Irrigation System Operator - Federal Salaries of 2016
Pay Rates for "Irrigation System Operator"How much does an Irrigation System Operator in the federal government get paid? $41,107.46* *Based on the 2016 average.
Irrigation System Operator was the 379th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2016, with 94 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2016, the Indian Affairs hired the most employees titled Irrigation System Operation, with an average salary of $39,646.
Government Irrigation System Operation jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Irrigation System Operation 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.
This occupation includes positions that involve the management or operation of irrigation systems, where the work requires primarily knowledge of the methods and procedures used in distributing, controlling, and measuring irrigation water.
Technical and Medical Support Positions encompass jobs that require specialized, practical knowledge and the ability to perform skilled tasked. However, these skills can often be learned on the job or through training when you are hired. In some cases, certifications are required to qualify. Additional education such as an Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree will increase starting grade and lead to promotion. Typically promotions are given 1 grade at a time up to a maximum of GS-9.
Agencies that have hired an Irrigation System Operator
|Agency||Employees Hired||Average Salary|
|Bureau of Reclamation||6||$59,465.17|
|National Cemetery Administration||1||$58,096.00|
Irrigation System Operator Pay Distribution
The average pay for an Irrigation System Operator is $41,107.46. The highest paid Irrigation System Operator made $75,044 in 2016.
Common Irrigation System Operator Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Irrigation System Operation Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||94|
|Starting Paygrade:||$19,048.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$57,809.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-9, Step 10|
|Category:||Technical and Medical Support|
|Occupation Family:||0400 NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT AND BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES GROUP|
Other Jobs at the GS-1 Paygrade
GS-1 is the starting paygrade for Irrigation System Operation 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|
|Cartographic Technician||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Accounting Technician||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Soil Conservation Technician||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Data Transcriber||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Geodetic Technician||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
Average Irrigation System Operation Pay Trend from 2004 to 2018
In 2004, the average pay for an Irrigation System Operator was $34,377. Since then, the average pay has increased to $43,045 in 2018.
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