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Insects Production Worker - Federal Salaries of 2022

Pay Rates for "Insects Production Worker"

How much does an Insects Production Worker in the federal government get paid? $43,585.37* *Based on the 2022 average.

Insects Production Worker was the 378th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2022, with 92 employed. The most common payscale was the nonsupervisory pay schedules - federal wage system payscale.

In 2022, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service hired the most employees titled Insects Production Working, with an average salary of $43,585.

Government Insects Production Working jobs are classified under the Federal Wage Schedule, Wage Grade (FWS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Insects Production Working job is FWS-3, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is FWS-5. 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 standard is for grading nonsupervisory jobs involved in reproducing, collecting, and caring for insect collections. The work requires practical knowledge of the characteristics of insects and their needs, and skill in observing and handling them.

Agencies that have hired an Insects Production Worker

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 92 $43,585.37

Insects Production Worker Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Insects Production Worker is $43,585.37. The highest paid Insects Production Worker made $71,751 in 2022.

Common Insects Production Worker Payscales

Payscale Number of Insects Production Working Employees
WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage System 85
WS - Supervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage System 7

Starting Paygrade: $8.31 to $19.82 / hour at paygrade FWS-3
Maximum Paygrade: $22.47 to $9.25 / hour at paygrade FWS-5

Other Jobs at the FWS-3 Paygrade

FWS-3 is the starting paygrade for Insects Production Working jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the FWS-3 paygrade.

Occupation Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Fabric WorkingFWS-1FWS-9
Insects Production WorkingFWS-3FWS-5
Cemetery CaretakingFWS-2FWS-6
Mobile Equipment ServicingFWS-1FWS-6

Average Insects Production Working Pay Trend from 2004 to 2022

In 2004, the average pay for an Insects Production Worker was $29,197. Since then, the average pay has increased to $43,585 in 2022.

Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 5031.

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