How much does a Budget Clerk in the federal government get paid? $46,451.42* *Based on the 2013 average.

Budget Clerk was the 245th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2013, with 477 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2013, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Budget Clerical And Assistance, with an average salary of $44,863.

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 127 $44,862.63
National Park Service 80 $46,007.38
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 50 $45,493.80
Indian Health Service 37 $45,105.92
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 34 $42,672.24
Forest Service 19 $48,752.68
Bureau of Land Management 13 $47,491.46
Bureau of Reclamation 10 $39,556.90
Agricultural Marketing Service 9 $54,335.56
U.S. Coast Guard 9 $50,718.89
Indian Affairs 8 $43,502.38
Geological Survey 8 $45,418.13
Internal Revenue Service 8 $48,950.38
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 6 $42,806.33
National Institutes of Health 5 $53,598.40
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 5 $46,185.80
Department of Energy 5 $55,534.00
Environmental Protection Agency 4 $62,068.75
Food and Drug Administration 3 $52,021.33
Rural Housing Service 3 $47,741.33
Department of State 2 $50,653.00
Dean for VA Learning University 2 $55,741.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 2 $45,126.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 2 $58,511.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 2 $52,235.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 2 $58,949.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 2 $62,039.50
Administration for Community Living 1 $67,114.00
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 1 $60,995.00
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 1 $31,315.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 1 $54,947.00
Foreign Agricultural Service 1 $51,418.00
National Archives and Records Administration 1 $45,790.00
Natural Resources Conservation Service 1 $57,144.00
National Cemetery Administration 1 $43,371.00
Food and Nutrition Service 1 $59,028.00
Bureau of the Census 1 $46,551.00
Farm Service Agency 1 $50,431.00
Economics and Statistics Administration 1 $67,114.00
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 1 $59,207.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 1 $67,114.00
Presidio Trust 1 $50,250.00
Office of Justice Programs 1 $54,875.00
Public Buildings Service 1 $49,138.00
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs 1 $53,307.00
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 1 $37,604.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 1 $41,200.00

Budget Clerk Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Budget Clerk is $46,451.42. The highest paid Budget Clerk made $73,509 in 2013.

Common Budget Clerk Payscales

Payscale Number of Budget Clerical And Assistance Employees
GS - General Schedule 467
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 3
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 3
ZS - Administrative Support 2
NU - Nnsa Technician And Admin Support 1
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 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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