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Miscellaneous Clerk and Assistant - Federal Salaries of 2004

Pay Rates for "Miscellaneous Clerk and Assistant"

How much does a Miscellaneous Clerk and Assistant in the federal government get paid? $34,088.10* *Based on the 2004 average.
56,398 EMPLOYEES
$1.92B TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Miscellaneous Clerk and Assistant was the most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2004, with 56,398 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2004, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Miscellaneous Clerk And Assistant, with an average salary of $34,129.

Government Miscellaneous Clerk And Assistant jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Miscellaneous Clerk And Assistant 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

This occupation includes positions the duties of which are to perform or supervise clerical, assistant, or technician work for which no other occupation is appropriate. The work requires a knowledge of the procedures and technique involved in carrying out the work of an organization and involves application of procedures and practices within the framework of established guidelines.

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 Miscellaneous Clerk and Assistant

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Veterans Health Administration 14,865 $34,128.96
Bureau of the Census 5,744 $27,219.45
Internal Revenue Service 5,617 $29,024.46
Federal Bureau of Investigation 2,391 $40,258.29
National Park Service 2,018 $29,528.55
Social Security Administration 1,831 $31,513.41
National Institutes of Health 1,233 $40,660.10
Office of Personnel Management 1,156 $26,840.10
Forest Service 882 $33,211.68
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 776 $35,581.93
Federal Emergency Management Agency 770 $31,868.55
Veterans Benefits Administration 741 $32,410.12
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 727 $27,196.41
Federal Aviation Administration 693 $36,378.14
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 586 $35,941.25
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 524 $33,030.68
Drug Enforcement Administration 501 $35,989.09
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 501 $31,731.72
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 484 $46,202.74
Department of Energy 462 $52,199.51
Department of State 409 $38,145.93
Natural Resources Conservation Service 371 $36,741.73
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 371 $46,937.22
Offices, Boards and Divisions 370 $32,968.97
Bureau of Land Management 367 $31,980.42
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 350 $39,226.65
Indian Affairs 348 $31,379.35
Food and Drug Administration 345 $40,285.25
U.S. Coast Guard 338 $37,927.96
Geological Survey 322 $39,220.45
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 306 $38,876.91
Environmental Protection Agency 291 $39,282.64
U.S. Secret Service 291 $27,115.04
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 290 $35,444.93
National Cemetery Administration 225 $35,532.38
Agricultural Marketing Service 210 $33,098.09
Agricultural Research Service 205 $38,390.08
Employment Standards Administration 200 $37,718.73
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 200 $39,414.10
Federal Highway Administration 196 $38,410.61
Small Business Administration 179 $35,167.92
Bureau of Reclamation 175 $31,614.51
U.S. Marshals Service 174 $39,085.47
Indian Health Service 168 $35,834.52
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 164 $43,719.12
Financial Management Service 149 $34,474.15
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 145 $36,011.45
National Science Foundation 144 $41,973.63
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 140 $38,031.93
Office of Comptroller of Currency 130 $47,081.42
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 128 $38,755.52
Federal Communications Commission 125 $43,609.17
Public Buildings Service 117 $38,767.70
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 117 $31,683.27
Farm Service Agency 115 $34,817.01
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 114 $51,581.61
Securities and Exchange Commission 112 $42,104.66
Patent and Trademark Office 111 $40,469.23
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 111 $40,510.54
Office of Senior Coordinator for Midwest 110 $38,740.29
National Labor Relations Board 100 $41,170.55
National Institute of Standards and Technology 99 $38,253.16
Rural Housing Service 89 $29,235.20
Foreign Agricultural Service 88 $42,186.89
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 83 $39,462.34
Office of Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 81 $40,021.70
Peace Corps 80 $37,768.14
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 80 $39,953.29
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 80 $37,712.49
Office of the Director 80 $38,866.44
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 78 $39,901.69
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 77 $37,754.92
National Archives and Records Administration 77 $30,983.65
Office of Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 76 $38,322.66
Export-Import Bank of the United States 76 $50,793.72
Government Printing Office 73 $35,319.96
Transportation Security Administration 72 $33,707.76
Federal Student Aid 71 $40,568.58
Food and Nutrition Service 66 $34,814.42
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 64 $38,659.91
U.S. Mint 64 $39,607.67
Office of Management and Budget 63 $48,411.38
Headquarters, Nasa 61 $43,331.44
Executive Office for Immigration Review 60 $29,461.73
Employment and Training Administration 55 $42,013.71
Office of Secretary of Transportation 55 $45,048.76
Office of Senior Coordinator for Rocky Mountains 54 $41,012.43
Assistant Secretary for Administration 53 $42,886.91
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 53 $47,347.60
Veterans Employment and Training Service 51 $38,967.78
Federal Railroad Administration 51 $38,146.46
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 50 $36,861.41
Maritime Administration 49 $35,780.90
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 48 $33,760.67
Administration for Children and Families 48 $37,894.15
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 47 $44,215.34
Federal Trade Commission 46 $41,179.00
Program Support Center 46 $40,878.15
Goddard Space Flight Center 46 $26,493.04
Broadcasting Board of Governors 45 $45,105.87
Railroad Retirement Board 45 $40,280.31
Health Resources and Services Administration 44 $42,294.32
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 43 $34,142.21
John F. Kennedy Space Center 42 $33,176.98
Departmental Offices 42 $36,970.62
Corporation for National and Community Service 42 $40,197.88
International Trade Administration 42 $37,380.52
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 41 $40,612.83
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 41 $37,265.29
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 39 $36,746.69
Federal Supply Service 39 $38,869.31
National Credit Union Administration 39 $40,309.44
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 38 $35,467.16
Office for Civil Rights 37 $35,667.62
Presidio Trust 37 $45,716.19
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 36 $38,612.08
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 35 $45,125.20
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 35 $35,456.74
Agency for International Development 35 $46,484.29
National Transportation Safety Board 34 $42,911.97
Food Safety and Inspection Service 33 $32,984.70
Bureau of Labor Statistics 33 $34,670.64
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 33 $45,634.03
National Gallery of Art 32 $43,069.06
U.S. Trustee Program 32 $41,395.75
Bureau of the Public Debt 30 $30,520.87
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 30 $25,942.77
Office of Secretary of Labor 29 $40,153.21
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 28 $37,874.71
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 28 $41,214.57
Departmental Administration 27 $34,994.89
National Security Council 25 $48,942.32
Economic Research Service 25 $45,515.96
National Agricultural Statistics Service 23 $41,275.04
Ames Research Center 23 $47,198.35
Pretrial Services Agency 22 $41,089.64
Selective Service System 22 $41,633.77
U.S. International Trade Commission 22 $47,821.23
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 22 $44,633.45
Federal Election Commission 21 $36,766.33
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 21 $45,027.43
Federal Transit Administration 21 $41,561.67
General Counsel (Department of Veterans Affairs) 20 $33,232.25
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 20 $47,207.40
Office of National Drug Control Policy 19 $40,143.21
Office of Management (Department of Education) 19 $40,795.00
Office of Postsecondary Education 19 $49,680.89
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 19 $42,622.26
Federal Technology Service 19 $38,106.84
Mine Safety and Health Administration 18 $38,891.06
Immigration Office of Secretary of Education 18 $42,802.89
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 18 $30,493.44
Office of Senior Coordinator for Great Plains 17 $35,640.29
Office of Senior Coordinator for Northwest/Alaska 17 $34,794.12
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 17 $40,617.29
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 16 $35,482.31
Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight 16 $0.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for New England 16 $38,714.06
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 16 $42,751.25
Office of Thrift Supervision 16 $52,000.00
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 15 $48,525.40
Risk Management Agency 15 $37,599.20
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 15 $40,385.80
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 15 $46,730.60
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 14 $43,739.00
Offices of the Regional Administrators 14 $12,627.31
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regulation 14 $37,897.50
Federal Maritime Commission 14 $43,099.93
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 14 $40,643.57
U.S. Institute of Peace 14 $33,151.14
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 13 $43,977.31
National Endowment for the Arts 13 $37,936.15
National Endowment for the Humanities 13 $37,845.77
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 13 $42,317.92
Office of Vocational and Adult Education 13 $42,738.92
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 13 $44,485.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 12 $41,583.17
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Education) 12 $35,334.25
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 12 $46,207.33
Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer 11 $37,385.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 11 $40,874.00
Economic Development Administration 11 $40,234.45
Employee Benefits Security Administration 11 $36,606.00
Council of Economic Advisers 10 $54,825.70
Office of Justice Programs 10 $38,058.60
Institute of Education Sciences 10 $39,903.10
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 10 $43,186.70
Morris K Udall Scholarship...foundation 10 $24,260.40
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 10 $44,790.20
International-American Foundation 9 $33,936.56
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 9 $48,069.00
Assistant Secretary for Human Resources Management 9 $36,820.78
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 9 $44,080.78
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 9 $44,097.89
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 9 $43,706.78
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 9 $44,462.00
Board of Veterans Appeals 8 $34,733.25
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs 8 $41,709.88
Coop State Research, Educ, & Exten Service 8 $31,574.38
Bureau of Economic Analysis 8 $44,958.63
Office of Disability Employment Policy 8 $41,085.43
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 8 $49,051.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 7 $50,024.29
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 7 $49,556.29
Office of the Secretary of Housing & Urban Development Department 7 $32,197.43
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Resolution 7 $45,613.00
Federal Labor Relations Authority 7 $54,906.50
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 7 $36,813.71
Office of Administration 7 $44,673.57
Office of Intergovernmental and Interagency Affairs 7 $38,287.86
Office of Government Ethics 7 $34,566.14
Dryden Flight Research Center 7 $40,006.14
Office of Science and Technology Policy 6 $51,444.17
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 6 $29,882.50
Department of Veterans Affairs 6 $28,721.67
Office of Departmental Operations and Coordinator 6 $39,728.67
National Mediation Board 6 $47,986.83
Minority Business Development Agency 6 $43,379.33
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 6 $40,336.67
National Technical Information Service 6 $33,501.50
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Education) 6 $41,539.83
Farm Credit Administration 6 $41,627.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 6 $34,997.00
Langley Research Center 6 $31,415.50
Office of Governmentwide Policy 6 $40,094.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Veterans Affairs) 5 $41,106.60
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 5 $47,723.40
Ous for Science and Technology 5 $32,167.60
Assistant Secretary for Congress & Intergovernmental Relations 5 $41,154.20
Office of Healthy Homes & Lead Hazard Control 5 $38,357.20
Government National Mortgage Association 5 $48,240.20
Rural Business-Cooperative Service 5 $42,343.00
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 5 $54,649.40
Commission on Civil Rights 5 $34,264.00
Office of Innovation and Improvement 5 $42,026.80
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 5 $39,490.60
Council on Environmental Quality/Office of Environmental Quality 4 $31,076.25
Trade and Development Agency 4 $40,906.50
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 4 $30,150.50
Office of the Executive Secretariat 4 $39,881.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 4 $38,057.00
Office of the Secretary of Agriculture 4 $49,351.00
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture) 4 $42,670.75
Bureau of Industry and Security 4 $39,187.00
Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation 4 $41,614.75
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 4 $49,080.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Planning & Evaluation 4 $43,066.25
Office of Equal Employment Opportunity 3 $38,425.00
Office of Communications (Department of Agriculture) 3 $31,257.00
3 $35,189.00
Architectural & Transportation Barrier Compliance Board 3 $33,935.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 3 $39,071.33
Bureau of International Labor Affairs 3 $44,537.33
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 3 $39,652.67
Women's Bureau 3 $36,925.67
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Congressional Affairs 3 $42,485.33
Office of the Under Secretary (Department of Education) 3 $44,009.67
Office of English Language Acquisition 3 $50,391.33
Election Assistance Commission 3 $41,051.00
Administration for Community Living 3 $45,155.00
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation 3 $45,134.67
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 3 $31,874.00
Civil Rights 3 $43,670.67
Interagency Council on the Homeless 2 $28,593.00
Office of Citizen Services and Communicatns 2 $42,436.00
American Battle Monuments Commission 2 $38,343.00
Office of General Services Administration Innovative Technologies 2 $41,963.00
African Development Foundation 2 $44,439.00
Appalachian Regional Commission 2 $53,706.50
Merit Systems Protection Board 2 $35,721.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 2 $33,786.00
Office of Congressional & Intergovernmental Affairs (Department of Labor) 2 $35,048.00
Surface Transportation Board 2 $27,132.00
Office of the Deputy Secretary of Education 2 $37,429.00
Board of Contract Appeals 2 $45,280.00
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Education) 2 $31,480.00
Office of Small and Disadvantaged Bus Utilization 2 $40,678.50
Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools 2 $40,193.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 2 $44,689.00
Chemical Safety/Hazard Investigation Board 2 $48,784.00
Office of Field Policy and Management 2 $19,726.50
Office of Special Counsel 2 $26,131.50
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Public & International Affairs 1 $60,710.00
Economics and Statistics Administration 1 $59,862.00
Ous Border and Transportation Security 1 $42,160.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary Intergovernmental & International Affairs 1 $59,077.00
Community Relations Service 1 $49,216.00
Ous Management 1 $24,666.00
U.S. Commission on Internatl Religious Freedom 1 $36,551.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 1 $21,972.00
Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs 1 $37,858.00
National Capital Planning Commission 1 $35,881.00
National Appeals Division 1 $36,527.00
Office of Public Affairs 1 $44,168.00
Marine Mammal Commission 1 $41,815.00
Occupational Safety & Health Review Commission 1 $28,518.00
Rural Utilities Service 1 $20,138.00
Office of Assistant Secretary for Policy 1 $32,814.00
Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission 1 $44,168.00
Office of the Chief Economist 1 $30,762.00
Office of Legislation and Congressional Affairs 1 $45,430.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Human Resolution & Administration 1 $59,024.00
Institute of Museum and Library Services 1 $64,680.00
National Institute for Literacy 1 $47,954.00
Immediate Office of the Assistant Secretary for Management 1 $52,188.00
James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation 1 $48,784.00
Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation 1 $35,186.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Policy & Planning 1 $65,769.00
Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board 1 $35,881.00
Immediate Office of the Administrator 1 $43,299.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Program & Data Analysis 1 $51,572.00
Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation 1 $25,044.00
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 1 $36,463.00
National Center for Veterans Analysis and Statistics 1 $54,360.00
Technology Administration 1 $59,700.00
Committee for Purchase from People Blind or Severely Disabled 1 $44,168.00

Miscellaneous Clerk and Assistant Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Miscellaneous Clerk and Assistant is $34,088.10. The highest paid Miscellaneous Clerk and Assistant made $120,280 in 2004.

Common Miscellaneous Clerk and Assistant Payscales

Payscale Number of Miscellaneous Clerk And Assistant Employees
GS - General Schedule 51,537
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 2,199
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 431
CG - Corporate Graded 371
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 361
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 332
ZS - Administrative Support 232
VC - Canteen Service 191
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 130
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 112
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 91
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 72
PG - Printing Office Grades 70
CY - Contract Education--school Year 50
CU - Credit Union Employees 39
CE - Contract Education--year Long 38
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 38
MA - Milk Marketing 23
** - 16
TG - Ofc Of Thrift Supervision Salary Schedul 16
HU - Haskell Indian Nations Univ Demo Project 13
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 13
MG - Omhar Compensation Plan 12
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 7
PJ - Gpo, Afge, 12% Night Rate 2
ZA - Administrative 1
PU - Gpo, White-collar, 10% Night Rate 1

Starting Paygrade: $19,048.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $57,809.00 / 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 Miscellaneous Clerk and Assistant 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
Construction Control TechnicalTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Sales Store ClericalClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Data TranscriberClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Animal Health TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Management and Program Clerical and AssistanceClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Miscellaneous Clerk And Assistant Pay Trend from 2004 to 2017

In 2004, the average pay for a Miscellaneous Clerk and Assistant was $34,088. Since then, the average pay has increased to $42,470 in 2017.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0303.

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