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Equal Opportunity Assistant - Federal Salaries of 2020

Pay Rates for "Equal Opportunity Assistant"

How much does an Equal Opportunity Assistant in the federal government get paid? $56,646.55* *Based on the 2020 average.

Equal Opportunity Assistant was the 354th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2020, with 142 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2020, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Equal Opportunity Assistance, with an average salary of $52,577.

Government Equal Opportunity Assistance jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Equal Opportunity Assistance 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 includes positions supervising or performing technical work and substantive clerical work in support of equal opportunity and civil rights programs or activities. The paramount qualification requirement is a practical knowledge of the methods, procedures, regulations, and purposes of the equal opportunity or civil rights function the positions support. These positions do not require the broad knowledge of equal opportunity and civil rights principles, or the depth of skill in analysis, interpretation, and decision-making characteristic of the Equal Opportunity Compliance Series, GS-0360, Equal Employment Opportunity Series, GS-0260, and Civil Rights Analysis Series, GS-0160.

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 an Equal Opportunity Assistant

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Veterans Health Administration 23 $52,576.74
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 16 $53,529.19
Civil Rights 12 $62,021.50
Internal Revenue Service 8 $55,781.75
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 7 $52,399.86
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 5 $53,534.40
Office for Civil Rights 5 $63,107.20
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 5 $50,740.00
Federal Aviation Administration 4 $56,389.75
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 4 $52,723.50
Transportation Security Administration 4 $61,832.75
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 4 $50,892.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Midwest 4 $62,351.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 4 $62,044.75
Forest Service 3 $55,075.00
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 3 $62,726.33
Department of State 2 $62,885.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 2 $78,336.50
Bureau of the Census 2 $57,312.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Northwest/Alaska 2 $61,589.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 2 $54,847.50
U.S. Coast Guard 2 $46,322.50
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2 $49,363.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 2 $53,576.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 1 $95,243.00
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 1 $61,088.00
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 1 $70,072.00
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 1 $77,396.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 1 $50,292.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $43,798.00
National Park Service 1 $67,687.00
Bureau of Reclamation 1 $48,284.00
Federal Bureau of Investigation 1 $64,682.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 1 $40,659.00
Commission on Civil Rights 1 $69,457.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $54,781.00
National Agricultural Statistics Service 1 $71,442.00
Rural Housing Service 1 $39,291.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 1 $62,885.00

Equal Opportunity Assistant Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Equal Opportunity Assistant is $56,646.55. The highest paid Equal Opportunity Assistant made $95,243 in 2020.

Common Equal Opportunity Assistant Payscales

Payscale Number of Equal Opportunity Assistance Employees
GS - General Schedule 131
SV - Transportation Security Administration Employees Other Than Executives 4
FV - Federal Aviation Administration Core Compensation Plan 4
ZS - Administrative Support 1
CG - Corporate Graded 1
IC - Employees Holding Incident Management Cadre Of On-call Response/recovery Employees(core)positions 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 Equal Opportunity Assistance 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
Social Services Aid and AssistantTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Insurance AccountsClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Medical Supply Aide and TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Environmental Health TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Legal Instruments ExaminingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Equal Opportunity Assistance Pay Trend from 2004 to 2020

In 2004, the average pay for an Equal Opportunity Assistant was $39,638. Since then, the average pay has increased to $56,647 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 0361.

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