- Federal Salaries of 2016

Pay Rates for ""

How much does a in the federal government get paid? $93,561.15* *Based on the 2016 average.
17,112 EMPLOYEES
$1.59B TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

was the 18th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2016, with 17,112 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2016, the National Institutes of Health hired the most employees titled General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences, with an average salary of $106,231.

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 $106,230.75
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 2,420 $85,892.56
Forest Service 2,207 $81,659.76
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 1,741 $85,637.16
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 1,276 $90,950.21
Environmental Protection Agency 1,185 $106,232.67
Food and Drug Administration 809 $107,322.52
Bureau of Land Management 665 $77,193.12
National Park Service 632 $81,814.27
Natural Resources Conservation Service 534 $94,804.86
Agricultural Research Service 491 $101,075.68
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 442 $105,228.05
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 406 $83,161.15
Geological Survey 298 $88,778.44
Veterans Health Administration 211 $101,358.59
Agency for International Development 191 $102,379.26
Bureau of Reclamation 164 $81,911.94
Coop State Research, Educ, & Exten Service 156 $125,900.40
Indian Affairs 140 $80,781.59
Federal Bureau of Investigation 95 $103,797.03
National Science Foundation 83 $146,508.08
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 49 $103,553.73
Department of Energy 49 $115,093.69
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management 41 $99,228.63
National Institute of Standards and Technology 39 $97,694.31
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 33 $141,344.52
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 23 $135,087.00
Foreign Agricultural Service 20 $119,786.10
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 19 $109,935.00
Ous for Science and Technology 13 $141,803.92
Ames Research Center 11 $145,616.09
Food Safety and Inspection Service 11 $122,220.55
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 10 $83,088.80
Agricultural Marketing Service 10 $111,606.80
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 8 $96,603.13
John F. Kennedy Space Center 7 $104,863.86
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 6 $121,358.33
Presidio Trust 6 $91,755.17
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 5 $158,626.00
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 5 $103,312.40
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 4 $157,902.00
U.S. Coast Guard 4 $110,773.25
Department of State 4 $96,848.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 3 $101,106.33
Office of the Secretary of Agriculture 3 $154,611.33
Marine Mammal Commission 3 $124,476.67
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 2 $102,990.00
Risk Management Agency 2 $103,934.00
Farm Service Agency 2 $130,665.50
Federal Aviation Administration 2 $103,174.50
Federal Emergency Management Agency 1 $67,145.00
Headquarters, Nasa 1 $136,622.00
Utah Reclamation Mitigation & Conservation Commission 1 $109,781.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 1 $145,162.00
Office of the Chief Economist 1 $77,490.00
Arctic Research Commission 1 $138,346.00
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 1 $1,224.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $120,976.00
Indian Health Service 1 $106,673.00
Federal Highway Administration 1 $99,252.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 1 $111,260.00

Pay Distribution

The average pay for a is $93,561.15. The highest paid made $270,000 in 2016.

Common Payscales

Payscale Number of General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences Employees
GS - General Schedule 14,119
RG - Code For Use By Hhs Only. 1,384
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 457
RF - Code Is For Use By Hhs Only. 266
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 149
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 123
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 107
ZZ - Nonapplicable 105
ES - Senior Executive Service 91
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 75
FO - Foreign Service Officers 55
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 53
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 30
RS - Senior Biomedical Research Service 22
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 19
SL - Senior Level Positions 18
ST - Scientific And Professional 13
FE - Senior Foreign Service 10
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 4
RA - Department Of Agriculture Positions 4
EE - Expert (other) 2
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 2
EN - Nat Nuclear Security Admin Exc Srvc Only 1
EX - Executive Pay 1
EG - Consultant (other) 1
EJ - Dept Of Energy Org Act Excepted Service 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 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 2018

In 2004, the average pay for a was $70,535. Since then, the average pay has increased to $97,550 in 2018.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0401.

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