Mediator - Federal Salaries of 2020
Pay Rates for "Mediator"How much does a Mediator in the federal government get paid? $133,869.27* *Based on the 2020 average.
Mediator was the 343rd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2020, with 164 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2020, the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service hired the most employees titled Mediation, with an average salary of $132,484.
Government Mediation jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. 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 that involve providing mediation assistance to labor and management in the settlement or prevention of industrial labor disputes connected with the formulation, revision, termination or renewal of collective-bargaining agreements. The paramount qualification requirement of all positions in this occupation is ability and skill in applying the techniques of mediation in dealing with the parties to a dispute. The application of these techniques in the settlement of industrial labor disputes requires knowledge of the field of labor-management relations, particularly of collective-bargaining principles, practices and processes; understanding of economic, industrial, and labor trends, and of current developments and problems in the field of labor relations; and knowledge of applicable labor laws and precedent decisions.
Agencies that have hired a Mediator
|Agency||Employees Hired||Average Salary|
|Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service||153||$132,483.58|
|National Mediation Board||11||$153,142.91|
Mediator Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Mediator is $133,869.27. The highest paid Mediator made $181,500 in 2020.
Common Mediator Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Mediation Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||162|
|ES - Senior Executive Service||1|
|SL - Senior Level Positions||1|
|Occupation Family:||0200 HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT GROUP|
Average Mediation Pay Trend from 2004 to 2021
In 2004, the average pay for a Mediator was $98,733. Since then, the average pay has increased to $141,556 in 2021.
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