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Design Patent Examier - Federal Salaries of 2016

Pay Rates for "Design Patent Examier"

How much does a Design Patent Examier in the federal government get paid? $108,891.64* *Based on the 2016 average.

Design Patent Examier was the 350th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2016, with 174 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2016, the Patent and Trademark Office hired the most employees titled Design Patent Examining, with an average salary of $108,892.

Government Design Patent Examining jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Design Patent Examining job is GS-6, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-15. 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 all classes of positions the duties of which are to supervise or perform professional, technical and legal work involved in the granting or denial of applications for design patents. Such work involves the employment of basic concepts of the natural sciences, techniques of the industrial arts, fundamentals of aesthetic and functional design, and the application of statutes and precedent procedures in design patent matters.

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professions fall under this job category. Due to the growing focus of them STEM fields, individuals in this job category tend to advance more quickly than employees in the other job categories. Jobs in this category are being added quickly and many organizations have trouble finding qualified individuals. Individuals in this job category typically recieve pormotions of 2 grade increases at a time until they reach GS-12.

Agencies that have hired a Design Patent Examier

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Patent and Trademark Office 174 $108,891.64

Design Patent Examier Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Design Patent Examier is $108,891.64. The highest paid Design Patent Examier made $168,479 in 2016.

Common Design Patent Examier Payscales

Payscale Number of Design Patent Examining Employees
GS - General Schedule 174

Starting Paygrade: $32,716.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-6, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $138,572.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Professional and Scientific

Other Jobs at the GS-6 Paygrade

GS-6 is the starting paygrade for Design Patent Examining jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-6 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Trade SpecialistAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
GeophysicsProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
Medical Supply Aide and TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Equal Opportunity ComplianceAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Library TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Design Patent Examining Pay Trend from 2004 to 2017

In 2004, the average pay for a Design Patent Examier was $100,403. Since then, the average pay has increased to $109,577 in 2017.

Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 1226.

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