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Language Clerk - Federal Salaries of 2018

Pay Rates for "Language Clerk"

How much does a Language Clerk in the federal government get paid? $38,432.17* *Based on the 2018 average.

Language Clerk was the 541st most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2018, with 6 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2018, the National Labor Relations Board hired the most employees titled Language Clerical, with an average salary of $43,044.

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

This occupation includes positions the duties of which are to supervise or perform translating and/or interpreting work from and into English where the level of language knowledges and skills required is sufficient only for mutual understanding of basic concepts, phrases, and words, or where the level is limited in breadth because of the routine, repetitive nature of the interpreting and translating assignments, and/or clerical duties are performed in conjunction with such translating or interpreting.

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 Language Clerk

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
National Labor Relations Board 3 $43,044.00
Indian Health Service 2 $32,590.00
American Battle Monuments Commission 1 $36,281.00

Language Clerk Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Language Clerk is $38,432.17. The highest paid Language Clerk made $44,488 in 2018.

Common Language Clerk Payscales

Payscale Number of Language Clerical Employees
GS - General Schedule 6

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: 1000 INFORMATION AND ARTS GROUP

Other Jobs at the GS-1 Paygrade

GS-1 is the starting paygrade for Language Clerical 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
Environmental Health TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Forestry TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Budget Clerical and AssistanceClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Telecommunications ProcessingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Production ControlClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Language Clerical Pay Trend from 2004 to 2018

In 2004, the average pay for a Language Clerk was $38,825. Since then, the average pay has decreased to $38,432 in 2018.

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 1046.

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