Loan Specialist - Federal Salaries of 2018
Pay Rates for "Loan Specialist"How much does a Loan Specialist in the federal government get paid? $75,690.80* *Based on the 2018 average.
Loan Specialist was the 55th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2018, with 5,193 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2018, the Rural Housing Service hired the most employees titled Loan Specialist, with an average salary of $78,202.
Government Loan Specialist jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Loan Specialist 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.
This occupation includes all positions the duties of which are to direct or perform analytical and evaluative work which requires knowledge of (1) credit risk factors and lending principles involved in loans of specialized types granted, insured, or guaranteed by the Federal Government; (2) financial structures and practices of business organizations concerned with such loans; and (3) pertinent statutory, regulatory, and administrative provisions.
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 a Loan Specialist
|Agency||Employees Hired||Average Salary|
|Rural Housing Service||1,930||$78,201.98|
|Farm Service Agency||1,323||$75,678.91|
|Small Business Administration||1,317||$64,682.21|
|Veterans Benefits Administration||450||$78,815.25|
|Export-Import Bank of the United States||111||$126,939.37|
|Department of Energy||36||$124,342.17|
|National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration||10||$111,495.20|
|Office of the Secretary of the Interior||6||$101,218.50|
|Rural Utilities Service||5||$96,728.60|
|Office of Postsecondary Education||1||$123,984.00|
|Rural Business-Cooperative Service||1||$146,129.00|
|National Credit Union Administration||1||$0.00|
|Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development||1||$120,074.00|
Loan Specialist Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Loan Specialist is $75,690.80. The highest paid Loan Specialist made $183,303 in 2018.
Common Loan Specialist Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Loan Specialist Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||5,169|
|ZA - Administrative||10|
|GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns||6|
|SL - Senior Level Positions||5|
|ES - Senior Executive Service||2|
|CU - Credit Union Employees||1|
|Starting Paygrade:||$27,184.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$143,598.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10|
|Category:||Administrative and Management|
|Occupation Family:||1100 BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY GROUP|
Other Jobs at the GS-4 Paygrade
GS-4 is the starting paygrade for Loan Specialist 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|
|Tax Examining||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Wage and Hour Investigation||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Building Management||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Equipment, Facilities, and Services Assistance||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Visual Information||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
Average Loan Specialist Pay Trend from 2004 to 2018
In 2004, the average pay for a Loan Specialist was $62,503. Since then, the average pay has increased to $75,691 in 2018.
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