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Explosives Safety Personnel - Federal Salaries of 2020

Pay Rates for "Explosives Safety Personnel"

How much does an Explosives Safety Personnel in the federal government get paid? $119,645.17* *Based on the 2020 average.

Explosives Safety Personnel was the 510th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2020, with 9 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2020, the Federal Bureau of Investigation hired the most employees titled Explosives Safety, with an average salary of $111,219.

Government Explosives Safety jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Explosives Safety job is GS-4, 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.

Job Description

This occupation includes positions which manage, supervise, administer, lead, advise on, or perform explosives safety work including protecting personnel and property from the hazardous consequences of, and reducing and mitigating the risks associated with, intentional and unintentional detonations, managing the risk of handling ammunition and explosives, and ensuring compliance with explosives safety policy and regulations.

Administrative and Management positions have a wide range of responsibilities. Management does not refer specifically to supervisors who directly manage organizations or teams. Rather jobs in this category deal with managing systems or processes such as finances, security systems, training programs, or marketing. For employees in this job category, promotions are typically given 2 grade increments at a time until GS-12 is reached.

Agencies that have hired an Explosives Safety Personnel

Explosives Safety Personnel Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Explosives Safety Personnel is $119,645.17. The highest paid Explosives Safety Personnel made $166,501 in 2020.

Common Explosives Safety Personnel Payscales

Payscale Number of Explosives Safety Employees
GS - General Schedule 8
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 1

Starting Paygrade: $27,782.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $146,757.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Administrative and Management

Other Jobs at the GS-4 Paygrade

GS-4 is the starting paygrade for Explosives Safety jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-4 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
IllustratingAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Public Health Program SpecialistAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Workers' Compensation Claims ExaminingAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Navigational InformationAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Agricultural Commodity GradingAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15

Average Explosives Safety Pay Trend from 2012 to 2020

In 2012, the average pay for an Explosives Safety Personnel was $92,732. Since then, the average pay has increased to $119,645 in 2020.

Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0017.

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