Freight Rate Employee - Federal Salaries of 2016
Pay Rates for "Freight Rate Employee"How much does a Freight Rate Employee in the federal government get paid? $58,037.38* *Based on the 2016 average.
Freight Rate Employee was the 486th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2016, with 16 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2016, the U.S. Coast Guard hired the most employees titled Freight Rate, with an average salary of $51,524.
Government Freight Rate jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Freight Rate 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.
This occupation includes all classes of positions the duties of which are to administer, supervise, or perform work involved in the procurement of common carrier and other transportation service by rail, motor, air, water, and miscellaneous means, for the domestic and foreign movement of freight. This requires: the study and application of published classification guides, rate tariffs, dockets, agreements, contracts, and related carrier and Federal publications in the classification of freight and the determination of appropriate rates and routes. In addition to positions that determine classification, rates, and/or routes prior to shipment, this occupation includes positions engaged in the pre-audit or the post-audit of freight bills to determine the propriety of the rates paid or to be paid.
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 Freight Rate Employee
|Agency||Employees Hired||Average Salary|
|U.S. Coast Guard||7||$51,523.57|
|National Institutes of Health||5||$58,518.20|
|Bureau of the Census||3||$46,383.00|
|Social Security Administration||3||$57,692.00|
|Government Printing Office||2||$55,838.00|
|Federal Aviation Administration||2||$55,955.50|
Freight Rate Employee Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Freight Rate Employee is $58,037.38. The highest paid Freight Rate Employee made $71,920 in 2016.
Common Freight Rate Employee Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Freight Rate Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||13|
|FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan||2|
|PG - Printing Office Grades||1|
|Starting Paygrade:||$18,785.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$57,015.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-9, Step 10|
|Category:||Clerical and Administrative Support|
|Occupation Family:||2100 TRANSPORTATION GROUP|
Other Jobs at the GS-1 Paygrade
GS-1 is the starting paygrade for Freight Rate 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|
|Tax Examining||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Social Services Aid and Assistant||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Medical Records Technician||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Financial Clerical and Technician||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Closed Microphone Reporting||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
Average Freight Rate Pay Trend from 2004 to 2016
In 2004, the average pay for a Freight Rate Employee was $47,658. Since then, the average pay has increased to $58,037 in 2016.
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