Equal Opportunity Assistant - Federal Salaries of 2010

Pay Rates for "Equal Opportunity Assistant"

How much does an Equal Opportunity Assistant in the federal government get paid? $47,996.51* *Based on the 2010 average.

Equal Opportunity Assistant was the 311th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2010, with 289 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2010, the Employment Standards Administration hired the most employees titled Equal Opportunity Assistance, with an average salary of $41,119.

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
Employment Standards Administration 33 $41,118.85
Veterans Health Administration 25 $46,121.00
Internal Revenue Service 24 $48,277.17
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 24 $40,232.83
Office for Civil Rights 18 $52,570.56
Civil Rights 13 $50,081.23
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 10 $48,207.90
Federal Aviation Administration 9 $43,603.89
Office of Senior Coordinator for Midwest 9 $53,467.00
Forest Service 7 $47,367.57
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 6 $52,724.83
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 5 $43,559.80
National Institutes of Health 5 $55,483.80
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 5 $51,730.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 5 $49,527.20
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 4 $48,848.50
Farm Service Agency 3 $49,832.33
Department of State 3 $32,965.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 3 $44,339.00
Bureau of the Census 3 $41,012.67
Offices, Boards and Divisions 3 $55,358.33
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 3 $52,779.67
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 2 $65,386.50
U.S. Coast Guard 2 $42,741.50
Office of Justice Programs 2 $50,882.50
Transportation Security Administration 2 $53,036.50
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 2 $58,777.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 2 $47,758.50
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 2 $49,016.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for New England 2 $53,236.00
Department of Energy 2 $51,063.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 2 $57,939.00
Rural Housing Service 2 $52,109.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Northwest/Alaska 2 $52,931.00
Foreign Agricultural Service 2 $51,136.50
Bureau of Reclamation 2 $46,388.50
Natural Resources Conservation Service 2 $51,049.50
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 2 $51,011.50
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 2 $60,740.00
Goddard Space Flight Center 2 $46,930.00
Peace Corps 2 $45,880.50
Office of Civil Rights (General Services Administration) 1 $42,209.00
National Science Foundation 1 $35,117.00
Commission on Civil Rights 1 $47,838.00
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 1 $43,687.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $59,984.00
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 1 $49,009.00
Food and Drug Administration 1 $34,075.00
Headquarters, Nasa 1 $34,075.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 1 $43,203.00
U.S. Secret Service 1 $50,396.00
National Archives and Records Administration 1 $54,534.00
National Credit Union Administration 1 $71,330.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 1 $61,952.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 1 $47,704.00
Federal Bureau of Investigation 1 $65,393.00
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 1 $50,573.00
Social Security Administration 1 $47,351.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 1 $65,393.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Rocky Mountains 1 $51,848.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 1 $46,745.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 1 $40,514.00
Bureau of Land Management 1 $54,534.00
Federal Highway Administration 1 $52,304.00
Environmental Protection Agency 1 $64,291.00
National Park Service 1 $51,346.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 1 $65,431.00
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 1 $60,232.00
U.S. Mint 1 $60,642.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 1 $60,614.00
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 1 $62,801.00
Departmental Offices 1 $59,207.00

Equal Opportunity Assistant Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Equal Opportunity Assistant is $47,996.51. The highest paid Equal Opportunity Assistant made $72,022 in 2010.

Common Equal Opportunity Assistant Payscales

Payscale Number of Equal Opportunity Assistance Employees
GS - General Schedule 268
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 9
ZS - Administrative Support 2
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 2
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 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
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 1

Starting Paygrade: $19,543.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $59,316.00 / 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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