Health Aid and Technician - Federal Salaries of 2016

Pay Rates for "Health Aid and Technician"

How much does a Health Aid and Technician in the federal government get paid? $43,815.29* *Based on the 2016 average.
10,115 EMPLOYEES
$442.49M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Health Aid and Technician was the 33rd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2016, with 10,115 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2016, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Health Aid And Technician, with an average salary of $43,539.

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.

Job Description

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

Health Aid and Technician Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Health Aid and Technician is $43,815.29. The highest paid Health Aid and Technician made $119,794 in 2016.

Common Health Aid and Technician Payscales

Payscale Number of Health Aid And Technician Employees
GS - General Schedule 9,854
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 225
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 31
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 5

Starting Paygrade: $18,526.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $56,229.00 / 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 TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Telephone OperatingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Recreation Aid and AssistantTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Mail and FileClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Legal Instruments ExaminingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Health Aid And Technician Pay Trend from 2004 to 2016

In 2004, the average pay for a Health Aid and Technician was $34,777. Since then, the average pay has increased to $43,815 in 2016.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0640.

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