Fingerprint Identifier - Federal Salaries of 2017

Pay Rates for "Fingerprint Identifier"

How much does a Fingerprint Identifier in the federal government get paid? $44,087.64* *Based on the 2017 average.

Fingerprint Identifier was the 326th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2017, with 205 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2017, the Federal Bureau of Investigation hired the most employees titled Fingerprint Identification, with an average salary of $3,668.

Government Fingerprint Identification jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Fingerprint Identification 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

This occupation covers positions that involve classifying, searching, verifying, and filing fingerprints and other vestigial prints (such as footprints or palm prints) for identifying persons. The work requires a knowledge of the methods used in fingerprint classification and identification.

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 Fingerprint Identifier

Fingerprint Identifier Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Fingerprint Identifier is $44,087.64. The highest paid Fingerprint Identifier made $145,629 in 2017.

Common Fingerprint Identifier Payscales

Payscale Number of Fingerprint Identification Employees
GS - General Schedule 204
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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

Other Jobs at the GS-1 Paygrade

GS-1 is the starting paygrade for Fingerprint Identification 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
Equal Opportunity AssistanceClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Voucher ExaminingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Computer Clerk and AssistantClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Compliance Inspection and SupportClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Production ControlClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Fingerprint Identification Pay Trend from 2004 to 2017

In 2004, the average pay for a Fingerprint Identifier was $50,896. Since then, the average pay has decreased to $44,088 in 2017.

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 0072.

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