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- Federal Salaries of 2020

Pay Rates for ""

How much does a in the federal government get paid? $44,253.91* *Based on the 2020 average.

was the 175th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2020, with 907 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2020, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Office Automation Clerical And Assistance, with an average salary of $45,117.

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 136 $45,116.92
Forest Service 94 $38,988.46
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 85 $44,204.32
Indian Health Service 61 $41,406.25
Bureau of the Census 58 $45,055.71
Agricultural Research Service 44 $40,808.77
U.S. Coast Guard 38 $50,773.26
National Institutes of Health 34 $36,944.06
Indian Affairs 25 $40,757.72
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 22 $0.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 19 $40,967.00
Social Security Administration 18 $47,694.50
Food and Drug Administration 16 $47,798.80
Small Business Administration 15 $47,451.67
Geological Survey 15 $39,106.07
National Park Service 14 $43,897.43
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 14 $43,955.64
Natural Resources Conservation Service 13 $49,597.15
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 12 $41,804.58
Customs and Border Protection 12 $46,413.50
Environmental Protection Agency 11 $55,500.64
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 11 $55,993.91
Bureau of Reclamation 9 $36,403.56
Mine Safety and Health Administration 7 $56,247.57
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 6 $35,653.33
Health Resources and Services Administration 6 $43,080.00
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 6 $0.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 5 $52,412.80
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 5 $46,227.60
Veterans Benefits Administration 5 $45,592.40
Agricultural Marketing Service 5 $44,884.60
Government Printing Office 4 $51,905.00
Rural Housing Service 4 $44,260.50
National Agricultural Statistics Service 4 $55,053.75
Citizenship and Immigration Services 4 $39,387.00
Office of Comptroller of Currency 4 $65,075.00
Employee Benefits Security Administration 3 $47,237.33
Office of Secretary of Labor 3 $55,286.00
Food Safety and Inspection Service 3 $48,696.33
Internal Revenue Service 3 $46,694.00
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 3 $45,900.67
Railroad Retirement Board 2 $52,321.00
National Archives and Records Administration 2 $45,534.00
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 2 $51,082.00
U.S. Trustee Program 2 $52,849.00
Bureau of Economic Analysis 2 $61,079.50
National Cemetery Administration 2 $42,916.00
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 2 $57,174.50
Bureau of Land Management 2 $52,619.00
Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals 2 $32,925.00
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2 $53,308.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 2 $39,008.50
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 2 $39,549.00
U.S. Secret Service 1 $35,119.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 1 $51,082.00
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 1 $49,639.00
Employment and Training Administration 1 $43,728.00
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 1 $42,684.00
Office of Labor-Management Standards 1 $45,652.00
Department of Energy 1 $37,244.00
Office for Civil Rights 1 $42,741.00
Office of Intergovernmental and Interagency Affairs 1 $44,482.00
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 1 $56,939.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $38,630.00
Public Buildings Service 1 $45,652.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 1 $45,977.00
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation 1 $56,939.00
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 1 $54,539.00
Program Support Center 1 $55,001.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 1 $63,267.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $35,955.00
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 1 $49,432.00
Architectural & Transportation Barrier Compliance Board 1 $60,023.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $51,082.00
Homeland Security Staff 1 $37,079.00
Risk Management Agency 1 $41,078.00
Departmental Offices 1 $70,072.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 1 $56,939.00
Department of State 1 $68,275.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 1 $40,667.00

Pay Distribution

The average pay for a is $44,253.91. The highest paid made $87,069 in 2020.

Common Payscales

Payscale Number of Office Automation Clerical And Assistance Employees
GS - General Schedule 854
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 25
ZS - Administrative Support 17
PG - Printing Office Grades 4
NB - Office Of The Comptroller Of The Currency Only 4
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not Elsewhere Specified 3

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 2020

In 2004, the average pay for a was $28,247. Since then, the average pay has increased to $44,254 in 2020.

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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