General Investigator - Federal Salaries of 2016
Pay Rates for "General Investigator"How much does a General Investigator in the federal government get paid? $82,929.35* *Based on the 2016 average.
General Investigator was the 112th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2016, with 2,070 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2016, the Office of Personnel Management hired the most employees titled General Investigation, with an average salary of $81,970.
Government General Investigation jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a General Investigation 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 General Investigator
General Investigator Pay Distribution
The average pay for a General Investigator is $82,929.35.
Common General Investigator Payscales
|Payscale||Number of General Investigation Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||2,059|
|FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan||5|
|SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec||2|
|EJ - Dept Of Energy Org Act Excepted Service||1|
|GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns||1|
|NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation||1|
|AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E||1|
|Starting Paygrade:||$25,871.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$136,659.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10|
|Category:||Administrative and Management|
|Occupation Family:||1800 INSPECTION, INVESTIGATION, ENFORCEMENT, AND COMPLIANCE GROUP|
Other Jobs at the GS-4 Paygrade
GS-4 is the starting paygrade for General Investigation 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|
|Marine Cargo||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Telephone Operating||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Guide||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Insurance Accounts||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Closed Microphone Reporting||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
Average General Investigation Pay Trend from 2004 to 2016
In 2004, the average pay for a General Investigator was $71,722. Since then, the average pay has increased to $82,929 in 2016.
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