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Government Information Personnel - Federal Salaries of 2013

Pay Rates for "Government Information Personnel"

How much does a Government Information Personnel in the federal government get paid? $82,962.24* *Based on the 2013 average.

Government Information Personnel was the 216th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2013, with 636 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2013, the Citizenship and Immigration Services hired the most employees titled Government Information, with an average salary of $68,582.

Government Government Information jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Government Information 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.

Job Description

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 Government Information Personnel

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Citizenship and Immigration Services 120 $68,582.43
Veterans Health Administration 67 $72,177.42
Social Security Administration 49 $94,570.31
Office of Personnel Management 40 $82,171.15
Food and Drug Administration 38 $96,290.74
Customs and Border Protection 19 $78,009.84
National Institutes of Health 19 $102,520.68
Offices, Boards and Divisions 19 $72,028.68
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 15 $94,814.60
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 14 $104,222.79
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 11 $81,834.27
Forest Service 11 $77,849.82
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 11 $83,900.91
U.S. Agency for International Development 10 $88,829.90
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 10 $98,561.50
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 9 $0.00
Department of Energy 8 $87,512.00
Environmental Protection Agency 8 $76,287.38
Bureau of Land Management 8 $67,955.38
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 8 $101,197.13
U.S. Coast Guard 8 $108,820.25
Consumer Product Safety Commission 7 $78,904.29
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 7 $67,832.29
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 6 $74,789.50
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management 6 $79,346.17
Bureau of Reclamation 6 $63,366.17
Farm Service Agency 6 $81,453.83
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 5 $91,538.80
Program Support Center 5 $98,578.80
Departmental Offices 5 $87,826.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 5 $117,737.20
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 5 $92,325.00
Executive Office for Immigration Review 5 $89,404.80
National Park Service 4 $79,259.25
Department of State 4 $67,480.25
Headquarters, Nasa 3 $101,982.00
Administration for Children and Families 3 $93,304.00
Indian Health Service 2 $98,342.50
Food and Nutrition Service 2 $76,885.50
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 2 $46,566.00
Office of Management (Department of Education) 2 $64,779.50
Peace Corps 2 $83,908.00
John F. Kennedy Space Center 2 $79,446.50
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 2 $78,651.00
National Science Foundation 2 $119,512.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 2 $92,337.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 2 $96,452.50
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 2 $85,336.00
Agricultural Research Service 1 $109,807.00
Small Business Administration 1 $77,368.00
Rural Housing Service 1 $97,936.00
Natural Resources Conservation Service 1 $105,211.00
Civil Rights 1 $79,864.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $74,872.00
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 1 $75,619.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 1 $60,232.00
Federal Maritime Commission 1 $103,872.00
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 1 $92,992.00
Langley Research Center 1 $68,809.00
Dryden Flight Research Center 1 $48,971.00
Goddard Space Flight Center 1 $82,359.00
National Archives and Records Administration 1 $46,431.00
Railroad Retirement Board 1 $62,909.00
Pipeline/Hazardous Materials Safety Administration 1 $126,251.00
Geological Survey 1 $119,238.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 1 $95,459.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 1 $122,744.00
Science and Technology Directorate 1 $74,872.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 1 $116,027.00
Transportation Security Administration 1 $172,550.00
Wage and Hour Division 1 $115,742.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 1 $126,251.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 1 $132,009.00
Employment and Training Administration 1 $105,211.00
Federal Housing Finance Agency 1 $110,700.00
Health Resources and Services Administration 1 $97,936.00
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 1 $109,807.00
Office of Administrative Services 1 $66,974.00

Government Information Personnel Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Government Information Personnel is $82,962.24. The highest paid Government Information Personnel made $172,550 in 2013.

Common Government Information Personnel Payscales

Payscale Number of Government Information Employees
GS - General Schedule 617
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 9
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 5
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 2
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 1
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 1
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 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

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
PackagingAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Freight RateClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
General InvestigationAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Building ManagementAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Health System AdministrationAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15

Average Government Information Pay Trend from 2012 to 2021

In 2012, the average pay for a Government Information Personnel was $87,673. Since then, the average pay has increased to $104,243 in 2021.

Data Sources

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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The series code of this occupation is 0306.

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