Negative Engraver - Federal Salaries of 2008
Pay Rates for "Negative Engraver"How much does a Negative Engraver in the federal government get paid? $63,372.62* *Based on the 2008 average.
Negative Engraver was the 530th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2008, with 13 employed. The most common payscale was the nonsupervisory special schedule printing payscale.
In 2008, the Federal Aviation Administration hired the most employees titled Negative Engraving, with an average salary of $59,204.
Government Negative Engraving jobs are classified under the Federal Wage Schedule, Wage Grade (FWS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Negative Engraving job is FWS-10, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is FWS-10. 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 standard is to be used for grading nonsupervisory work involving the use of lithographic and engraving processes in making free-hand corrections, revisions, additions, or modifications on new or existing plastic, and/or film negatives and positives in connection with the reproduction of items such as charts, maps, and other similar publications. The Negative Engraver may make corrections on metal printing plates with pen and tusche. The work requires skill in using standard engraving handtools and solutions (e.g., water color brushes, various kinds of engraving and etching pens, rulers, lithographic pens, various opaques), and a number of drafting machines.
Agencies that have hired a Negative Engraver
|Agency||Employees Hired||Average Salary|
|Federal Aviation Administration||9||$59,203.56|
|Government Printing Office||4||$72,753.00|
Negative Engraver Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Negative Engraver is $63,372.62. The highest paid Negative Engraver made $75,256 in 2008.
Common Negative Engraver Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Negative Engraving Employees|
|XP - Nonsupervisory Special Schedule Printing||7|
|KN - Gpo Neg Rates/offset Strippers||4|
|XL - Leader Special Schedule Printing Employe||1|
|XS - Supervisory Special Schedule Printing Em||1|
|Starting Paygrade:||$11.56 to $26.93 / hour at paygrade FWS-10|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$11.56 to $26.93 / hour at paygrade FWS-10|
|Occupation Family:||PRINTING FAMILY|
Other Jobs at the FWS-10 Paygrade
FWS-10 is the starting paygrade for Negative Engraving jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the FWS-10 paygrade.
|Occupation||Starting Paygrade||Maximum Paygrade|
|Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic||FWS-8||FWS-11|
|Electronic Industrial Controls Mechanic||FWS-8||FWS-12|
|Electronic Measurement Equipment Mechanic||FWS-10||FWS-12|
Average Negative Engraving Pay Trend from 2004 to 2011
In 2004, the average pay for a Negative Engraver was $55,642. Since then, the average pay has increased to $79,448 in 2011.
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