Computer Clerk and Assistant - Federal Salaries of 2020
Pay Rates for "Computer Clerk and Assistant"How much does a Computer Clerk and Assistant in the federal government get paid? $61,143.99* *Based on the 2020 average.
Computer Clerk and Assistant was the 196th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2020, with 712 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2020, the Internal Revenue Service hired the most employees titled Computer Clerk And Assistant, with an average salary of $62,706.
Government Computer Clerk And Assistant jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Computer Clerk And Assistant 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.
This occupation covers positions involving performance or supervision of data processing support and services functions for users of digital computer systems including such work as: (1) receiving, maintaining, and issuing data storage media for computer operations; (2) collecting and sequentially staging input media with associated program instructions for processing; (3) scheduling the use of computer time for program processing; (4) collecting, maintaining, and distributing program and systems documentation; and (5) collecting raw information, preparing flow charts, and coding in program languages; or, (6) other support functions. This work requires knowledge of external data processing sequences, controls, procedures, or user and programming languages, rather than in-depth knowledge of computer requirements or techniques associated with development and design of data processing systems.
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.
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Computer Clerk and Assistant Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Computer Clerk and Assistant is $61,143.99. The highest paid Computer Clerk and Assistant made $99,914 in 2020.
Common Computer Clerk and Assistant Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Computer Clerk And Assistant Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||682|
|CY - Contract Education--school Year||7|
|ZS - Administrative Support||6|
|CE - Contract Education--year Long||6|
|IR - Internal Revenue Service Broadband Classification And Pay System Positions Only||6|
|GL - Gs Employees In Grades 3 Through 10 Paid A Law Enforcement Officer Special Base Rate||1|
|PU - Government Printing Office, White-collar, 10% Night Rate||1|
|GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule||1|
|FV - Federal Aviation Administration Core Compensation Plan||1|
|NB - Office Of The Comptroller Of The Currency Only||1|
|Starting Paygrade:||$20,172.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$61,227.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-9, Step 10|
|Category:||Clerical and Administrative Support|
|Occupation Family:||0300 GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE, CLERICAL, AND OFFICE SERVICES GROUP|
Other Jobs at the GS-1 Paygrade
GS-1 is the starting paygrade for Computer Clerk and Assistant 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|
|Engineering Technical||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Correspondence Clerk||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Hydrologic Technician||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Clerk-Typist||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Physical Science Technician||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
Average Computer Clerk And Assistant Pay Trend from 2004 to 2020
In 2004, the average pay for a Computer Clerk and Assistant was $39,834. Since then, the average pay has increased to $61,144 in 2020.
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