Equal Opportunity Assistant - Federal Salaries of 2009

Pay Rates for "Equal Opportunity Assistant"

How much does an Equal Opportunity Assistant in the federal government get paid? $45,770.94* *Based on the 2009 average.

Equal Opportunity Assistant was the 297th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2009, with 308 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2009, the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management hired the most employees titled Equal Opportunity Assistance, with an average salary of $36,014.

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
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 38 $36,014.18
Employment Standards Administration 37 $39,386.08
Veterans Health Administration 28 $44,315.93
Internal Revenue Service 27 $47,205.96
Civil Rights 19 $45,976.42
Office for Civil Rights 19 $51,190.79
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 12 $45,276.92
Office of Senior Coordinator for Midwest 9 $52,512.22
Forest Service 8 $46,518.13
Federal Aviation Administration 7 $42,405.71
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 6 $50,114.33
Office of Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 5 $48,285.60
Bureau of the Census 4 $37,122.50
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 4 $49,140.00
National Institutes of Health 4 $51,440.75
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 4 $50,817.75
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 3 $41,311.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 3 $54,184.00
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 3 $50,674.67
Farm Service Agency 3 $47,050.33
Bureau of Land Management 3 $44,605.00
Transportation Security Administration 2 $51,261.50
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 2 $56,290.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 2 $54,802.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 2 $47,303.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for New England 2 $52,121.00
Department of Energy 2 $48,332.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for Rocky Mountains 2 $53,807.00
Rural Housing Service 2 $52,299.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 2 $57,014.00
Foreign Agricultural Service 2 $49,045.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Northwest/Alaska 2 $52,085.50
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 2 $47,599.50
Department of State 2 $39,987.00
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 2 $58,549.50
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 2 $63,208.50
Office of Justice Programs 2 $48,750.00
Goddard Space Flight Center 1 $51,704.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 1 $60,490.00
Federal Bureau of Investigation 1 $63,851.00
National Archives and Records Administration 1 $53,247.00
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 1 $41,210.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 1 $64,851.00
Office of Personnel Management 1 $53,497.00
Bureau of Reclamation 1 $51,053.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 1 $38,779.00
Peace Corps 1 $46,566.00
Environmental Protection Agency 1 $60,364.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 1 $46,058.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 1 $61,957.00
Social Security Administration 1 $43,958.00
Natural Resources Conservation Service 1 $49,553.00
Offices of the Regional Administrators 1 $37,084.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 1 $41,210.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 1 $61,717.00
U.S. Mint 1 $55,218.00
Federal Highway Administration 1 $50,606.00
Commission on Civil Rights 1 $47,205.00
Departmental Offices 1 $57,811.00
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 1 $42,875.00
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 1 $47,849.00
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 1 $55,468.00
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 1 $50,204.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 1 $38,731.00
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 1 $61,630.00
U.S. Coast Guard 1 $55,472.00
National Credit Union Administration 1 $61,757.00

Equal Opportunity Assistant Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Equal Opportunity Assistant is $45,770.94. The highest paid Equal Opportunity Assistant made $68,118 in 2009.

Common Equal Opportunity Assistant Payscales

Payscale Number of Equal Opportunity Assistance Employees
GS - General Schedule 290
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 7
ZS - Administrative Support 2
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 2
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 1
CU - Credit Union Employees 1
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 1
NU - Nnsa Technician And Admin Support 1
CG - Corporate Graded 1
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 1
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 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 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
Recreation Aid and AssistantTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Financial Clerical and TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Pharmacy TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Medical Records TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Legal AssistanceClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Equal Opportunity Assistance Pay Trend from 2004 to 2018

In 2004, the average pay for an Equal Opportunity Assistant was $39,638. Since then, the average pay has increased to $53,719 in 2018.

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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