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- Federal Salaries of 2016

Pay Rates for ""

How much does a in the federal government get paid? $39,484.53* *Based on the 2016 average.

was the 131st most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2016, with 1,601 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2016, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Office Automation Clerical And Assistance, with an average salary of $40,202.

Government Office Automation Clerical And Assistance jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Office Automation Clerical And Assistance 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 all positions the primary duties of which are to perform office automation work, which includes word processing, either solely or in combination with clerical work, when such work is performed in the context of general office clerical support. Also included are positions that supervise work characteristic of this occupation when the knowledge, skills, and abilities for general office automation support work are essential requirements of the supervisory position. Positions in this occupation require: (1) knowledge of general office automation software, practices, and procedures; (2) competitive level proficiency in typing; and (3) ability to apply these knowledges and skills in the performance of general office support work.

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

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Veterans Health Administration 276 $40,201.83
Forest Service 256 $34,244.36
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 134 $39,096.27
Bureau of the Census 94 $40,160.65
Indian Health Service 82 $36,665.30
U.S. Coast Guard 71 $41,657.38
National Labor Relations Board 70 $41,452.01
Agricultural Research Service 69 $37,678.93
Social Security Administration 44 $42,343.09
Food and Drug Administration 40 $44,046.28
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 39 $36,947.21
Indian Affairs 36 $37,214.97
Natural Resources Conservation Service 35 $40,593.03
National Park Service 35 $37,052.51
National Institutes of Health 33 $32,324.94
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 30 $37,264.23
Small Business Administration 29 $40,914.72
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 29 $40,435.69
National Institute of Standards and Technology 25 $41,013.20
Geological Survey 25 $37,083.32
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 21 $46,294.48
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 20 $43,726.10
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 19 $34,824.84
Environmental Protection Agency 18 $47,040.39
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 17 $41,042.35
Bureau of Reclamation 17 $33,346.12
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 16 $39,302.06
Agricultural Marketing Service 16 $37,469.44
Veterans Benefits Administration 14 $37,647.64
Mine Safety and Health Administration 13 $48,613.62
National Cemetery Administration 12 $34,866.83
Bureau of Land Management 12 $37,566.83
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 12 $44,736.25
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 12 $28,730.25
National Agricultural Statistics Service 11 $47,283.55
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 10 $37,692.30
Food Safety and Inspection Service 9 $41,773.11
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 9 $41,520.89
National Archives and Records Administration 9 $38,946.56
Office of Comptroller of Currency 8 $55,922.88
Employment and Training Administration 7 $40,532.00
Health Resources and Services Administration 5 $38,458.40
Rural Housing Service 5 $40,358.40
Government Printing Office 5 $46,663.80
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 5 $30,578.60
Internal Revenue Service 5 $41,168.20
Public Buildings Service 5 $36,464.60
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 5 $34,074.40
U.S. Trustee Program 4 $48,701.50
Office of Secretary of Labor 4 $46,533.00
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 4 $35,249.00
Employee Benefits Security Administration 4 $38,460.00
Rural Business-Cooperative Service 3 $44,369.67
Federal Emergency Management Agency 3 $42,788.67
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 3 $35,976.67
Railroad Retirement Board 3 $45,227.67
Wage and Hour Division 3 $29,499.67
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 2 $50,580.00
General Counsel (Department of Veterans Affairs) 2 $40,554.00
Civil Rights 2 $25,364.00
Departmental Administration 2 $46,247.50
Office of Justice Programs 2 $26,519.50
Economic Research Service 2 $49,082.00
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 2 $49,083.50
Coop State Research, Educ, & Exten Service 2 $46,227.00
Bureau of Labor Statistics 2 $45,917.00
Food and Nutrition Service 2 $45,850.50
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 2 $36,555.00
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 2 $36,231.00
Department of Energy 2 $47,649.00
Bureau of Economic Analysis 2 $51,507.50
Office for Civil Rights 2 $38,952.00
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 2 $39,753.50
Federal Communications Commission 2 $39,616.50
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management 2 $40,365.00
Economic Development Administration 1 $48,800.00
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 1 $49,082.00
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 1 $43,560.00
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 1 $38,335.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 1 $56,370.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 1 $31,069.00
U.S. Mint 1 $46,098.00
Program Support Center 1 $46,855.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 1 $34,136.00
Utah Reclamation Mitigation & Conservation Commission 1 $28,827.00
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 1 $42,872.00
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 1 $55,970.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Veterans Affairs) 1 $34,759.00
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 1 $49,184.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 1 $47,790.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 1 $35,217.00
Administration for Children and Families 1 $43,947.00
Federal Highway Administration 1 $43,047.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 1 $40,554.00
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation 1 $47,790.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $42,872.00
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 1 $36,505.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 1 $31,944.00
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture) 1 $35,524.00
Office of Labor-Management Standards 1 $39,357.00
Institute of Museum and Library Services 1 $38,236.00
Immigration Office of Secretary of Education 1 $53,100.00
Agency for International Development 1 $38,236.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Education) 1 $37,285.00

Pay Distribution

The average pay for a is $39,484.53. The highest paid made $78,357 in 2016.

Common Payscales

Payscale Number of Office Automation Clerical And Assistance Employees
GS - General Schedule 1,529
ZS - Administrative Support 36
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 14
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 11
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 5
PG - Printing Office Grades 5
IC - Federal Emergency Management Agency Use 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

Other Jobs at the GS-1 Paygrade

GS-1 is the starting paygrade for Office Automation Clerical and Assistance 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
Mathematics TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Supply Clerical and TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Physical Science TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Mail and FileClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Medical Supply Aide and TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Office Automation Clerical And Assistance Pay Trend from 2004 to 2016

In 2004, the average pay for a was $28,247. Since then, the average pay has increased to $39,485 in 2016.

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 0326.

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