Food Services Employee - Federal Salaries of 2022
Pay Rates for "Food Services Employee"How much does a Food Services Employee in the federal government get paid? $94,382.94* *Based on the 2022 average.
Food Services Employee was the 329th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2022, with 195 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2022, the Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System hired the most employees titled Food Services, with an average salary of $95,503.
Government Food Services jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Food Services job is GS-4, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-15. 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.
Administrative and Management positions have a wide range of responsibilities. Management does not refer specifically to supervisors who directly manage organizations or teams. Rather jobs in this category deal with managing systems or processes such as finances, security systems, training programs, or marketing. For employees in this job category, promotions are typically given 2 grade increments at a time until GS-12 is reached.
Agencies that have hired a Food Services Employee
|Agency||Employees Hired||Average Salary|
|Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System||176||$95,502.69|
|Veterans Health Administration||15||$80,783.73|
|Offices, Boards and Divisions||1||$88,684.00|
|Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust)||1||$79,945.00|
|Department of State||1||$80,532.00|
Food Services Employee Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Food Services Employee is $94,382.94. The highest paid Food Services Employee made $146,201 in 2022.
Common Food Services Employee Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Food Services Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||192|
|GL - Gs Employees In Grades 3 Through 10 Paid A Law Enforcement Officer Special Base Rate||3|
|Starting Paygrade:||$28,921.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$152,771.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10|
|Category:||Administrative and Management|
|Occupation Family:||1600 EQUIPMENT, FACILITIES, AND SERVICES GROUP|
Other Jobs at the GS-4 Paygrade
GS-4 is the starting paygrade for Food Services jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-4 paygrade.
|Occupation||Occupation Category||Starting Paygrade||Maximum Paygrade|
|Motor Carrier Safety||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Agricultural Marketing||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Inventory Management||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Telephone Operating||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Compliance Inspection and Support||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
Average Food Services Pay Trend from 2004 to 2022
In 2004, the average pay for a Food Services Employee was $68,922. Since then, the average pay has increased to $94,383 in 2022.
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