Medical Supply Aide and Technician - Federal Salaries of 2016
Pay Rates for "Medical Supply Aide and Technician"How much does a Medical Supply Aide and Technician in the federal government get paid? $42,580.82* *Based on the 2016 average.
Medical Supply Aide and Technician was the 99th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2016, with 2,506 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2016, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Medical Supply Aide And Technician, with an average salary of $41,990.
Government Medical Supply Aide And Technician jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Medical Supply Aide And Technician 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 contains positions the duties of which are to provide wards, clinics, operating rooms, and other hospital facilities with medical supplies, instruments, sets, and equipment. Duties require a knowledge of aseptic techniques and sterilization practices; the care, functioning, and uses of supplies, equipment, sets, and instruments; and methods for the preparation, storage, and issue of sterile and non-sterile medical supplies and the maintenance of adequate stock levels.
Technical and Medical Support Positions encompass jobs that require specialized, practical knowledge and the ability to perform skilled tasked. However, these skills can often be learned on the job or through training when you are hired. In some cases, certifications are required to qualify. Additional education such as an Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree will increase starting grade and lead to promotion. Typically promotions are given 1 grade at a time up to a maximum of GS-9.
Agencies that have hired a Medical Supply Aide and Technician
|Agency||Employees Hired||Average Salary|
|Veterans Health Administration||2,422||$41,989.80|
|Indian Health Service||51||$39,257.57|
|Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System||16||$47,766.73|
|National Institutes of Health||14||$51,256.79|
|Office Secretary Health and Human Services||5||$35,057.80|
Medical Supply Aide and Technician Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Medical Supply Aide and Technician is $42,580.82. The highest paid Medical Supply Aide and Technician made $96,139 in 2016.
Common Medical Supply Aide and Technician Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Medical Supply Aide And Technician Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||2,490|
|GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate||15|
|AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E||1|
|Starting Paygrade:||$18,526.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$56,229.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-9, Step 10|
|Category:||Technical and Medical Support|
|Occupation Family:||0600 MEDICAL, HOSPITAL, DENTAL, AND PUBLIC HEALTH GROUP|
Other Jobs at the GS-1 Paygrade
GS-1 is the starting paygrade for Medical Supply Aide and Technician 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|
|Social Services Aid and Assistant||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Management and Program Clerical and Assistance||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Production Control||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Accounting Technician||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Electronics Technical||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
Average Medical Supply Aide And Technician Pay Trend from 2004 to 2016
In 2004, the average pay for a Medical Supply Aide and Technician was $34,017. Since then, the average pay has increased to $42,581 in 2016.
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