Financial Clerk and Assistant - Federal Salaries of 2020
Pay Rates for "Financial Clerk and Assistant"How much does a Financial Clerk and Assistant in the federal government get paid? $49,470.45* *Based on the 2020 average.
Financial Clerk and Assistant was the 59th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2020, with 5,098 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2020, the Internal Revenue Service hired the most employees titled Financial Clerical And Assistance, with an average salary of $51,409.
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.
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
Financial Clerk and Assistant Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Financial Clerk and Assistant is $49,470.45. The highest paid Financial Clerk and Assistant made $135,130 in 2020.
Common Financial Clerk and Assistant Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Financial Clerical And Assistance Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||4,855|
|IR - Internal Revenue Service Broadband Classification And Pay System Positions Only||172|
|NB - Office Of The Comptroller Of The Currency Only||48|
|CU - Credit Union Employees||12|
|IC - Employees Holding Incident Management Cadre Of On-call Response/recovery Employees(core)positions||6|
|SV - Transportation Security Administration Employees Other Than Executives||2|
|GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule||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:||$20,172.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$61,227.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-9, Step 10|
|Category:||Clerical and Administrative Support|
|Occupation Family:||0500 ACCOUNTING AND BUDGET GROUP|
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 Examining||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Voucher Examining||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Closed Microphone Reporting||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Language Clerical||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Medical Supply Aide and Technician||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
Average Financial Clerical And Assistance Pay Trend from 2004 to 2020
In 2004, the average pay for a Financial Clerk and Assistant was $37,485. Since then, the average pay has increased to $49,470 in 2020.
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