General Biological Scientist - Federal Salaries of 2004
Pay Rates for "General Biological Scientist"How much does a General Biological Scientist in the federal government get paid? $70,534.69* *Based on the 2004 average.
General Biological Scientist was the 19th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2004, with 13,704 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2004, the National Institutes of Health hired the most employees titled General Biological Science, with an average salary of $74,428.
Government General Biological Science jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a General Biological Science job is GS-6, 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.
Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professions fall under this job category. Due to the growing focus of them STEM fields, individuals in this job category tend to advance more quickly than employees in the other job categories. Jobs in this category are being added quickly and many organizations have trouble finding qualified individuals. Individuals in this job category typically recieve pormotions of 2 grade increases at a time until they reach GS-12.
Agencies that have hired a General Biological Scientist
General Biological Scientist Pay Distribution
The average pay for a General Biological Scientist is $70,534.69. The highest paid General Biological Scientist made $200,000 in 2004.
Common General Biological Scientist Payscales
|Payscale||Number of General Biological Science Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||11,721|
|AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E||1,136|
|ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional||217|
|GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns||148|
|ES - Senior Executive Service||118|
|EI - Advisory Committee Member (other)||102|
|EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109)||55|
|FP - Foreign Service Personnel||49|
|EG - Consultant (other)||48|
|RS - Senior Biomedical Research Service||31|
|FO - Foreign Service Officers||22|
|ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109)||15|
|SL - Senior Level Positions||13|
|ST - Scientific And Professional||8|
|FE - Senior Foreign Service||6|
|EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109||5|
|EE - Expert (other)||3|
|GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule||2|
|FG - Similar To The General Schedule||1|
|FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan||1|
|EN - Nat Nuclear Security Admin Exc Srvc Only||1|
|EJ - Dept Of Energy Org Act Excepted Service||1|
|RA - Department Of Agriculture Positions||1|
|Starting Paygrade:||$32,716.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-6, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$138,572.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10|
|Category:||Professional and Scientific|
|Occupation Family:||0400 NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT AND BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES GROUP|
Other Jobs at the GS-6 Paygrade
GS-6 is the starting paygrade for General Natural Resources Management and Biological Sciences jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-6 paygrade.
|Occupation||Occupation Category||Starting Paygrade||Maximum Paygrade|
|General Supply||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Geodesy||Professional and Scientific||GS-6||GS-15|
|Medical Support Assistance||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Health System Specialist||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Industrial Specialist||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
Average General Biological Science Pay Trend from 2004 to 2018
In 2004, the average pay for a General Biological Scientist was $70,535. Since then, the average pay has increased to $97,550 in 2018.
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