Correspondence Clerk - Federal Salaries of 2021
Pay Rates for "Correspondence Clerk"How much does a Correspondence Clerk in the federal government get paid? $70,775.00* *Based on the 2021 average.
Correspondence Clerk was the 556th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2021, with 1 employed. The most common payscale was the administrative support payscale.
In 2021, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration hired the most employees titled Correspondence Clerk, with an average salary of $70,775.
Government Correspondence Clerk jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Correspondence Clerk 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 includes all classes of positions the duties of which are to supervise or perform work involved in the composition or review of correspondence prepared for the purpose of obtaining or supplying factual information when the work primarily requires skill in the composition of letters and memoranda.
Agencies that have hired a Correspondence Clerk
|Agency||Employees Hired||Average Salary|
|National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration||1||$70,775.00|
Correspondence Clerk Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Correspondence Clerk is $70,775.00. The highest paid Correspondence Clerk made $70,775 in 2021.
Common Correspondence Clerk Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Correspondence Clerk Employees|
|ZS - Administrative Support||1|
|Starting Paygrade:||$20,999.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$63,734.00 / 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 Correspondence Clerk 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|
|Hydrologic Technician||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Production Control||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Information Receptionist||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Secretary||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Security Clerical and Assistance||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
Average Correspondence Clerk Pay Trend from 2004 to 2021
In 2004, the average pay for a Correspondence Clerk was $32,213. Since then, the average pay has increased to $70,775 in 2021.
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