Financial Clerk and Assistant - Federal Salaries of 2013

Pay Rates for "Financial Clerk and Assistant"

How much does a Financial Clerk and Assistant in the federal government get paid? $44,406.46* *Based on the 2013 average.
5,840 EMPLOYEES
$259.29M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Financial Clerk and Assistant was the 52nd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2013, with 5,840 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2013, the Internal Revenue Service hired the most employees titled Financial Clerical And Assistance, with an average salary of $47,612.

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 2,599 $47,611.59
Veterans Health Administration 2,158 $39,366.21
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 151 $44,527.18
Veterans Benefits Administration 141 $48,692.16
Indian Health Service 125 $42,019.53
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 67 $44,380.69
Agricultural Research Service 62 $46,695.81
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 57 $44,338.70
National Park Service 54 $46,831.94
Environmental Protection Agency 29 $44,554.93
Natural Resources Conservation Service 28 $48,720.82
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 23 $43,365.09
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 22 $49,567.45
National Agricultural Statistics Service 20 $52,970.45
Federal Highway Administration 20 $48,174.30
Bureau of Land Management 17 $47,340.12
Food Safety and Inspection Service 15 $40,322.00
Bureau of the Public Debt 14 $42,329.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 13 $43,892.85
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 12 $40,915.92
Bureau of Reclamation 11 $48,532.82
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 10 $47,956.50
U.S. Coast Guard 10 $47,960.90
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 10 $53,021.50
Federal Emergency Management Agency 8 $50,105.88
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 7 $64,439.71
Forest Service 7 $42,808.71
National Credit Union Administration 7 $65,951.57
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 7 $54,861.29
Public Buildings Service 6 $46,335.83
Coop State Research, Educ, & Exten Service 5 $49,114.60
Offices, Boards and Divisions 5 $58,570.80
Federal Bureau of Investigation 5 $51,835.60
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 5 $59,024.20
Social Security Administration 5 $49,286.80
Geological Survey 5 $45,168.40
Bureau of the Census 4 $52,925.50
Farm Service Agency 4 $47,438.75
Peace Corps 4 $50,250.50
National Institutes of Health 4 $61,440.00
Rural Utilities Service 3 $67,114.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 3 $48,675.33
Drug Enforcement Administration 3 $50,506.33
Wage and Hour Division 3 $46,902.67
Department of Energy 3 $59,824.00
Departmental Administration 3 $57,649.33
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 3 $40,401.00
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 3 $47,680.00
Health Resources and Services Administration 3 $50,431.00
Financial Management Service 3 $47,677.67
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3 $49,093.67
Administration for Children and Families 3 $43,616.00
Presidio Trust 2 $57,721.50
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 2 $50,384.50
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 2 $53,786.50
Food and Nutrition Service 2 $52,390.50
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 2 $50,654.00
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 2 $45,885.50
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 2 $54,401.50
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs 2 $50,883.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 2 $42,292.50
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 2 $49,374.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 2 $56,228.00
Department of State 2 $57,820.00
Federal Transit Administration 1 $54,534.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $49,375.00
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 1 $60,765.00
Maritime Administration 1 $69,545.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 1 $50,653.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 1 $53,130.00
U.S. Mint 1 $46,627.00
Morris K Udall Scholarship...foundation 1 $35,000.00
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 1 $50,636.00
Federal Acquisition Service 1 $52,061.00
Indian Affairs 1 $50,431.00
Program Support Center 1 $43,171.00
U.S. Tax Court 1 $50,653.00
U.S. Secret Service 1 $53,350.00
Government Printing Office 1 $59,407.00
Transportation Security Administration 1 $54,228.00
Millennium Challenge Corporation 1 $74,905.00
Risk Management Agency 1 $49,138.00
National Archives and Records Administration 1 $41,975.00
Foreign Agricultural Service 1 $54,875.00
Small Business Administration 1 $40,706.00
National Endowment for the Arts 1 $35,210.00
National Gallery of Art 1 $67,114.00
Agency for International Development 1 $54,875.00

Financial Clerk and Assistant Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Financial Clerk and Assistant is $44,406.46. The highest paid Financial Clerk and Assistant made $100,396 in 2013.

Common Financial Clerk and Assistant Payscales

Payscale Number of Financial Clerical And Assistance Employees
GS - General Schedule 5,588
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 207
AO - Management Support Career Path 15
CU - Credit Union Employees 7
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 7
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 4
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 3
ZS - Administrative Support 2
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 2
VC - Canteen Service 1
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 1
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 1
PG - Printing Office Grades 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 2018

In 2004, the average pay for a Financial Clerk and Assistant was $37,485. Since then, the average pay has increased to $47,448 in 2018.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0503.

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