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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.

Job Description

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.

Agencies that have hired a Computer Clerk and Assistant

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Internal Revenue Service 248 $62,706.09
Social Security Administration 233 $63,983.20
Veterans Health Administration 53 $54,489.68
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 21 $57,060.62
Forest Service 18 $52,473.39
Indian Affairs 15 $54,153.07
Agricultural Research Service 10 $55,009.90
Geological Survey 10 $52,159.30
Rural Housing Service 9 $57,410.89
Indian Health Service 9 $43,911.56
Office of Personnel Management 6 $55,928.83
Railroad Retirement Board 6 $79,122.83
Bureau of the Census 5 $67,103.20
National Park Service 5 $50,776.60
Bureau of Land Management 5 $33,223.40
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 5 $51,304.80
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 4 $49,366.25
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 4 $61,521.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 3 $65,207.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 3 $53,339.33
Small Business Administration 2 $64,416.50
Bureau of Labor Statistics 2 $70,331.50
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 2 $0.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 2 $71,962.50
National Agricultural Statistics Service 2 $59,604.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 2 $60,312.00
U.S. Coast Guard 2 $68,709.50
National Institutes of Health 2 $66,669.50
Food Safety and Inspection Service 2 $58,654.50
Office of Comptroller of Currency 1 $99,914.00
U.S. Mint 1 $63,267.00
Public Buildings Service 1 $55,372.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $70,072.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 1 $52,559.00
U.S. Trustee Program 1 $71,108.00
Office of Justice Programs 1 $69,457.00
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 1 $70,541.00
Customs and Border Protection 1 $63,267.00
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 1 $81,638.00
Food and Drug Administration 1 $59,534.00
Government Printing Office 1 $85,136.00
Bureau of Reclamation 1 $67,864.00
Federal Bureau of Investigation 1 $0.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 1 $58,402.00
Patent and Trademark Office 1 $77,396.00
Departmental Administration 1 $56,939.00
Fpac Business Center 1 $49,803.00
Foreign Agricultural Service 1 $70,072.00
Federal Aviation Administration 1 $75,528.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 1 $31,106.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 1 $73,426.00

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

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
Industrial Engineering TechnicalTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Equal Opportunity AssistanceClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Cartographic TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Equipment OperatorClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Geodetic TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-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.

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 0335.

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