Health Aid and Technician - Federal Salaries of 2017
Pay Rates for "Health Aid and Technician"How much does a Health Aid and Technician in the federal government get paid? $44,945.46* *Based on the 2017 average.
Health Aid and Technician was the 32nd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2017, with 9,643 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2017, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Health Aid And Technician, with an average salary of $45,387.
Government Health Aid And Technician jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Health Aid And Technician job is GS-1, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-9. 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 involving nonprofessional work of a technical, specialized, or support nature in the field of health or medicine when the work is of such generalized, specialized, or miscellaneous nature that there is no other more appropriate occupation. Such work is either (1) characteristic of two or more specialized nonprofessional occupation in the Medical, Hospital, Dental, and Public Health Group, GS-0600, where no one type of work controls the qualification requirements, or (2) sufficiently new, unique, or miscellaneous that it is not specifically included in a specialized nonprofessional occupation in the Group.
Technical and Medical Support Positions encompass jobs that require specialized, practical knowledge and the ability to perform skilled tasked. However, these skills can often be learned on the job or through training when you are hired. In some cases, certifications are required to qualify. Additional education such as an Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree will increase starting grade and lead to promotion. Typically promotions are given 1 grade at a time up to a maximum of GS-9.
Agencies that have hired a Health Aid and Technician
|Agency||Employees Hired||Average Salary|
|Veterans Health Administration||7,475||$45,386.72|
|Office Secretary Health and Human Services||1,261||$41,470.47|
|Indian Health Service||594||$41,572.92|
|Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System||194||$55,864.82|
|National Institutes of Health||84||$56,350.35|
|National Park Service||20||$39,741.10|
|U.S. Marshals Service||6||$44,549.33|
|Federal Aviation Administration||5||$59,798.60|
|Office of Workers' Compensation Programs||1||$63,243.00|
|Agricultural Research Service||1||$47,598.00|
|Armed Forces Retirement Home||1||$58,428.00|
Health Aid and Technician Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Health Aid and Technician is $44,945.46. The highest paid Health Aid and Technician made $123,234 in 2017.
Common Health Aid and Technician Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Health Aid And Technician Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||9,418|
|GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate||194|
|AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E||26|
|FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan||5|
|Starting Paygrade:||$19,048.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$57,809.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-9, Step 10|
|Category:||Technical and Medical Support|
|Occupation Family:||0600 MEDICAL, HOSPITAL, DENTAL, AND PUBLIC HEALTH GROUP|
Other Jobs at the GS-1 Paygrade
GS-1 is the starting paygrade for Health Aid and Technician jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-1 paygrade.
|Occupation||Occupation Category||Starting Paygrade||Maximum Paygrade|
|Dental Laboratory Aid and Technician||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Telephone Operating||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Recreation Aid and Assistant||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Mail and File||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Legal Instruments Examining||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
Average Health Aid And Technician Pay Trend from 2004 to 2017
In 2004, the average pay for a Health Aid and Technician was $34,777. Since then, the average pay has increased to $44,945 in 2017.
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