Highway Safety Personnel - Federal Salaries of 2020
Pay Rates for "Highway Safety Personnel"How much does a Highway Safety Personnel in the federal government get paid? $115,005.08* *Based on the 2020 average.
Highway Safety Personnel was the 307th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2020, with 249 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2020, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration hired the most employees titled Highway Safety, with an average salary of $114,707.
Government Highway Safety jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Highway Safety 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 the duties of which primarily involve: (1) development and administration of highway safety regulations, standards and programs to elicit and promote governmental and public support for highway safety; (2) conducting studies or performing other analytical work directed toward identification of current highway safety problems and evaluation of the effectiveness of highway safety programs and methods; or (3) providing State and local governments with technical assistance in planning, developing, monitoring, funding, managing, promoting, or evaluating programs and systems to improve vehicle, passenger, or pedestrian safety and to identify, control, or eliminate the factors that influence highway accidents. All positions in this occupation require specialized knowledge of highway safety programs and the factors that influence highway safety and the safe performance and operation of motor vehicles. Most positions also require a high degree of analytical ability and a general knowledge of the principles and processes of program management and intergovernmental relations.
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.
Agencies that have hired a Highway Safety Personnel
|Agency||Employees Hired||Average Salary|
|Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration||153||$114,707.13|
|National Highway Traffic Safety Administration||89||$114,556.46|
|Federal Highway Administration||4||$140,528.00|
|Office of Secretary of Transportation||3||$109,479.00|
Highway Safety Personnel Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Highway Safety Personnel is $115,005.08. The highest paid Highway Safety Personnel made $170,800 in 2020.
Common Highway Safety Personnel Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Highway Safety Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||249|
|Starting Paygrade:||$27,782.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$146,757.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10|
|Category:||Administrative and Management|
|Occupation Family:||2100 TRANSPORTATION GROUP|
Other Jobs at the GS-4 Paygrade
GS-4 is the starting paygrade for Highway Safety 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|
|Office Drafting||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Public Affairs||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Nursing Assistant||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Archives Technician||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Biological Science Technician||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
Average Highway Safety Pay Trend from 2004 to 2020
In 2004, the average pay for a Highway Safety Personnel was $86,461. Since then, the average pay has increased to $115,005 in 2020.
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