Entomology - Federal Salaries of 2020
Pay Rates for "Entomology"How much does an Entomology in the federal government get paid? $113,108.74* *Based on the 2020 average.
Entomology was the 241st most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2020, with 464 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2020, the Agricultural Research Service hired the most employees titled Entomology, with an average salary of $125,201.
Government Entomology jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Entomology 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.
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 an Entomology
|Agency||Employees Hired||Average Salary|
|Agricultural Research Service||205||$125,200.86|
|Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service||103||$98,367.62|
|Environmental Protection Agency||22||$100,872.29|
|Food and Drug Administration||15||$115,914.93|
|Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust)||10||$126,301.80|
|Centers for Disease Control and Prevention||8||$104,705.50|
|National Institutes of Health||2||$130,324.00|
|National Gallery of Art||1||$103,605.00|
|Office of the Chief Economist||1||$156,973.00|
|National Park Service||1||$78,741.00|
|U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service||1||$93,128.00|
Entomology Pay Distribution
The average pay for an Entomology is $113,108.74. The highest paid Entomology made $221,529 in 2020.
Common Entomology Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Entomology Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||446|
|RG - Scientists Appointed As Fellows And Compensated Under 42 U.s.c. 209(g). Includes Non-citizens Whose Employment||5|
|EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109)||4|
|EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109)||3|
|SL - Senior Level Positions||2|
|RA - Department Of Agriculture Positions In The Senior Scientific Research Service||2|
|ST - Scientific And Professional||1|
|FP - Foreign Service Personnel||1|
|Starting Paygrade:||$34,649.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-6, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$146,757.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10|
|Category:||Professional and Scientific|
|Occupation Family:||0400 NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT AND BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES GROUP|
Other Jobs at the GS-6 Paygrade
GS-6 is the starting paygrade for Entomology 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|
|Editorial Assistance||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Forest Products Technology||Professional and Scientific||GS-6||GS-15|
|Geophysics||Professional and Scientific||GS-6||GS-15|
|Equal Opportunity Investigation||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Pathology Technician||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
Average Entomology Pay Trend from 2004 to 2020
In 2004, the average pay for an Entomology was $80,644. Since then, the average pay has increased to $113,109 in 2020.
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