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Miscellaneous Clerk and Assistant - Federal Salaries of 2009

Pay Rates for "Miscellaneous Clerk and Assistant"

How much does a Miscellaneous Clerk and Assistant in the federal government get paid? $39,690.94* *Based on the 2009 average.
58,012 EMPLOYEES
$2.3B TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Miscellaneous Clerk and Assistant was the 2nd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2009, with 58,012 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2009, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Miscellaneous Clerk And Assistant, with an average salary of $39,715.

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 16,259 $39,714.55
Bureau of the Census 8,475 $31,371.92
Internal Revenue Service 4,261 $33,807.69
National Park Service 2,174 $34,028.02
Federal Bureau of Investigation 2,071 $51,411.64
Office of Personnel Management 1,371 $30,852.76
Social Security Administration 1,249 $42,636.94
National Institutes of Health 1,242 $46,786.02
Federal Aviation Administration 1,134 $37,079.01
Forest Service 921 $40,894.51
Veterans Benefits Administration 845 $36,062.94
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 739 $31,400.19
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 723 $54,807.45
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 700 $41,009.68
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 607 $40,613.14
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 548 $40,194.55
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 515 $42,551.76
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 482 $51,564.08
Drug Enforcement Administration 481 $43,400.19
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 477 $38,601.69
Indian Affairs 422 $40,253.93
Bureau of Land Management 419 $36,770.55
Department of Energy 410 $67,432.53
U.S. Coast Guard 363 $43,866.18
Federal Emergency Management Agency 353 $43,671.70
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 343 $47,330.07
Food and Drug Administration 341 $45,796.63
Natural Resources Conservation Service 339 $41,630.17
Department of State 315 $44,935.52
National Cemetery Administration 310 $40,506.77
Offices, Boards and Divisions 304 $38,244.02
Geological Survey 297 $45,548.61
Agricultural Research Service 251 $46,211.11
Environmental Protection Agency 243 $47,225.30
Indian Health Service 201 $41,917.07
U.S. Secret Service 200 $33,944.58
Bureau of Reclamation 196 $36,576.12
Small Business Administration 195 $42,105.55
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 192 $38,305.02
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 181 $45,233.58
Employment Standards Administration 181 $45,825.93
Federal Highway Administration 177 $46,050.67
Office of Comptroller of Currency 157 $63,249.43
U.S. Marshals Service 154 $44,823.91
Financial Management Service 139 $43,369.83
Transportation Security Administration 137 $39,252.34
Agricultural Marketing Service 133 $41,651.86
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 124 $42,673.98
Executive Office for Immigration Review 120 $30,883.98
National Institute of Standards and Technology 116 $41,473.46
Public Buildings Service 114 $43,156.34
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 112 $44,862.91
National Science Foundation 110 $47,519.05
Federal Communications Commission 108 $54,416.82
Assistant Secretary for Administration 104 $39,181.24
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 100 $47,453.79
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 99 $62,682.09
Farm Service Agency 94 $42,942.16
National Labor Relations Board 85 $47,516.65
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 85 $46,922.61
Securities and Exchange Commission 85 $55,434.82
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 85 $43,654.16
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 83 $48,335.56
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 82 $44,281.38
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 79 $45,302.29
Office of the Director 77 $44,585.75
National Archives and Records Administration 77 $33,281.97
Peace Corps 77 $43,970.56
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 76 $45,403.61
Office of Senior Coordinator for Midwest 72 $47,464.69
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 72 $46,540.40
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 71 $36,354.38
Government Printing Office 68 $43,008.51
Export-Import Bank of the United States 68 $63,301.38
Federal Student Aid 67 $48,510.19
Office of Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 67 $48,245.16
Rural Housing Service 64 $36,775.73
Office of Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 64 $47,062.03
Food Safety and Inspection Service 60 $40,604.77
Patent and Trademark Office 59 $51,213.22
Foreign Agricultural Service 56 $51,272.73
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 53 $34,554.68
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 51 $44,352.96
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 47 $47,418.94
Maritime Administration 47 $45,965.11
Bureau of the Public Debt 46 $36,906.15
Food and Nutrition Service 45 $42,791.53
National Credit Union Administration 44 $50,461.59
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 42 $57,102.40
Program Support Center 41 $52,538.39
Office of Management and Budget 40 $54,841.25
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 40 $46,393.03
Office of Senior Coordinator for Rocky Mountains 40 $45,949.45
Corporation for National and Community Service 40 $45,288.13
Goddard Space Flight Center 40 $38,047.40
Veterans Employment and Training Service 39 $43,978.67
Federal Railroad Administration 39 $47,619.77
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 39 $44,877.31
Railroad Retirement Board 37 $46,795.46
U.S. Mint 36 $47,842.89
Federal Trade Commission 35 $46,893.51
Employment and Training Administration 34 $50,152.50
Broadcasting Board of Governors 34 $54,886.85
Presidio Trust 33 $49,214.55
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 32 $43,743.69
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 30 $40,201.40
National Gallery of Art 30 $51,038.53
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 29 $50,587.07
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 29 $60,075.97
Federal Transit Administration 28 $51,261.96
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 28 $53,142.64
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 27 $45,497.70
Agency for International Development 27 $48,857.37
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 27 $45,964.85
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 27 $43,800.04
Headquarters, Nasa 27 $55,657.63
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 27 $38,130.93
Health Resources and Services Administration 26 $52,685.38
Federal Housing Finance Agency 26 $2,297.17
Office of Justice Programs 26 $46,101.65
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 25 $57,708.08
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 25 $55,863.28
Office of Secretary of Labor 25 $53,395.00
Office for Civil Rights 25 $46,289.24
Administration for Children and Families 24 $48,069.92
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 24 $53,074.58
U.S. Trustee Program 24 $51,322.33
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 24 $48,263.88
Federal Acquisition Service 24 $47,849.96
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 24 $54,778.17
Departmental Administration 23 $48,794.09
Pretrial Services Agency 22 $47,225.77
General Counsel (Department of Veterans Affairs) 22 $39,130.77
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 21 $34,807.00
Langley Research Center 21 $42,440.81
Office of Secretary of Transportation 21 $52,360.62
Office of Senior Coordinator for Northwest/Alaska 20 $39,311.90
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 20 $59,820.50
Bureau of Labor Statistics 20 $48,671.35
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 19 $56,350.84
Selective Service System 19 $50,182.89
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 19 $48,567.74
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 19 $49,193.53
Office of Senior Coordinator for Great Plains 19 $40,185.63
International Trade Administration 19 $51,469.53
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 18 $54,885.39
U.S. International Trade Commission 18 $51,702.67
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 18 $44,695.78
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 17 $52,232.82
John F. Kennedy Space Center 17 $43,695.06
National Transportation Safety Board 17 $50,145.12
Mine Safety and Health Administration 17 $46,545.35
Board of Veterans Appeals 16 $33,861.75
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 15 $51,779.80
Office of Thrift Supervision 15 $66,570.93
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 15 $52,998.27
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 15 $46,763.67
Office of Healthy Homes & Lead Hazard Control 14 $36,690.77
Risk Management Agency 14 $48,870.43
National Agricultural Statistics Service 14 $49,538.57
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 13 $52,266.54
Departmental Offices 13 $38,740.23
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 13 $34,693.15
Offices of the Regional Administrators 13 $19,461.08
Office of Administration 12 $47,385.25
National Endowment for the Humanities 12 $48,698.42
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 12 $40,035.58
Office of Senior Coordinator for New England 12 $47,543.17
Ames Research Center 12 $61,922.75
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 12 $48,205.75
Assistant Secretary for Human Resources Management 12 $44,499.50
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 11 $49,183.45
Office of Management (Department of Education) 11 $42,793.09
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 11 $51,254.64
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 10 $58,987.40
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 10 $61,403.10
Federal Election Commission 10 $48,556.10
Federal Maritime Commission 10 $49,745.00
Bureau of Economic Analysis 10 $41,513.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Education) 10 $43,422.20
Office of Postsecondary Education 10 $58,024.80
Office of Vocational and Adult Education 10 $58,101.50
Office of Special Counsel 10 $45,771.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 10 $49,221.70
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 10 $47,727.40
Civil Rights 9 $31,389.33
National Endowment for the Arts 9 $46,557.22
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 9 $57,742.33
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 9 $52,648.67
International-American Foundation 9 $43,528.78
Consumer Product Safety Commission 8 $52,416.25
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 8 $49,479.25
Office of the Chief Procurement Officer 8 $38,627.50
Employee Benefits Security Administration 8 $45,676.13
Office of Communications and Outreach 8 $45,287.63
Council on Environmental Quality/Office of Environmental Quality 8 $36,346.13
Rural Utilities Service 8 $44,218.88
Economic Research Service 8 $57,092.88
Office of National Drug Control Policy 8 $65,193.38
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 8 $61,149.75
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 7 $52,262.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 7 $57,931.86
Council of Economic Advisers 7 $69,661.14
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 7 $48,184.57
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 7 $30,064.14
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regulation 7 $48,355.29
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 7 $34,097.43
John C. Stennis Space Center 7 $48,074.57
Valles Caldera Trust 6 $36,036.83
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation 6 $57,722.00
Office of Field Policy and Management 6 $43,164.17
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 6 $43,336.17
Federal Labor Relations Authority 6 $60,696.00
National Technical Information Service 6 $45,629.67
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 6 $64,555.67
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Education) 6 $43,332.17
Office of Innovation and Improvement 6 $52,344.17
Ous for Science and Technology 5 $35,883.00
Office of the Secretary of Housing & Urban Development Department 5 $44,435.20
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Resolution 5 $56,508.20
Government National Mortgage Association 5 $65,505.00
National Appeals Division 5 $36,366.60
Office of Communications (Department of Agriculture) 5 $34,713.20
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 5 $49,019.00
Institute of Education Sciences 5 $58,090.80
Farm Credit Administration 5 $55,530.80
Office of Government Ethics 5 $49,705.50
Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer 5 $51,104.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Veterans Affairs) 4 $48,558.25
Armed Forces Retirement Home 4 $45,677.25
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs 4 $55,943.50
Department of Veterans Affairs 4 $59,326.75
Assistant Secretary for Congress & Intergovernmental Relations 4 $37,615.75
Office of Equal Employment Opportunity 4 $50,124.75
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture) 4 $51,476.00
Coop State Research, Educ, & Exten Service 4 $40,604.75
Minority Business Development Agency 4 $48,532.25
Immigration Office of Secretary of Education 4 $54,898.50
Morris K Udall Scholarship...foundation 4 $30,908.50
Trade and Development Agency 4 $48,949.25
4 $57,485.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 3 $46,018.33
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Congressional Affairs 3 $53,027.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 3 $39,928.00
Office of Departmental Operations and Coordinator 3 $36,328.00
Bureau of Industry and Security 3 $52,127.50
Center for Faith-Based & Commission Initiatives 3 $43,954.33
Women's Bureau 3 $51,743.00
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development 3 $51,043.33
Office of General Services Administration Innovative Technologies 3 $55,434.00
Rural Business-Cooperative Service 3 $46,617.33
National Mediation Board 3 $58,063.67
Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation 3 $49,129.33
Surface Transportation Board 2 $47,392.50
Office of Congressional & Intergovernmental Affairs (General Services Administration) 2 $42,252.00
Assistant Secretary for Diversity & Inclusion 2 $73,780.50
American Battle Monuments Commission 2 $48,830.00
Commission on Civil Rights 2 $42,676.00
Office of the Executive Secretariat 2 $44,596.00
Economic Development Administration 2 $44,977.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 2 $42,727.00
Economics and Statistics Administration 2 $49,856.50
Office of the Secretary of Agriculture 2 $67,379.50
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 2 $37,569.00
Appalachian Regional Commission 2 $66,774.50
Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs 2 $22,934.50
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Education) 2 $44,324.00
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 2 $77,747.50
Marine Mammal Commission 2 $50,869.50
Office of Legislation and Congressional Affairs 2 $40,128.00
James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation 2 $53,904.50
Dryden Flight Research Center 2 $47,007.50
Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools 2 $54,284.50
Architectural & Transportation Barrier Compliance Board 2 $51,043.50
National Security Council 2 $37,702.00
Election Assistance Commission 2 $46,030.50
Occupational Safety & Health Review Commission 2 $38,863.50
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 2 $44,854.00
Office of Governmentwide Policy 1 $54,074.00
Arctic Research Commission 1 $40,792.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Policy & Planning 1 $31,736.00
Merit Systems Protection Board 1 $49,453.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Public & International Affairs 1 $73,683.00
Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation 1 $31,305.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary Intergovernmental & International Affairs 1 $64,763.00
Commission of Fine Arts 1 $51,404.00
Commission on Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction 1 $40,000.00
Bureau of International Labor Affairs 1 $48,682.00
Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission 1 $63,851.00
Office of Congressional & Intergovernmental Affairs (Department of Labor) 1 $65,837.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 1 $46,971.00
Office of Disability Employment Policy 1 $44,499.00
Committee for Purchase from People Blind or Severely Disabled 1 $56,290.00
Office of English Language Acquisition 1 $72,164.00
Administration for Community Living 1 $72,414.00
Chemical Safety/Hazard Investigation Board 1 $46,705.00
Interagency Council on the Homeless 1 $41,210.00
Homeland Security Staff 1 $306.00
Office of Citizen Services and Communicatns 1 $64,051.00
Office of the Chief Economist 1 $45,332.00

Miscellaneous Clerk and Assistant Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Miscellaneous Clerk and Assistant is $39,690.94. The highest paid Miscellaneous Clerk and Assistant made $152,906 in 2009.

Common Miscellaneous Clerk and Assistant Payscales

Payscale Number of Miscellaneous Clerk And Assistant Employees
GS - General Schedule 51,851
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 2,073
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 850
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 615
CG - Corporate Graded 482
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 375
ZS - Administrative Support 313
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 284
VC - Canteen Service 167
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 157
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 137
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 114
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 85
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 78
CE - Contract Education--year Long 70
PG - Printing Office Grades 66
AO - Management Support Career Path 59
CY - Contract Education--school Year 50
NU - Nnsa Technician And Admin Support 48
CU - Credit Union Employees 44
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 39
** - 26
TG - Ofc Of Thrift Supervision Salary Schedul 15
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 6
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 5
PU - Gpo, White-collar, 10% Night Rate 2
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 1

Starting Paygrade: $18,785.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $57,015.00 / 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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