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Compliance Inspector - Federal Salaries of 2008

Pay Rates for "Compliance Inspector"

How much does a Compliance Inspector in the federal government get paid? $36,194.35* *Based on the 2008 average.

Compliance Inspector was the 2nd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2008, with 56,609 employed. The most common payscale was the trans security admin emp other than exec payscale.

In 2008, the Transportation Security Administration hired the most employees titled Compliance Inspection And Support, with an average salary of $34,784.

Government Compliance Inspection And Support jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Compliance Inspection And Support 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

This occupation includes positions that perform or supervise inspectional or technical support work in assuring compliance with or enforcement of Federal law, regulations, or other mandatory guidelines and that are not classifiable to another, more specific, occupational occupation. The work requires a knowledge of prescribed procedures, established techniques, directly applicable guidelines, and pertinent characteristics of regulated items or activities.

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 Compliance Inspector

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Transportation Security Administration 49,710 $34,784.47
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 1,386 $45,718.49
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 1,179 $43,414.71
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 997 $45,011.18
Internal Revenue Service 565 $44,831.32
Federal Bureau of Investigation 459 $50,574.35
U.S. Secret Service 436 $54,476.78
Drug Enforcement Administration 383 $47,977.65
Forest Service 245 $55,262.27
Office of Personnel Management 207 $41,392.01
Mine Safety and Health Administration 164 $39,494.27
Employment Standards Administration 163 $44,719.40
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 120 $40,658.78
Federal Aviation Administration 109 $54,769.99
U.S. Marshals Service 101 $53,023.81
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 85 $40,149.14
Bureau of Land Management 52 $43,024.37
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 29 $53,371.86
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 28 $50,735.29
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 25 $38,330.72
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 22 $49,413.55
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 18 $49,467.89
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 18 $35,728.28
17 $41,543.82
Securities and Exchange Commission 13 $58,095.77
Department of State 10 $45,174.90
Federal Trade Commission 10 $53,611.00
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 9 $63,866.56
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 8 $47,900.88
Food and Nutrition Service 7 $45,394.57
Consumer Product Safety Commission 5 $53,631.60
Bureau of Industry and Security 4 $60,598.25
Indian Affairs 4 $36,977.25
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 3 $58,296.67
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 2 $56,706.50
U.S. Coast Guard 2 $45,355.50
National Park Service 2 $51,119.00
Department of Justice 1 $0.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 1 $49,606.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 1 $65,118.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 1 $60,689.00
Railroad Retirement Board 1 $57,687.00
Veterans Health Administration 1 $43,746.00
National Gallery of Art 1 $52,268.00
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 1 $39,806.00
International Trade Administration 1 $49,814.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 1 $52,459.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 1 $64,847.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 1 $43,262.00

Compliance Inspector Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Compliance Inspector is $36,194.35.

Common Compliance Inspector Payscales

Payscale Number of Compliance Inspection And Support Employees
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 49,710
GS - General Schedule 6,326
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 385
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 92
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 33
ZS - Administrative Support 22
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 17
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 13
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 9
CG - Corporate Graded 1
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 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 Compliance Inspection and Support 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
Supply Clerical and TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Computer Clerk and AssistantClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Equipment OperatorClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Medical TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Environmental Health TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Compliance Inspection And Support Pay Trend from 2004 to 2017

In 2004, the average pay for a Compliance Inspector was $40,968. Since then, the average pay has decreased to $378 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 1802.

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