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Human Resources Assistance - Federal Salaries of 2020

Pay Rates for "Human Resources Assistance"

How much does a Human Resources Assistance in the federal government get paid? $49,038.02* *Based on the 2020 average.
2,927 EMPLOYEES
$135.49M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Human Resources Assistance was the 86th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2020, with 2,927 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2020, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Human Resources Assistance, with an average salary of $46,683.

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

Clerical, secretary, and administrative positions fall under this category. No specialized technical background is needed for positions in this category except for stenographers which require a proficiency exam before being hired. Strong organizational and communication skills are the primary requirements for this job category. Military experience can often be applied as relevant experience when calculating starting grade. Employees in the job category receive promotions of 1 grade increase at a time.

Agencies that have hired a Human Resources Assistance

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Veterans Health Administration 991 $46,682.82
Internal Revenue Service 294 $52,110.22
Forest Service 207 $39,512.32
Transportation Security Administration 111 $56,124.68
National Park Service 87 $48,489.40
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 79 $42,779.63
U.S. Coast Guard 68 $52,783.43
Veterans Benefits Administration 67 $44,087.48
Customs and Border Protection 59 $58,754.13
Bureau of Land Management 47 $46,618.28
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 47 $46,923.40
Federal Bureau of Investigation 46 $0.00
Indian Health Service 45 $46,079.40
Bureau of the Census 41 $52,389.66
Federal Aviation Administration 38 $56,842.26
Federal Emergency Management Agency 38 $50,391.34
Food Safety and Inspection Service 37 $50,563.49
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 35 $43,367.14
Citizenship and Immigration Services 33 $49,328.27
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 32 $64,682.00
Agricultural Research Service 32 $48,346.16
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 28 $48,080.29
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 27 $56,051.00
Fpac Business Center 25 $49,033.68
Food and Drug Administration 24 $53,340.21
Department of Energy 24 $51,665.38
Office of Comptroller of Currency 23 $91,738.96
National Institutes of Health 23 $57,962.52
Bureau of Reclamation 21 $48,995.95
Geological Survey 17 $47,542.00
U.S. Marshals Service 14 $50,116.00
Rural Housing Service 13 $50,298.46
Indian Affairs 13 $48,340.31
Office of the Human Resources Management 13 $52,304.62
Drug Enforcement Administration 10 $63,576.67
Small Business Administration 9 $44,541.67
Patent and Trademark Office 9 $54,326.11
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 9 $68,379.44
National Cemetery Administration 9 $40,826.67
National Institute of Standards and Technology 8 $61,158.75
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 8 $61,456.25
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 7 $46,383.00
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 7 $60,034.29
Office of Intergovernmental and Interagency Affairs 7 $60,829.29
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 7 $55,389.43
Office of Personnel Management 6 $47,309.33
Peace Corps 6 $59,453.83
Department of State 6 $58,941.67
Departmental Administration 6 $62,730.00
Federal Highway Administration 5 $59,122.20
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 5 $52,918.20
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 5 $46,468.60
Social Security Administration 4 $62,742.75
National Credit Union Administration 4 $0.00
Federal Housing Finance Agency 4 $72,998.75
Farm Service Agency 3 $50,937.33
Office of the Chief Human Capital Office 3 $59,604.33
Securities and Exchange Commission 3 $83,741.67
Office of the Director 3 $58,454.33
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 3 $52,073.00
Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals 3 $45,957.33
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 3 $56,477.33
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 3 $44,209.67
National Protection and Programs Directorate 3 $39,291.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Health and Human Services) 2 $48,670.00
Government Printing Office 2 $69,173.50
Headquarters, Nasa 2 $67,535.50
U.S. Mint 2 $51,211.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Corporation Senior Executive Management 2 $57,224.50
National Endowment for the Humanities 2 $61,986.50
U.S. Agency for International Development 2 $65,580.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 2 $43,839.00
Office of Administration 2 $70,449.50
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $59,497.50
Federal Trade Commission 2 $51,986.50
National Archives and Records Administration 2 $57,232.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 2 $54,700.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 2 $76,403.50
Maritime Administration 2 $63,680.00
Railroad Retirement Board 1 $43,164.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 1 $71,442.00
National Gallery of Art 1 $43,798.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 1 $62,603.00
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 1 $70,072.00
Foreign Agricultural Service 1 $48,670.00
Food and Nutrition Service 1 $70,072.00
Commission on Civil Rights 1 $43,798.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 1 $70,072.00
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 1 $57,769.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 1 $48,670.00
U.S. Tax Court 1 $73,426.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 1 $57,750.00
Federal Election Commission 1 $75,411.00
National Science Foundation 1 $53,901.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $61,645.00
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 1 $46,133.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 1 $62,885.00
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 1 $67,473.00
Executive Office for Immigration Review 1 $62,885.00
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 1 $56,939.00
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 1 $58,402.00
Federal Student Aid 1 $53,901.00
Environmental Protection Agency 1 $70,072.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $66,478.00
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 1 $67,473.00
Presidio Trust 1 $58,928.00
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 1 $60,600.00
Assistant Secretary for Human Resources Management 1 $54,285.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 1 $55,797.00

Human Resources Assistance Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Human Resources Assistance is $49,038.02. The highest paid Human Resources Assistance made $117,738 in 2020.

Common Human Resources Assistance Payscales

Payscale Number of Human Resources Assistance Employees
GS - General Schedule 2,644
SV - Transportation Security Administration Employees Other Than Executives 111
FV - Federal Aviation Administration Core Compensation Plan 38
IC - Employees Holding Incident Management Cadre Of On-call Response/recovery Employees(core)positions 33
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 26
NB - Office Of The Comptroller Of The Currency Only 23
ZS - Administrative Support 16
CG - Corporate Graded 9
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 6
EL - Non-executive Positions At The Federal Housing Finance Agency 4
CU - Credit Union Employees 4
SK - Non-supervisorty Postions Employed By The Securities And Exchange Commission (sec) And Formerly Under Gs Pay 3
NU - Employees In The National Nuclear Security Administration's Technician And Administrative Support Career Path 3
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not Elsewhere Specified 2
PG - Printing Office Grades 2
VC - Canteen Service 2
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation For National And Community Service, P.l. 103-82, Subtitle G, Section 1

Starting Paygrade: $19,738.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $59,907.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-9, Step 10
Category: Clerical and Administrative Support
Occupation Family: 0200 HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT GROUP

Other Jobs at the GS-1 Paygrade

GS-1 is the starting paygrade for Human Resources Assistance 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
Insurance AccountsClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
CodingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Freight RateClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Mathematics TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
DispatchingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Human Resources Assistance Pay Trend from 2004 to 2020

In 2004, the average pay for a Human Resources Assistance was $38,781. Since then, the average pay has increased to $49,038 in 2020.


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 0203.

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