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Computer Clerk and Assistant - Federal Salaries of 2010

Pay Rates for "Computer Clerk and Assistant"

How much does a Computer Clerk and Assistant in the federal government get paid? $49,530.67* *Based on the 2010 average.

Computer Clerk and Assistant was the 133rd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2010, with 1,593 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2010, the Internal Revenue Service hired the most employees titled Computer Clerk And Assistant, with an average salary of $53,801.

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.

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 Computer Clerk and Assistant

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Internal Revenue Service 486 $53,800.71
Social Security Administration 201 $54,406.56
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 91 $46,274.64
Federal Bureau of Investigation 77 $53,226.18
Geological Survey 76 $35,543.78
Forest Service 60 $41,786.68
Veterans Health Administration 55 $46,270.11
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 36 $45,581.92
Agricultural Research Service 32 $36,072.38
National Park Service 31 $34,312.52
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 28 $52,849.04
Bureau of the Census 27 $53,757.52
Office of Personnel Management 23 $49,470.65
Bureau of Land Management 22 $42,481.00
Bureau of Labor Statistics 21 $53,580.43
National Agricultural Statistics Service 20 $48,205.05
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 19 $35,500.42
Bureau of the Public Debt 16 $50,307.19
Indian Affairs 15 $45,478.93
Bureau of Reclamation 13 $46,395.92
National Institute of Standards and Technology 13 $50,948.08
Indian Health Service 12 $39,488.75
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 12 $44,702.25
National Archives and Records Administration 12 $26,319.67
National Institutes of Health 10 $46,816.50
U.S. Coast Guard 10 $44,726.40
Railroad Retirement Board 10 $68,392.20
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 9 $43,094.00
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 9 $57,339.11
Rural Housing Service 9 $46,753.22
Federal Aviation Administration 8 $54,431.75
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 8 $47,091.75
Food Safety and Inspection Service 7 $46,756.14
Patent and Trademark Office 7 $64,065.57
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 6 $53,352.33
Employment Standards Administration 5 $51,204.20
Environmental Protection Agency 5 $51,542.40
U.S. Mint 5 $61,832.80
Farm Service Agency 5 $47,216.40
Government Printing Office 4 $68,663.00
Department of Energy 4 $39,775.25
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 4 $48,656.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 4 $39,094.00
Office of General Services Administration Innovative Technologies 3 $53,285.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 3 $48,961.33
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 3 $30,456.00
International Trade Administration 2 $45,610.50
National Credit Union Administration 2 $61,662.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 2 $44,794.50
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $60,304.00
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 2 $49,584.00
Federal Communications Commission 2 $58,428.50
Broadcasting Board of Governors 2 $69,655.00
Foreign Agricultural Service 2 $52,733.50
National Labor Relations Board 2 $63,160.50
Natural Resources Conservation Service 2 $54,855.50
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 2 $50,635.00
Economic Research Service 2 $28,087.50
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 2 $55,080.00
Office of Comptroller of Currency 2 $39,895.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 2 $48,644.00
Department of State 2 $60,994.50
Small Business Administration 1 $44,291.00
National Endowment for the Humanities 1 $27,130.00
Public Buildings Service 1 $49,190.00
Federal Railroad Administration 1 $30,456.00
Bureau of Economic Analysis 1 $49,375.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 1 $54,875.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 1 $67,114.00
Food and Drug Administration 1 $44,293.00
U.S. Trustee Program 1 $62,203.00
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 1 $71,805.00
Office of Secretary of Labor 1 $63,673.00
U.S. Secret Service 1 $69,983.00
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 1 $28,112.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 1 $66,893.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 1 $50,431.00
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 1 $28,532.00
Departmental Administration 1 $46,843.00
National Science Foundation 1 $60,765.00
Risk Management Agency 1 $54,412.00
Goddard Space Flight Center 1 $73,917.00
Office of Thrift Supervision 1 $82,950.00
Coop State Research, Educ, & Exten Service 1 $59,407.00
John F. Kennedy Space Center 1 $51,999.00
Departmental Offices 1 $30,456.00
Valles Caldera Trust 1 $45,387.00

Computer Clerk and Assistant Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Computer Clerk and Assistant is $49,530.67.

Common Computer Clerk and Assistant Payscales

Payscale Number of Computer Clerk And Assistant Employees
GS - General Schedule 1,470
ZS - Administrative Support 45
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 27
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 9
AO - Management Support Career Path 7
CY - Contract Education--school Year 6
CE - Contract Education--year Long 6
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 5
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 4
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 4
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 2
CU - Credit Union Employees 2
PG - Printing Office Grades 2
PU - Gpo, White-collar, 10% Night Rate 2
TG - Ofc Of Thrift Supervision Salary Schedul 1
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 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 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 TechnicalTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Correspondence ClerkClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Hydrologic TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Clerk-TypistClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Physical Science TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Computer Clerk And Assistant Pay Trend from 2004 to 2017

In 2004, the average pay for a Computer Clerk and Assistant was $39,834. Since then, the average pay has increased to $56,960 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 0335.

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