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- Federal Salaries of 2021

Pay Rates for ""

How much does a in the federal government get paid? $45,278.71* *Based on the 2021 average.

was the 186th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2021, with 783 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2021, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Office Automation Clerical And Assistance, with an average salary of $46,027.

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.

Agencies that have hired a

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Veterans Health Administration 120 $46,026.69
Forest Service 83 $39,331.88
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 80 $44,617.04
Indian Health Service 58 $43,738.59
Bureau of the Census 55 $46,775.13
Agricultural Research Service 41 $41,353.32
National Institutes of Health 34 $38,213.38
U.S. Coast Guard 32 $53,042.94
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 20 $0.00
Social Security Administration 16 $48,427.81
Indian Affairs 14 $42,334.07
National Park Service 14 $45,006.79
Natural Resources Conservation Service 13 $48,993.38
Food and Drug Administration 13 $46,834.00
Geological Survey 12 $39,870.08
Customs and Border Protection 11 $49,974.50
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 11 $40,802.36
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 11 $40,405.18
Small Business Administration 11 $48,895.36
Environmental Protection Agency 8 $58,188.13
Mine Safety and Health Administration 7 $55,440.29
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 7 $0.00
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 6 $56,171.50
Bureau of Reclamation 6 $39,714.33
Veterans Benefits Administration 5 $46,633.80
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 5 $37,917.80
Health Resources and Services Administration 5 $48,597.20
Office of Comptroller of Currency 4 $74,322.50
4 $45,543.50
Government Printing Office 4 $52,425.50
Citizenship and Immigration Services 4 $41,221.75
Rural Housing Service 4 $44,777.50
National Institute of Standards and Technology 4 $52,739.25
Internal Revenue Service 3 $47,161.00
3 $45,193.33
Office of Secretary of Labor 3 $55,840.33
National Agricultural Statistics Service 3 $55,061.33
Agricultural Marketing Service 3 $45,632.33
Food Safety and Inspection Service 3 $50,844.67
Department of State 2 $54,322.00
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 2 $46,280.00
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2 $54,090.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 2 $39,398.50
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 2 $57,810.00
Bureau of Economic Analysis 2 $62,051.50
Employee Benefits Security Administration 2 $49,413.50
U.S. Trustee Program 2 $54,200.00
Office of Intergovernmental and Interagency Affairs 1 $44,927.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $51,592.00
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 1 $57,506.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $41,698.00
Public Buildings Service 1 $46,109.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 1 $51,272.00
Bureau of Land Management 1 $57,040.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 1 $63,906.00
Program Support Center 1 $55,550.00
Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals 1 $34,121.00
Administration for Children and Families 1 $49,982.00
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation 1 $57,506.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 1 $51,592.00
Office for Civil Rights 1 $43,169.00
Department of Energy 1 $38,792.00
Office of Labor-Management Standards 1 $46,109.00
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 1 $44,276.00
Employment and Training Administration 1 $44,165.00
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 1 $50,134.00
National Cemetery Administration 1 $51,592.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 1 $46,436.00
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 1 $36,660.00
Departmental Offices 1 $70,775.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 1 $57,506.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 1 $41,074.00
Railroad Retirement Board 1 $59,175.00
National Archives and Records Administration 1 $45,847.00

Pay Distribution

The average pay for a is $45,278.71. The highest paid made $88,898 in 2021.

Common Payscales

Payscale Number of Office Automation Clerical And Assistance Employees
GS - General Schedule 752
ZS - Administrative Support 11
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 11
PG - Printing Office Grades 4
NB - Office Of The Comptroller Of The Currency Only 4
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not Elsewhere Specified 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

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
Sales Store ClericalClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Geodetic TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Telephone OperatingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Pharmacy TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Office Automation Clerical And Assistance Pay Trend from 2004 to 2021

In 2004, the average pay for a was $28,247. Since then, the average pay has increased to $45,279 in 2021.

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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