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- Federal Salaries of 2021

Pay Rates for ""

How much does a in the federal government get paid? $105,712.79* *Based on the 2021 average.
19,265 EMPLOYEES
$1.74B TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

was the 17th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2021, with 19,265 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2021, the National Institutes of Health hired the most employees titled General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences, with an average salary of $121,996.

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 2,728 $121,995.80
Customs and Border Protection 2,659 $0.00
Forest Service 2,070 $89,281.27
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 1,895 $93,052.22
Environmental Protection Agency 1,642 $113,201.27
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 1,369 $99,989.24
Food and Drug Administration 1,191 $122,480.64
Natural Resources Conservation Service 773 $91,728.72
Bureau of Land Management 703 $85,945.64
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 622 $115,186.73
National Park Service 583 $91,593.41
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 538 $95,293.78
Agricultural Research Service 468 $113,448.54
Geological Survey 444 $92,595.47
Veterans Health Administration 209 $119,092.96
National Institute of Food & Agriculture 197 $123,220.09
U.S. Agency for International Development 167 $127,174.68
Bureau of Reclamation 164 $91,336.48
Indian Affairs 137 $89,203.93
Federal Bureau of Investigation 105 $123,519.77
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 95 $151,653.21
National Science Foundation 88 $174,188.20
Department of Energy 52 $120,074.75
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 50 $117,796.50
National Institute of Standards and Technology 45 $116,727.09
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management 40 $119,392.70
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 19 $105,612.37
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 19 $154,767.00
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 18 $131,279.17
Science and Technology Directorate 16 $0.00
Ames Research Center 16 $157,753.38
Agricultural Marketing Service 12 $106,437.08
Fpac Business Center 11 $128,566.45
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 9 $105,176.67
John F. Kennedy Space Center 8 $117,025.25
U.S. Coast Guard 8 $0.00
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 8 $0.00
Foreign Agricultural Service 8 $131,504.63
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 7 $124,950.86
Food Safety and Inspection Service 7 $130,972.57
Presidio Trust 6 $104,363.67
Office of the Secretary of Agriculture 5 $165,182.80
Marine Mammal Commission 5 $132,819.80
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 5 $136,155.20
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 4 $158,495.50
Headquarters, Nasa 4 $181,050.75
Federal Emergency Management Agency 4 $0.00
Office of the Chief Economist 4 $123,313.00
Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council 3 $131,068.67
Federal Aviation Administration 3 $113,212.33
Farm Service Agency 2 $107,262.50
Office of Secretary of Transportation 2 $137,722.50
U.S. Secret Service 2 $0.00
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 2 $119,081.00
Utah Reclamation Mitigation & Conservation Commission 2 $88,891.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 2 $152,138.00
Langley Research Center 1 $142,232.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 1 $142,950.00
Department of State 1 $107,146.00
Federal Highway Administration 1 $122,779.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $127,414.00
Office of Healthy Homes & Lead Hazard Control 1 $122,530.00
International Joint Commission: U.S. & Canada 1 $155,428.00
Indian Health Service 1 $124,095.00
Risk Management Agency 1 $129,285.00
Arctic Research Commission 1 $158,297.00

Pay Distribution

The average pay for a is $105,712.79. The highest paid made $275,500 in 2021.

Common Payscales

Payscale Number of General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences Employees
GS - General Schedule 15,927
RG - Scientists Appointed As Fellows And Compensated Under 42 U.s.c. 209(g). Includes Non-citizens Whose Employment 1,573
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 657
RF - Employees Appointed And Compensated As Special Consultants Under 42 U.s.c. 209(f). Includes Non-citizens Whose 316
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not Elsewhere Specified 170
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 127
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 105
FO - Foreign Service Officers 83
ES - Senior Executive Service 74
ZZ - Nonapplicable 62
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109) 52
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 39
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 13
SL - Senior Level Positions 12
ST - Scientific And Professional 12
RA - Department Of Agriculture Positions In The Senior Scientific Research Service 10
FE - Senior Foreign Service 7
RS - Senior Biomedical Research Service 7
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 4
FV - Federal Aviation Administration Core Compensation Plan 3
EN - National Nuclear Security Administration Excepted Service Only 3
IC - Employees Holding Incident Management Cadre Of On-call Response/recovery Employees(core)positions 2
EE - Expert (other) 2
EJ - The Department Of Energy Organization Act Excepted Service 1
ZA - Administrative 1
GM - Employees Covered By The Performance Management And Recognition System (pmrs) Termination Provisions 1
EG - Consultant (other) 1
EX - Executive Pay 1

Starting Paygrade: $34,649.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-6, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $146,757.00 / 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
Sales Store ClericalClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
CartographyProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
Consumer SafetyProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
Multiseries Position Classification Standard for Therapist Professional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
Agricultural MarketingAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15

Average General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences Pay Trend from 2004 to 2021

In 2004, the average pay for a was $70,535. Since then, the average pay has increased to $105,713 in 2021.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0401.

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