Financial Clerk and Assistant - Federal Salaries of 2010

Pay Rates for "Financial Clerk and Assistant"

How much does a Financial Clerk and Assistant in the federal government get paid? $44,224.78* *Based on the 2010 average.
6,093 EMPLOYEES
$268.93M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Financial Clerk and Assistant was the 49th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2010, with 6,093 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2010, the Internal Revenue Service hired the most employees titled Financial Clerical And Assistance, with an average salary of $45,775.

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
Internal Revenue Service 2,952 $45,774.55
Veterans Health Administration 1,829 $40,631.53
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 193 $44,321.11
Veterans Benefits Administration 145 $47,918.70
Indian Health Service 121 $40,667.06
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 90 $41,272.58
Agricultural Research Service 75 $45,415.03
National Park Service 55 $46,910.85
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 43 $42,486.02
Natural Resources Conservation Service 41 $46,975.02
Environmental Protection Agency 39 $40,939.49
National Agricultural Statistics Service 36 $53,978.53
Federal Highway Administration 31 $48,296.74
Food Safety and Inspection Service 28 $38,552.11
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 20 $47,827.40
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 20 $43,872.10
U.S. Coast Guard 18 $41,707.67
Bureau of Land Management 17 $46,982.59
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 16 $53,156.81
Bureau of the Public Debt 15 $42,581.00
Office of Comptroller of Currency 13 $34,176.31
Agricultural Marketing Service 13 $41,970.15
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 13 $50,357.92
Bureau of Reclamation 13 $46,637.23
Offices, Boards and Divisions 10 $56,963.70
Financial Management Service 10 $40,987.90
Federal Emergency Management Agency 10 $50,287.10
Forest Service 10 $45,566.20
Peace Corps 10 $44,930.20
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 9 $63,377.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 8 $51,152.38
Bureau of the Census 8 $51,281.75
Federal Acquisition Service 7 $50,471.29
National Credit Union Administration 7 $72,398.57
Employment Standards Administration 7 $53,545.57
National Institutes of Health 6 $54,650.83
Department of State 6 $48,385.67
Social Security Administration 6 $49,183.33
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 6 $36,138.17
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 6 $28,368.17
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 6 $57,230.17
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 6 $53,086.50
Public Buildings Service 5 $49,643.20
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 5 $44,938.00
Geological Survey 5 $51,771.40
Department of Energy 5 $53,080.20
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 4 $40,098.75
Government Printing Office 4 $48,424.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 4 $47,507.50
Presidio Trust 4 $51,188.00
Indian Affairs 4 $47,616.00
Departmental Administration 4 $53,313.50
Farm Service Agency 4 $46,735.25
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 3 $44,594.33
National Archives and Records Administration 3 $39,393.33
U.S. International Trade Commission 3 $49,744.33
Health Resources and Services Administration 3 $49,569.00
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3 $51,846.00
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 3 $47,231.00
Agency for International Development 3 $54,875.00
Federal Bureau of Investigation 3 $52,026.00
Rural Utilities Service 3 $67,797.33
Coop State Research, Educ, & Exten Service 3 $52,651.67
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 2 $53,986.50
Federal Housing Finance Agency 2 $81,745.50
Corporation for National and Community Service 2 $50,688.00
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 2 $55,973.00
Bureau of Economic Analysis 2 $22,115.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 2 $45,972.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 2 $48,379.50
Export-Import Bank of the United States 2 $65,289.50
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $53,847.50
Risk Management Agency 2 $37,917.00
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 2 $49,769.50
Food and Nutrition Service 2 $51,378.50
Morris K Udall Scholarship...foundation 1 $33,943.00
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 1 $50,653.00
Foreign Agricultural Service 1 $55,640.00
U.S. Mint 1 $49,603.00
Program Support Center 1 $38,790.00
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 1 $34,075.00
Administration for Children and Families 1 $53,802.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 1 $30,706.00
Millennium Challenge Corporation 1 $71,282.00
Office of Thrift Supervision 1 $73,433.00
Small Business Administration 1 $40,706.00
Departmental Offices 1 $67,114.00
National Gallery of Art 1 $49,375.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 1 $900.00
National Endowment for the Arts 1 $60,765.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 1 $52,405.00
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 1 $53,787.00

Financial Clerk and Assistant Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Financial Clerk and Assistant is $44,224.78. The highest paid Financial Clerk and Assistant made $93,232 in 2010.

Common Financial Clerk and Assistant Payscales

Payscale Number of Financial Clerical And Assistance Employees
GS - General Schedule 5,787
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 212
AO - Management Support Career Path 28
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 13
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 11
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 10
ZS - Administrative Support 9
CU - Credit Union Employees 7
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 5
PG - Printing Office Grades 4
OF - Ofc Of Fed Housing Enterprise Oversight 2
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 2
TG - Ofc Of Thrift Supervision Salary Schedul 1
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 1
MC - Emp Of Millennium Challenge Corporation 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: 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
Contact RepresentativeClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Military PayClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Data TranscriberClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Language ClericalClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Pharmacy TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Financial Clerical And Assistance Pay Trend from 2004 to 2017

In 2004, the average pay for a Financial Clerk and Assistant was $37,485. Since then, the average pay has increased to $47,477 in 2017.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0503.

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