Equal Opportunity Assistant - Federal Salaries of 2011

Pay Rates for "Equal Opportunity Assistant"

How much does an Equal Opportunity Assistant in the federal government get paid? $48,253.14* *Based on the 2011 average.
280 EMPLOYEES
$13.51M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Equal Opportunity Assistant was the 313th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2011, with 280 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2011, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs hired the most employees titled Equal Opportunity Assistance, with an average salary of $40,398.

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
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 36 $40,397.94
Veterans Health Administration 28 $45,338.32
Internal Revenue Service 21 $47,653.48
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 20 $44,516.25
Office for Civil Rights 17 $53,360.18
Civil Rights 15 $50,219.53
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 11 $46,879.18
Office of Senior Coordinator for Midwest 10 $52,583.90
Forest Service 9 $48,816.56
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 9 $43,861.22
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 8 $49,517.63
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 5 $52,353.20
Federal Aviation Administration 5 $41,332.60
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 4 $50,381.25
Office of Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 4 $51,560.25
Farm Service Agency 4 $49,982.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 4 $49,640.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 3 $56,487.33
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 3 $52,995.33
Transportation Security Administration 3 $43,468.33
Federal Emergency Management Agency 3 $47,604.33
National Institutes of Health 2 $54,171.50
Department of Energy 2 $39,579.50
U.S. Coast Guard 2 $43,907.00
Bureau of Reclamation 2 $48,053.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for New England 2 $53,943.00
National Park Service 2 $53,250.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 2 $57,939.00
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 2 $60,690.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Northwest/Alaska 2 $52,931.00
Natural Resources Conservation Service 2 $50,924.50
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 2 $49,088.00
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 2 $65,386.50
Office of Justice Programs 2 $51,336.50
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 2 $53,014.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 2 $49,016.50
National Credit Union Administration 1 $73,025.00
Goddard Space Flight Center 1 $58,511.00
Federal Bureau of Investigation 1 $67,262.00
Office of Personnel Management 1 $46,745.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 1 $67,114.00
Department of State 1 $30,456.00
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 1 $58,391.00
Rural Housing Service 1 $50,653.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 1 $43,616.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 1 $48,303.00
Foreign Agricultural Service 1 $57,534.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 1 $69,352.00
Federal Highway Administration 1 $52,304.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 1 $64,494.00
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1 $31,947.00
U.S. Mint 1 $57,692.00
Commission on Civil Rights 1 $49,246.00
U.S. Secret Service 1 $42,654.00
Departmental Offices 1 $60,578.00
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 1 $50,208.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 1 $64,173.00
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 1 $60,232.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 1 $42,995.00
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 1 $50,573.00
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 1 $64,898.00
Bureau of the Census 1 $45,766.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Rocky Mountains 1 $52,348.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $59,984.00

Equal Opportunity Assistant Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Equal Opportunity Assistant is $48,253.14. The highest paid Equal Opportunity Assistant made $73,025 in 2011.

Common Equal Opportunity Assistant Payscales

Payscale Number of Equal Opportunity Assistance Employees
GS - General Schedule 266
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 5
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 3
ZS - Administrative Support 2
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

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
Occupation Family: 0300 GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE, CLERICAL, AND OFFICE SERVICES GROUP

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

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The series code of this occupation is 0361.

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