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Intelligence Personnel - Federal Salaries of 2017

Pay Rates for "Intelligence Personnel"

How much does an Intelligence Personnel in the federal government get paid? $957.02* *Based on the 2017 average.

Intelligence Personnel was the 46th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2017, with 6,672 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2017, the Federal Bureau of Investigation hired the most employees titled Intelligence, with an average salary of $985.

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

Job Description

This occupation includes positions concerned with advising on, administering, supervising, or performing work in the collection, analysis, evaluation, interpretation, and dissemination of information on political, economic, social, cultural, physical, geographic, scientific, or military conditions, trends, and forces in foreign and domestic areas that directly or indirectly affect the national security. These positions require a basic knowledge and understanding of one or more of the natural or social sciences, engineering, or military science, but do not demand, as a primary qualification requirement, full knowledge of the current state of the art.

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 an Intelligence Personnel

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Federal Bureau of Investigation 3,174 $984.86
Drug Enforcement Administration 755 $715.09
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 716 $1,100.06
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 413 $824.60
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 291 $424.41
Transportation Security Administration 226 $4,091.00
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 163 $1,013.77
U.S. Coast Guard 159 $510.64
Department of Energy 103 $1,558.81
Departmental Offices 92 $1,254.20
Department of State 89 $200.00
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 73 $945.31
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 62 $642.00
U.S. Secret Service 61 $721.79
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 57 $1,034.95
U.S. Marshals Service 42 $0.00
National Protection and Programs Directorate 37 $571.43
Headquarters, Nasa 28 $0.00
Federal Aviation Administration 17 $1,417.89
Office of Personnel Management 14 $0.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 10 $0.00
Food and Drug Administration 9 $347.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 9 $1,205.33
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 8 $0.00
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 8 $1,500.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 8 $0.00
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 7 $875.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 5 $0.00
Agency for International Development 4 $725.00
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 3 $0.00
Bureau of Reclamation 3 $388.00
Environmental Protection Agency 3 $2,150.00
Office of National Drug Control Policy 3 $0.00
Homeland Security Staff 2 $306.50
Bureau of Industry and Security 2 $0.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 2 $0.00
Indian Affairs 2 $0.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 2 $0.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 2 $0.00
Office of Emergency Response and Recovery 2 $0.00
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 2 $0.00
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 1 $0.00
Social Security Administration 1 $1,310.00
National Credit Union Administration 1 $0.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 1 $0.00

Intelligence Personnel Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Intelligence Personnel is $957.02. The highest paid Intelligence Personnel made $10,124 in 2017.

Common Intelligence Personnel Payscales

Payscale Number of Intelligence Employees
GS - General Schedule 6,344
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 224
ES - Senior Executive Service 41
SL - Senior Level Positions 21
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 17
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 9
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 8
CG - Corporate Graded 2
SW - Transportation Security Admin Executives 2
ZA - Administrative 1
CU - Credit Union Employees 1
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 1
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 1

Starting Paygrade: $26,233.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $138,572.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Administrative and Management

Other Jobs at the GS-4 Paygrade

GS-4 is the starting paygrade for Intelligence 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
Equal Opportunity AssistanceClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Financial AnalysisAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Medical Support AssistanceClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
General TelecommunicationClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Equal Opportunity InvestigationAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15

Average Intelligence Pay Trend from 2004 to 2017

In 2004, the average pay for an Intelligence Personnel was $72,752. Since then, the average pay has decreased to $957 in 2017.

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.

Federal employee salaries are public information under open government laws (5 U.S.C. § 552). FederalPay provides this data in the interest of government transparency — employee data may not be used for commercial soliciting or vending of any kind. Learn more about the FederalPay Employees Dataset here.

The series code of this occupation is 0132.

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