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Financial Clerk and Assistant - Federal Salaries of 2022

Pay Rates for "Financial Clerk and Assistant"

How much does a Financial Clerk and Assistant in the federal government get paid? $51,872.53* *Based on the 2022 average.

Financial Clerk and Assistant was the 64th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2022, with 4,627 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2022, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Financial Clerical And Assistance, with an average salary of $48,175.

Government Financial Clerical And Assistance jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Financial Clerical And 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

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 a Financial Clerk and Assistant

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Veterans Health Administration 1,885 $48,174.92
Internal Revenue Service 1,840 $54,794.47
Indian Health Service 132 $50,365.33
National Park Service 125 $41,385.62
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 117 $53,530.25
Veterans Benefits Administration 98 $50,031.41
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 84 $53,018.49
Agricultural Research Service 61 $54,076.07
Office of Comptroller of Currency 49 $92,626.65
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 26 $45,961.65
National Agricultural Statistics Service 20 $61,320.40
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 19 $55,055.79
U.S. Coast Guard 18 $53,951.00
National Credit Union Administration 15 $1,125.00
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 11 $0.00
Federal Highway Administration 11 $60,538.45
Bureau of Reclamation 10 $52,748.30
Federal Emergency Management Agency 10 $51,437.80
Environmental Protection Agency 10 $64,990.80
Bureau of Land Management 9 $55,993.22
Agricultural Marketing Service 8 $61,439.63
Federal Bureau of Investigation 8 $0.00
7 $56,258.29
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 6 $54,394.00
Fpac Business Center 6 $57,586.83
Food Safety and Inspection Service 4 $51,045.75
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 3 $60,937.33
Offices, Boards and Divisions 3 $52,111.33
Transportation Security Administration 2 $62,886.00
Forest Service 2 $47,496.00
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 2 $70,870.00
Bureau of the Census 2 $61,994.50
Indian Affairs 2 $55,745.50
Geological Survey 2 $62,918.00
Administration for Children and Families 1 $62,903.00
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 1 $65,831.00
Office of Personnel Management 1 $60,065.00
Railroad Retirement Board 1 $75,932.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 1 $65,831.00
Department of State 1 $65,831.00
Social Security Administration 1 $70,207.00
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 1 $49,713.00
Federal Transit Administration 1 $76,402.00
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 1 $76,402.00
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1 $61,376.00
Program Support Center 1 $55,874.00
National Endowment for the Arts 1 $63,562.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 1 $63,552.00
Millennium Challenge Corporation 1 $98,623.00
U.S. Tax Court 1 $71,038.00
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 1 $46,231.00
Morris K. Udall & Stewart L. Udall Foundation 1 $56,743.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 1 $59,246.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 1 $68,397.00

Financial Clerk and Assistant Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Financial Clerk and Assistant is $51,872.53. The highest paid Financial Clerk and Assistant made $143,176 in 2022.

Common Financial Clerk and Assistant Payscales

Payscale Number of Financial Clerical And Assistance Employees
GS - General Schedule 4,387
IR - Internal Revenue Service Broadband Classification And Pay System Positions Only 163
NB - Office Of The Comptroller Of The Currency Only 49
CU - Credit Union Employees 15
IC - Employees Holding Incident Management Cadre Of On-call Response/recovery Employees(core)positions 8
SV - Transportation Security Administration Employees Other Than Executives 2
ZS - Administrative Support 1
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not Elsewhere Specified 1
MC - Employees Of The Millennium Challenge Corporation Appointed Under Public Law 108-199 Only. 1

Starting Paygrade: $20,999.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $63,734.00 / 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 Financial Clerical and Technician 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
Claims Assistance and ExaminingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Voucher ExaminingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Closed Microphone ReportingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Language ClericalClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Medical Supply Aide and TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Financial Clerical And Assistance Pay Trend from 2004 to 2022

In 2004, the average pay for a Financial Clerk and Assistant was $37,485. Since then, the average pay has increased to $51,873 in 2022.

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 0503.

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