- Federal Salaries of 2020
Pay Rates for ""How much does a in the federal government get paid? $101,983.97* *Based on the 2020 average.
was the 107th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2020, with 2,077 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2020, the Internal Revenue Service hired the most employees titled Government Information Specialist, with an average salary of $102,461.
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.
Agencies that have hired a
The average pay for a is $101,983.97. The highest paid made $212,861 in 2020.
|Payscale||Number of Government Information Specialist Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||1,976|
|FV - Federal Aviation Administration Core Compensation Plan||15|
|ZA - Administrative||12|
|IC - Employees Holding Incident Management Cadre Of On-call Response/recovery Employees(core)positions||12|
|SV - Transportation Security Administration Employees Other Than Executives||11|
|GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule||10|
|NQ - Employees In The National Nuclear Secuirty Administration's Professional, Technical, And Admin Career Path||7|
|CN - Bureau Of Consumer Financial Protect(cfpb) Independent Agcy Within The Fed Res Syst(use By Cfpb Only)||7|
|NB - Office Of The Comptroller Of The Currency Only||5|
|FG - Similar To The General Schedule||5|
|CG - Corporate Graded||4|
|AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not Elsewhere Specified||3|
|EL - Non-executive Positions At The Federal Housing Finance Agency||2|
|FP - Foreign Service Personnel||2|
|CM - Fdic Supervisory And Managerial Positions Below The Executive Level Only||1|
|SL - Senior Level Positions||1|
|ES - Senior Executive Service||1|
|GL - Gs Employees In Grades 3 Through 10 Paid A Law Enforcement Officer Special Base Rate||1|
|IR - Internal Revenue Service Broadband Classification And Pay System Positions Only||1|
|CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Positions Previously Defined Under Pay Plan Codes Ad, Es, Gm, And Gs||1|
|Starting Paygrade:||$28,921.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$152,771.00 / 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|
|Packaging||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Freight Rate||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|General Investigation||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Building Management||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Health System Administration||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
Average Government Information Specialist Pay Trend from 2012 to 2021
In 2012, the average pay for a was $87,673. Since then, the average pay has increased to $104,243 in 2021.
The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.
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