Legal Instruments Examiner - Federal Salaries of 2016
Pay Rates for "Legal Instruments Examiner"How much does a Legal Instruments Examiner in the federal government get paid? $55,204.52* *Based on the 2016 average.
Legal Instruments Examiner was the 123rd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2016, with 1,767 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2016, the Patent and Trademark Office hired the most employees titled Legal Instruments Examining, with an average salary of $59,693.
Government Legal Instruments Examining jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Legal Instruments Examining 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.
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 Legal Instruments Examiner
Legal Instruments Examiner Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Legal Instruments Examiner is $55,204.52. The highest paid Legal Instruments Examiner made $109,465 in 2016.
Common Legal Instruments Examiner Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Legal Instruments Examining Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||1,570|
|FG - Similar To The General Schedule||68|
|FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan||58|
|GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate||50|
|SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez||9|
|NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only||9|
|ZS - Administrative Support||3|
|Starting Paygrade:||$18,785.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$57,015.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-9, Step 10|
|Category:||Clerical and Administrative Support|
|Occupation Family:||0900 LEGAL AND KINDRED GROUP|
Other Jobs at the GS-1 Paygrade
GS-1 is the starting paygrade for Legal Instruments Examining 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|
|Engineering Technical||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Property Disposal Clerical and Technician||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Claims Assistance and Examining||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Information Receptionist||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Closed Microphone Reporting||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
Average Legal Instruments Examining Pay Trend from 2004 to 2016
In 2004, the average pay for a Legal Instruments Examiner was $44,634. Since then, the average pay has increased to $55,205 in 2016.
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