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Human Resources Assistance - Federal Salaries of 2021

Pay Rates for "Human Resources Assistance"

How much does a Human Resources Assistance in the federal government get paid? $50,061.60* *Based on the 2021 average.
2,884 EMPLOYEES
$136.07M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Human Resources Assistance was the 87th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2021, with 2,884 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2021, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Human Resources Assistance, with an average salary of $47,375.

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 997 $47,374.93
Internal Revenue Service 221 $52,788.14
Forest Service 177 $41,922.20
Transportation Security Administration 104 $57,029.62
National Park Service 83 $50,326.48
U.S. Coast Guard 78 $53,446.62
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 77 $42,716.45
Veterans Benefits Administration 64 $46,386.16
Federal Bureau of Investigation 53 $0.00
Bureau of Land Management 50 $47,078.82
Customs and Border Protection 50 $57,772.29
Indian Health Service 47 $49,481.02
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 42 $48,232.38
Food Safety and Inspection Service 42 $50,342.50
Federal Aviation Administration 39 $57,697.15
Federal Emergency Management Agency 38 $52,595.89
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 37 $54,611.75
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 34 $45,584.03
Agricultural Research Service 34 $50,311.21
Fpac Business Center 32 $53,379.69
Citizenship and Immigration Services 31 $50,745.23
Bureau of the Census 30 $55,345.40
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 30 $49,899.47
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 29 $65,330.00
Department of Energy 25 $48,359.75
Food and Drug Administration 23 $55,342.52
Bureau of Reclamation 23 $49,721.26
Geological Survey 22 $48,274.27
Rural Housing Service 22 $52,308.68
Office of Comptroller of Currency 22 $95,599.09
National Institutes of Health 22 $59,105.09
Small Business Administration 21 $45,356.57
Indian Affairs 19 $45,626.58
U.S. Marshals Service 17 $52,167.71
Office of the Human Resources Management 14 $55,077.43
Office of Personnel Management 12 $45,152.25
Patent and Trademark Office 10 $56,690.90
Office of Intergovernmental and Interagency Affairs 9 $63,015.11
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 9 $71,814.56
National Cemetery Administration 9 $42,486.33
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 9 $49,075.11
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 9 $61,747.56
National Institute of Standards and Technology 8 $60,397.38
Drug Enforcement Administration 8 $65,611.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 8 $47,277.50
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 7 $62,003.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 6 $55,439.33
Social Security Administration 6 $54,739.00
Federal Highway Administration 6 $56,800.33
Departmental Administration 6 $60,823.83
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 6 $45,996.17
Peace Corps 5 $64,047.00
Federal Housing Finance Agency 5 $83,866.20
Department of State 4 $61,488.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 4 $49,982.25
National Credit Union Administration 4 $1,212.50
Foreign Agricultural Service 3 $54,551.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 3 $45,814.33
Office of Administration 3 $64,964.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 3 $87,551.67
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 3 $55,114.67
Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals 3 $50,255.67
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 3 $55,758.00
National Protection and Programs Directorate 3 $42,886.00
Office of the Chief Human Capital Office 3 $62,372.33
Corporation for National and Community Service 2 $67,413.00
Government Printing Office 2 $70,775.00
Headquarters, Nasa 2 $58,322.50
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 2 $57,506.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $61,959.50
Office of the Director 2 $61,229.00
Federal Trade Commission 2 $55,520.50
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 2 $59,875.00
Farm Service Agency 2 $53,634.00
National Endowment for the Humanities 2 $66,424.50
U.S. Agency for International Development 2 $58,395.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Health and Human Services) 2 $54,790.00
National Archives and Records Administration 2 $58,548.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 2 $55,979.00
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 2 $63,690.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 2 $77,164.50
Maritime Administration 2 $64,318.00
Railroad Retirement Board 1 $48,745.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 1 $74,908.00
National Gallery of Art 1 $46,711.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 1 $63,235.00
U.S. Mint 1 $57,425.00
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 1 $61,359.00
Assistant Secretary for Human Resources Management 1 $54,829.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 1 $56,359.00
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 1 $60,140.00
Environmental Protection Agency 1 $70,775.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $69,910.00
Office of Special Counsel 1 $49,157.00
Presidio Trust 1 $66,818.00
Broadcasting Board of Governors 1 $67,145.00
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 1 $60,116.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 1 $49,157.00
1 $42,586.00
U.S. Tax Court 1 $78,162.00
National Science Foundation 1 $55,440.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $63,906.00
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 1 $49,552.00
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 1 $70,150.00
Commission on Civil Rights 1 $46,711.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 1 $70,775.00

Human Resources Assistance Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Human Resources Assistance is $50,061.60. The highest paid Human Resources Assistance made $122,984 in 2021.

Common Human Resources Assistance Payscales

Payscale Number of Human Resources Assistance Employees
GS - General Schedule 2,624
SV - Transportation Security Administration Employees Other Than Executives 104
FV - Federal Aviation Administration Core Compensation Plan 39
IC - Employees Holding Incident Management Cadre Of On-call Response/recovery Employees(core)positions 35
NB - Office Of The Comptroller Of The Currency Only 22
ZS - Administrative Support 18
CG - Corporate Graded 9
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 6
EL - Non-executive Positions At The Federal Housing Finance Agency 5
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 5
CU - Credit Union Employees 4
NU - Employees In The National Nuclear Security Administration's Technician And Administrative Support Career Path 3
SK - Non-supervisorty Postions Employed By The Securities And Exchange Commission (sec) And Formerly Under Gs Pay 3
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation For National And Community Service, P.l. 103-82, Subtitle G, Section 2
PG - Printing Office Grades 2
VC - Canteen Service 2
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not Elsewhere Specified 1

Starting Paygrade: $20,172.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $61,227.00 / 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 2021

In 2004, the average pay for a Human Resources Assistance was $38,781. Since then, the average pay has increased to $50,062 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 0203.

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