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Legal Instruments Examiner - Federal Salaries of 2021

Pay Rates for "Legal Instruments Examiner"

How much does a Legal Instruments Examiner in the federal government get paid? $60,421.28* *Based on the 2021 average.

Legal Instruments Examiner was the 109th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2021, with 2,032 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2021, the Federal Bureau of Investigation hired the most employees titled Legal Instruments Examining, with an average salary of $0.

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.

Job Description

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

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Federal Bureau of Investigation 602 $0.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 414 $55,823.63
Patent and Trademark Office 190 $67,461.33
U.S. Coast Guard 128 $57,517.84
Citizenship and Immigration Services 115 $66,520.18
Federal Aviation Administration 114 $72,885.93
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 90 $55,031.77
Indian Affairs 83 $58,564.65
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 74 $0.00
Bureau of Land Management 44 $47,450.02
Executive Office for Immigration Review 40 $65,869.18
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 39 $42,699.82
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 23 $60,715.13
Food and Drug Administration 16 $69,673.94
Agricultural Marketing Service 12 $64,736.25
Internal Revenue Service 11 $53,735.55
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 8 $60,675.25
Social Security Administration 5 $74,250.60
Forest Service 4 $63,964.00
Department of Energy 3 $78,820.33
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management 2 $60,474.50
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture) 2 $66,262.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 2 $56,635.50
Office of Comptroller of Currency 2 $90,922.50
Department of State 1 $121,172.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 1 $78,167.00
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 1 $78,055.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 1 $78,167.00
Office of Labor-Management Standards 1 $63,235.00
Environmental Protection Agency 1 $81,754.00
National Park Service 1 $71,416.00
Natural Resources Conservation Service 1 $64,094.00
Food and Nutrition Service 1 $64,247.00

Legal Instruments Examiner Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Legal Instruments Examiner is $60,421.28. The highest paid Legal Instruments Examiner made $121,172 in 2021.

Common Legal Instruments Examiner Payscales

Payscale Number of Legal Instruments Examining Employees
GS - General Schedule 1,885
FV - Federal Aviation Administration Core Compensation Plan 62
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 52
GL - Gs Employees In Grades 3 Through 10 Paid A Law Enforcement Officer Special Base Rate 23
ZS - Administrative Support 8
NB - Office Of The Comptroller Of The Currency Only 2

Starting Paygrade: $20,999.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $63,734.00 / 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
Industrial Engineering TechnicalTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Procurement Clerical and TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Contact RepresentativeClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Telecommunications ProcessingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Data TranscriberClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Legal Instruments Examining Pay Trend from 2004 to 2021

In 2004, the average pay for a Legal Instruments Examiner was $44,634. Since then, the average pay has increased to $60,421 in 2021.

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 0963.

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