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Miscellaneous Clerk and Assistant - Federal Salaries of 2005

Pay Rates for "Miscellaneous Clerk and Assistant"

How much does a Miscellaneous Clerk and Assistant in the federal government get paid? $35,143.64* *Based on the 2005 average.
56,807 EMPLOYEES
$1.99B TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Miscellaneous Clerk and Assistant was the most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2005, with 56,807 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2005, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Miscellaneous Clerk And Assistant, with an average salary of $35,753.

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.

Agencies that have hired a Miscellaneous Clerk and Assistant

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Veterans Health Administration 14,549 $35,752.61
Bureau of the Census 7,282 $27,388.07
Internal Revenue Service 5,449 $30,102.72
Federal Bureau of Investigation 2,351 $42,053.19
Social Security Administration 2,180 $31,530.43
National Park Service 2,067 $30,385.17
National Institutes of Health 1,177 $42,051.72
Office of Personnel Management 1,087 $28,506.60
Forest Service 912 $35,028.01
Federal Emergency Management Agency 782 $33,877.75
Citizenship and Immigration Services 722 $37,176.72
Veterans Benefits Administration 685 $33,840.32
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 669 $28,178.58
Federal Aviation Administration 658 $38,256.61
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 553 $34,657.62
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 552 $37,864.15
Customs and Border Protection 512 $34,342.62
Drug Enforcement Administration 488 $37,700.57
Department of Energy 456 $54,732.96
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 434 $48,224.16
Natural Resources Conservation Service 402 $37,108.46
Department of State 399 $38,202.68
U.S. Coast Guard 349 $39,403.83
Indian Affairs 344 $32,494.87
Bureau of Land Management 344 $33,793.31
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 342 $40,748.39
Food and Drug Administration 338 $41,941.64
Offices, Boards and Divisions 310 $34,920.23
Geological Survey 310 $40,619.70
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 297 $48,202.47
Environmental Protection Agency 277 $41,306.36
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 256 $39,720.94
Small Business Administration 237 $34,082.03
National Cemetery Administration 233 $36,693.44
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 225 $37,649.45
Agricultural Research Service 216 $40,136.80
U.S. Secret Service 203 $30,525.14
Indian Health Service 193 $36,380.47
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 192 $39,337.12
Employment Standards Administration 184 $39,829.42
Federal Highway Administration 182 $39,946.75
Bureau of Reclamation 180 $33,187.49
Financial Management Service 176 $36,402.01
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 173 $44,188.68
Agricultural Marketing Service 170 $36,143.66
U.S. Marshals Service 170 $40,487.57
National Science Foundation 137 $43,999.95
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 134 $40,321.40
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 133 $37,752.57
Office of Comptroller of Currency 130 $51,059.21
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 118 $40,243.40
Securities and Exchange Commission 116 $44,288.67
Federal Communications Commission 113 $43,698.37
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 110 $42,598.76
Public Buildings Service 109 $39,460.73
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 109 $54,188.79
Farm Service Agency 105 $36,316.08
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 99 $32,635.13
Office of Senior Coordinator for Midwest 98 $41,305.98
Patent and Trademark Office 96 $42,795.53
National Labor Relations Board 96 $43,265.70
Peace Corps 91 $38,909.30
National Institute of Standards and Technology 90 $38,571.18
Government Printing Office 88 $37,588.26
National Archives and Records Administration 85 $30,287.20
Export-Import Bank of the United States 81 $52,248.96
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 78 $39,119.77
Foreign Agricultural Service 77 $43,764.18
Office of the Director 76 $39,461.26
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 74 $41,351.82
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 74 $39,958.11
Office of Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 74 $42,476.07
Federal Student Aid 73 $41,956.01
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 73 $42,169.16
Rural Housing Service 70 $31,192.83
Headquarters, Nasa 69 $42,459.74
Office of Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 68 $41,001.46
Transportation Security Administration 66 $35,858.95
U.S. Mint 63 $41,028.24
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 59 $41,335.37
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 58 $42,315.53
Office of Management and Budget 58 $49,270.95
Program Support Center 56 $43,595.09
Food and Nutrition Service 54 $36,911.83
Executive Office for Immigration Review 53 $30,495.62
Federal Railroad Administration 52 $39,314.62
Office of Senior Coordinator for Rocky Mountains 50 $43,338.30
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 50 $45,709.48
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 50 $36,718.46
Federal Trade Commission 49 $41,404.08
Veterans Employment and Training Service 49 $40,191.86
Office of the Chief Human Capital Office 49 $46,967.98
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 47 $50,129.62
Employment and Training Administration 46 $45,938.26
Federal Supply Service 44 $37,520.39
Maritime Administration 44 $38,514.57
Food Safety and Inspection Service 43 $32,062.58
Administration for Children and Families 43 $39,184.72
Corporation for National and Community Service 42 $39,823.38
Office of Secretary of Transportation 42 $47,120.62
Broadcasting Board of Governors 42 $46,227.43
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 41 $36,896.37
Railroad Retirement Board 41 $42,023.59
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 41 $36,705.27
National Credit Union Administration 39 $40,761.97
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 39 $41,185.62
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 38 $32,229.00
Presidio Trust 37 $45,734.38
John F. Kennedy Space Center 37 $36,219.11
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 37 $41,376.68
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 36 $36,960.17
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 35 $48,046.74
Office for Civil Rights 35 $39,419.43
Health Resources and Services Administration 35 $44,954.31
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 35 $37,877.69
Goddard Space Flight Center 34 $30,850.82
International Trade Administration 34 $40,723.85
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 33 $46,237.21
U.S. Agency for International Development 33 $47,396.45
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 32 $46,804.91
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 31 $41,142.61
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 30 $38,993.20
Bureau of the Public Debt 29 $30,667.14
U.S. Trustee Program 29 $44,062.69
Departmental Offices 29 $39,524.41
Bureau of Labor Statistics 28 $37,114.50
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 27 $48,649.48
U.S. International Trade Commission 27 $46,296.59
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 27 $40,796.56
National Gallery of Art 26 $43,692.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 25 $40,478.16
National Transportation Safety Board 25 $47,257.80
General Counsel (Department of Veterans Affairs) 25 $31,584.92
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 24 $48,556.83
Economic Research Service 24 $47,949.42
Selective Service System 24 $43,286.29
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 24 $40,750.96
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 22 $29,775.77
National Agricultural Statistics Service 22 $42,262.50
Pretrial Services Agency 21 $43,131.43
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 21 $49,114.14
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 20 $44,786.00
Federal Transit Administration 20 $42,075.95
Departmental Administration 19 $37,183.37
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 18 $38,905.17
Pipeline/Hazardous Materials Safety Administration 18 $42,372.28
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 18 $43,820.89
Office of Senior Coordinator for New England 17 $40,570.76
Office of National Drug Control Policy 17 $43,101.59
Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight 17 $54,614.35
Ames Research Center 17 $50,382.94
Mine Safety and Health Administration 16 $40,223.88
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Education) 16 $33,105.44
Office of Management (Department of Education) 16 $43,782.25
Office of Senior Coordinator for Northwest/Alaska 16 $37,906.38
Office of Thrift Supervision 16 $54,917.06
Immigration Office of Secretary of Education 15 $45,124.33
National Endowment for the Arts 15 $39,836.07
Federal Technology Service 15 $39,412.73
Federal Election Commission 15 $40,615.53
National Security Council 15 $53,593.60
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 14 $33,750.79
Office of Secretary of Labor 14 $45,110.79
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 14 $42,620.50
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 13 $50,713.15
Ous Management 13 $24,269.85
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 13 $26,620.46
Office of Administration 13 $44,154.08
Office of Postsecondary Education 13 $49,678.54
Office of Vocational and Adult Education 13 $43,097.31
Office of Senior Coordinator for Great Plains 13 $38,451.46
U.S. Institute of Peace 13 $34,245.54
Offices of the Regional Administrators 13 $15,224.33
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 12 $43,392.17
Assistant Secretary for Human Resources Management 12 $40,238.75
Federal Maritime Commission 12 $45,442.92
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 12 $34,977.08
Consumer Product Safety Commission 12 $43,707.00
National Endowment for the Humanities 11 $40,534.18
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 11 $46,374.73
Employee Benefits Security Administration 11 $40,133.55
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 11 $51,218.27
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 11 $49,494.64
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 11 $43,600.55
Council of Economic Advisers 10 $55,113.10
Office of Justice Programs 10 $37,713.30
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 10 $36,666.00
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 10 $50,468.00
Risk Management Agency 10 $43,634.70
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 10 $48,023.00
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regulation 10 $40,800.40
Office of Disability Employment Policy 9 $37,208.67
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 9 $42,428.22
Institute of Education Sciences 9 $40,229.89
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 9 $46,450.89
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 9 $47,889.89
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 8 $46,878.75
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 8 $51,585.75
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 8 $41,671.00
Bureau of Economic Analysis 8 $43,670.75
Board of Veterans Appeals 8 $36,612.25
Office of the Human Resources Management 8 $41,589.25
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 8 $47,365.88
Federal Labor Relations Authority 8 $58,514.13
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 8 $49,811.88
Minority Business Development Agency 7 $45,316.71
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 7 $41,804.71
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs 7 $44,177.71
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 7 $52,012.14
Morris K. Udall & Stewart L. Udall Foundation 7 $26,654.71
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 7 $39,107.14
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Resolution 7 $45,417.43
Farm Credit Administration 6 $42,757.83
National Appeals Division 6 $34,729.50
Office of Communications and Outreach 6 $39,619.83
International-American Foundation 6 $37,004.83
National Mediation Board 6 $47,059.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Education) 6 $47,188.67
Office of Departmental Operations and Coordinator 6 $37,745.17
Office of the Secretary (Department of Veterans Affairs) 6 $42,716.83
Us-Visit 6 $31,429.33
Economic Development Administration 6 $46,165.83
National Institute of Food & Agriculture 5 $38,519.60
Dryden Flight Research Center 5 $40,954.80
Rural Business-Cooperative Service 5 $45,093.60
Government National Mortgage Association 5 $51,639.20
Langley Research Center 5 $29,903.20
National Technical Information Service 5 $34,433.40
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 5 $39,575.80
Science and Technology Directorate 5 $34,175.40
Office of Special Counsel 5 $35,830.80
Administration for Community Living 5 $40,541.40
Council on Environmental Quality/Office of Environmental Quality 4 $18,575.00
Office of Small and Disadvantaged Bus Utilization 4 $38,745.75
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 4 $32,310.50
Office of the Secretary of Housing & Urban Development Department 4 $30,520.50
Office of Innovation and Improvement 4 $44,156.50
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 4 $37,460.50
Office of Governmentwide Policy 4 $32,288.25
Office of Healthy Homes & Lead Hazard Control 4 $32,457.75
4 $51,715.00
Department of Veterans Affairs 4 $28,714.75
Federal Housing Finance Board 4 $31,708.25
Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation 4 $43,541.25
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Congressional Affairs 4 $45,949.75
Civil Rights 4 $41,744.75
Trade and Development Agency 4 $40,022.75
Office of Equal Employment Opportunity 4 $42,835.75
Office of the Executive Secretariat 4 $41,951.50
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture) 4 $44,419.00
Bureau of International Labor Affairs 4 $44,942.00
Assistant Secretary for Congress & Intergovernmental Relations 4 $44,454.25
Office of Science and Technology Policy 3 $47,260.67
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation 3 $47,598.00
Office of Field Policy and Management 3 $41,432.33
Bureau of Industry and Security 3 $44,906.00
Office of Communications (Department of Agriculture) 3 $32,463.00
Architectural & Transportation Barrier Compliance Board 3 $35,548.00
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Education) 3 $37,710.33
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 3 $39,883.00
Commission on Civil Rights 3 $36,485.67
Office of Government Ethics 3 $39,344.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 3 $41,136.67
Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools 3 $44,170.00
Office of General Services Administration Innovative Technologies 3 $46,418.33
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 3 $48,387.67
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Planning & Evaluation 3 $49,625.00
Office of the Secretary of Agriculture 3 $58,086.33
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 3 $57,874.67
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 2 $19,730.00
Surface Transportation Board 2 $29,811.00
U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness 2 $40,770.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Human Resolution & Administration 2 $49,207.00
Appalachian Regional Commission 2 $53,735.50
Office of Legislation and Congressional Affairs 2 $46,457.00
Marine Mammal Commission 2 $45,306.50
American Battle Monuments Commission 2 $39,763.00
Office of the Chief Economist 2 $34,209.00
Merit Systems Protection Board 2 $37,636.00
Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technology 2 $44,660.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 2 $43,761.00
Women's Bureau 2 $43,133.50
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development 2 $45,417.50
Office of English Language Acquisition 2 $47,973.00
Community Relations Service 1 $51,036.00
National Capital Planning Commission 1 $37,211.00
Office of Assistant Secretary for Policy 1 $35,093.00
Occupational Safety & Health Review Commission 1 $32,966.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 1 $36,157.00
African Development Foundation 1 $46,088.00
Commission of Fine Arts 1 $46,088.00
Office of Congressional & Intergovernmental Affairs (General Services Administration) 1 $42,543.00
Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission 1 $36,633.00
Board of Contract Appeals 1 $38,997.00
National Institute for Literacy 1 $49,728.00
Office of the Chief Acquisition Officer 1 $49,728.00
Committee for Purchase from People Blind or Severely Disabled 1 $47,111.00
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 1 $40,570.00
Office of Congressional & Intergovernmental Affairs (Department of Labor) 1 $52,036.00
Chemical Safety/Hazard Investigation Board 1 $53,481.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Program & Data Analysis 1 $53,481.00
National Center for Veterans Analysis and Statistics 1 $56,371.00
Office of Assistant Secretary Public & Intergovernmental Affairs 1 $43,365.00
Economics and Statistics Administration 1 $62,086.00
Immediate Office of the Assistant Secretary for Management 1 $54,124.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary Intergovernmental Affairs 1 $60,494.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Policy & Planning 1 $68,209.00
Rural Utilities Service 1 $18,575.00
Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation 1 $37,191.00
James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation 1 $52,036.00
Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation 1 $27,131.00

Miscellaneous Clerk and Assistant Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Miscellaneous Clerk and Assistant is $35,143.64. The highest paid Miscellaneous Clerk and Assistant made $123,901 in 2005.

Common Miscellaneous Clerk and Assistant Payscales

Payscale Number of Miscellaneous Clerk And Assistant Employees
GS - General Schedule 51,819
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 2,482
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 400
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 388
CG - Corporate Graded 297
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 258
ZS - Administrative Support 220
VC - Canteen Service 184
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 130
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 116
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 99
PG - Printing Office Grades 85
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 66
CY - Contract Education--school Year 50
CE - Contract Education--year Long 42
CU - Credit Union Employees 39
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 36
MA - Milk Marketing 21
OF - Ofc Of Fed Housing Enterprise Oversight 17
TG - Ofc Of Thrift Supervision Salary Schedul 16
HU - Haskell Indian Nations Univ Demo Project 15
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 11
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 7
TS - Federal Housing Finance Board Step Sys. 4
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 2
PJ - Gpo, Afge, 12% Night Rate 2
PU - Gpo, White-collar, 10% Night Rate 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 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
Electronics TechnicalTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Supply Clerical and TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Closed Microphone ReportingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Animal Health TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Office Automation Clerical and AssistanceClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Miscellaneous Clerk And Assistant Pay Trend from 2004 to 2021

In 2004, the average pay for a Miscellaneous Clerk and Assistant was $34,088. Since then, the average pay has increased to $45,699 in 2021.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0303.

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