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Compliance Inspector - Federal Salaries of 2016

Pay Rates for "Compliance Inspector"

How much does a Compliance Inspector in the federal government get paid? $42,695.33* *Based on the 2016 average.
51,672 EMPLOYEES
$2.2B TOTAL SALARY
SV MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Compliance Inspector was the 3rd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2016, with 51,672 employed. The most common payscale was the trans security admin emp other than exec payscale.

In 2016, the Transportation Security Administration hired the most employees titled Compliance Inspection And Support, with an average salary of $41,703.

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 46,376 $41,702.50
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 1,092 $46,003.41
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 1,031 $51,439.15
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 830 $52,267.24
Federal Bureau of Investigation 330 $57,601.72
U.S. Secret Service 303 $64,674.59
Drug Enforcement Administration 274 $52,695.10
Internal Revenue Service 238 $52,172.94
Wage and Hour Division 176 $52,235.22
Mine Safety and Health Administration 175 $42,801.46
Office of Personnel Management 171 $47,990.85
Federal Aviation Administration 122 $60,097.57
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 115 $44,613.45
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 68 $44,377.15
U.S. Marshals Service 66 $59,880.30
Bureau of Land Management 64 $49,259.05
Employee Benefits Security Administration 30 $44,169.73
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 23 $67,179.30
Department of State 18 $46,937.65
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 18 $54,547.83
Office of Labor-Management Standards 16 $54,373.50
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 15 $43,525.64
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 15 $48,838.40
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 14 $58,873.36
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 13 $46,175.00
Indian Affairs 12 $35,977.75
Office of Inspector General (Department of Health and Human Services) 11 $62,002.45
Consumer Product Safety Commission 9 $54,406.67
Securities and Exchange Commission 9 $72,034.33
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 8 $54,875.38
Food and Nutrition Service 7 $51,524.71
Forest Service 6 $64,477.33
Bureau of Industry and Security 2 $69,460.00
National Park Service 2 $42,225.50
Federal Trade Commission 2 $65,368.00
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 2 $83,473.00
Risk Management Agency 2 $32,250.00
Maritime Administration 1 $54,827.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 1 $82,855.00
U.S. Coast Guard 1 $54,100.00
International Trade Administration 1 $56,790.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 1 $82,197.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 1 $58,243.00
Food and Drug Administration 1 $39,866.00

Compliance Inspector Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Compliance Inspector is $42,695.33.

Common Compliance Inspector Payscales

Payscale Number of Compliance Inspection And Support Employees
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 46,376
GS - General Schedule 4,915
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 207
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 100
ZS - Administrative Support 23
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 22
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 16
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 9
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 2
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
Occupation Family: 1800 INSPECTION, INVESTIGATION, ENFORCEMENT, AND COMPLIANCE GROUP

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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