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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.

Job Description

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

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

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 SafetyAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Agricultural MarketingAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Inventory ManagementAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Telephone OperatingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Compliance Inspection and SupportClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-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.

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 1667.

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