Mail and File Employee - Federal Salaries of 2020
Pay Rates for "Mail and File Employee"How much does a Mail and File Employee in the federal government get paid? $37,595.91* *Based on the 2020 average.
Mail and File Employee was the 71st most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2020, with 3,808 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2020, the Internal Revenue Service hired the most employees titled Mail And File, with an average salary of $34,325.
Government Mail And File jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Mail And File 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 covers positions involving the administration, supervision or performance of clerical work related to the processing of incoming or outgoing mail and/or the systematic arrangement of records for storage or reference purposes the scheduled disposition of records, and the performance of related work when such duties require the application of established mail or file methods and procedures, knowledge of prescribed systems for governing the flow and control of communications, and/or the filing or storage and retrieval of records, and knowledges of the organization and functions of the operating unit or units serviced.
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 Mail and File Employee
Mail and File Employee Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Mail and File Employee is $37,595.91. The highest paid Mail and File Employee made $76,274 in 2020.
Common Mail and File Employee Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Mail And File Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||3,702|
|IR - Internal Revenue Service Broadband Classification And Pay System Positions Only||78|
|ZS - Administrative Support||7|
|PG - Printing Office Grades||6|
|GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule||5|
|CG - Corporate Graded||5|
|SK - Non-supervisorty Postions Employed By The Securities And Exchange Commission (sec) And Formerly Under Gs Pay||2|
|NB - Office Of The Comptroller Of The Currency Only||2|
|VH - Professional, Administrative, And Managerial||1|
|Starting Paygrade:||$20,172.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$61,227.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-9, Step 10|
|Category:||Clerical and Administrative Support|
|Occupation Family:||0300 GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE, CLERICAL, AND OFFICE SERVICES GROUP|
Other Jobs at the GS-1 Paygrade
GS-1 is the starting paygrade for Mail and File 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|
|Closed Microphone Reporting||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Data Transcriber||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Library Technician||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Cargo Scheduling||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Equipment Operator||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
Average Mail And File Pay Trend from 2004 to 2020
In 2004, the average pay for a Mail and File Employee was $28,647. Since then, the average pay has increased to $37,596 in 2020.
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