- Federal Salaries of 2016
Pay Rates for ""How much does a in the federal government get paid? $89,335.19* *Based on the 2016 average.
was the 135th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2016, with 1,549 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2016, the Federal Bureau of Investigation hired the most employees titled Government Information Specialist, with an average salary of $85,013.
Government Government Information Specialist jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Government Information Specialist 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.
This occupation includes positions responsible for administering, analyzing, supervising, or performing work involved in establishing, disseminating or managing Government information. Government Information Specialists formulate policy, advise agency management, and ensure compliance with Federal laws governing the flow of information. The work also involves the safeguarding of Government information while supporting accountability and transparency.
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.
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The average pay for a is $89,335.19. The highest paid made $177,779 in 2016.
|Payscale||Number of Government Information Specialist Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||1,479|
|FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan||16|
|SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec||14|
|CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs||9|
|CG - Corporate Graded||7|
|GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule||6|
|IC - Federal Emergency Management Agency Use||6|
|NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin||5|
|FP - Foreign Service Personnel||3|
|EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa||1|
|ZA - Administrative||1|
|IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos||1|
|GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate||1|
|Starting Paygrade:||$25,514.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$134,776.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10|
|Category:||Administrative and Management|
|Occupation Family:||0300 GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE, CLERICAL, AND OFFICE SERVICES GROUP|
Other Jobs at the GS-4 Paygrade
GS-4 is the starting paygrade for Government Information 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|
|Sales Store Clerical||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Cargo Scheduling||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Equal Opportunity Investigation||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Purchasing||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Health Aid and Technician||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
Average Government Information Specialist Pay Trend from 2012 to 2016
In 2012, the average pay for a was $87,673. Since then, the average pay has increased to $89,335 in 2016.
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