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Pay Rates for ""

How much does a in the federal government get paid? $95,113.63* *Based on the 2017 average.
17,183 EMPLOYEES
$1.42B TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

was the 18th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2017, with 17,183 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2017, the National Institutes of Health hired the most employees titled General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences, with an average salary of $109,572.

Government General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences 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.

Job Description

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

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
National Institutes of Health 2,561 $109,572.48
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 2,411 $641.78
Forest Service 2,148 $83,719.58
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 1,811 $86,909.52
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 1,297 $93,386.72
Environmental Protection Agency 1,186 $108,445.26
Food and Drug Administration 813 $111,404.22
Bureau of Land Management 676 $78,391.87
National Park Service 616 $84,622.32
Natural Resources Conservation Service 541 $95,670.80
Agricultural Research Service 468 $105,690.56
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 465 $108,398.92
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 418 $85,667.56
Geological Survey 297 $91,926.52
Veterans Health Administration 206 $103,948.31
Agency for International Development 174 $106,790.08
Coop State Research, Educ, & Exten Service 170 $126,866.52
Bureau of Reclamation 170 $83,778.87
Indian Affairs 140 $80,964.09
Federal Bureau of Investigation 103 $101,928.65
National Science Foundation 81 $154,024.59
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 51 $102,403.67
Department of Energy 51 $117,522.65
National Institute of Standards and Technology 45 $104,094.96
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management 37 $103,034.78
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 34 $147,627.62
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 25 $137,648.88
Foreign Agricultural Service 22 $126,783.18
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 18 $117,092.11
Ames Research Center 16 $145,605.94
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 13 $93,181.38
Ous for Science and Technology 12 $0.00
Food Safety and Inspection Service 12 $117,161.33
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 10 $88,523.10
Agricultural Marketing Service 9 $114,203.44
John F. Kennedy Space Center 7 $102,092.57
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 6 $0.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 6 $123,987.00
Presidio Trust 5 $83,787.40
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 5 $107,796.60
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 5 $159,024.80
Office of Secretary of Transportation 5 $113,660.80
Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council 4 $99,905.00
Department of State 4 $100,135.33
U.S. Coast Guard 4 $0.00
Marine Mammal Commission 3 $132,433.67
Office of the Secretary of Agriculture 2 $159,954.00
Farm Service Agency 2 $138,698.00
Risk Management Agency 2 $108,979.50
Headquarters, Nasa 2 $157,431.50
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 2 $105,414.50
Indian Health Service 1 $112,015.00
Office of the Chief Economist 1 $94,796.00
Arctic Research Commission 1 $145,663.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 1 $137,020.00
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 1 $0.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 1 $0.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 1 $153,730.00
Federal Highway Administration 1 $109,206.00
Federal Aviation Administration 1 $108,510.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $125,223.00
Utah Reclamation Mitigation & Conservation Commission 1 $111,560.00
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 1 $2,000.00

Pay Distribution

The average pay for a is $95,113.63. The highest paid made $275,000 in 2017.

Common Payscales

Payscale Number of General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences Employees
GS - General Schedule 14,205
RG - Code For Use By Hhs Only. 1,393
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 483
RF - Code Is For Use By Hhs Only. 272
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 126
ZZ - Nonapplicable 104
FO - Foreign Service Officers 103
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 96
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 93
ES - Senior Executive Service 84
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 62
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 43
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 31
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 17
RS - Senior Biomedical Research Service 16
SL - Senior Level Positions 15
ST - Scientific And Professional 14
RA - Department Of Agriculture Positions 8
FE - Senior Foreign Service 5
EE - Expert (other) 3
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 3
EN - Nat Nuclear Security Admin Exc Srvc Only 2
ZA - Administrative 1
EG - Consultant (other) 1
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 1
EJ - Dept Of Energy Org Act Excepted Service 1
EX - Executive Pay 1

Starting Paygrade: $32,264.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-6, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $136,659.00 / 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 SupplyAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
GeodesyProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
Medical Support AssistanceClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Health System SpecialistAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Industrial SpecialistAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15

Average General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences Pay Trend from 2004 to 2017

In 2004, the average pay for a was $70,535. Since then, the average pay has increased to $95,114 in 2017.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0401.

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