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- Federal Salaries of 2018

Pay Rates for ""

How much does a in the federal government get paid? $41,363.36* *Based on the 2018 average.

was the 143rd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2018, with 1,323 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2018, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Office Automation Clerical And Assistance, with an average salary of $41,250.

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 200 $41,250.44
Forest Service 168 $36,349.59
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 96 $41,760.88
Indian Health Service 75 $38,163.83
Bureau of the Census 70 $41,425.17
Agricultural Research Service 51 $39,338.35
U.S. Coast Guard 48 $48,745.85
Indian Affairs 36 $37,356.47
National Labor Relations Board 34 $44,832.35
National Institutes of Health 34 $33,800.74
Food and Drug Administration 28 $45,997.36
Social Security Administration 27 $45,104.19
Natural Resources Conservation Service 25 $43,779.28
Small Business Administration 25 $42,507.40
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 25 $38,950.24
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 22 $41,975.95
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 21 $40,066.62
Geological Survey 19 $38,182.05
National Park Service 19 $41,448.16
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 16 $0.00
Environmental Protection Agency 15 $49,568.53
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 15 $49,920.93
Bureau of Reclamation 14 $34,486.79
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 14 $39,997.21
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 14 $45,151.43
National Institute of Standards and Technology 12 $46,630.92
National Agricultural Statistics Service 10 $48,254.80
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 10 $45,852.70
Mine Safety and Health Administration 9 $50,654.22
Office of Comptroller of Currency 8 $56,827.13
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 8 $40,728.50
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 8 $40,111.25
Veterans Benefits Administration 7 $39,181.71
Agricultural Marketing Service 7 $39,883.43
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 6 $42,035.50
Bureau of Land Management 5 $42,309.60
Government Printing Office 5 $49,333.80
Food Safety and Inspection Service 5 $45,533.40
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 4 $37,225.25
Rural Housing Service 4 $41,676.25
Department of State 4 $44,962.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 4 $34,532.25
National Archives and Records Administration 4 $42,659.25
Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals 4 $38,327.25
Department of Energy 3 $43,465.33
Employee Benefits Security Administration 3 $42,675.67
Employment and Training Administration 3 $40,238.67
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 3 $36,493.67
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 3 $42,702.67
Office of Secretary of Labor 3 $51,539.00
U.S. Trustee Program 3 $50,380.33
Railroad Retirement Board 3 $46,696.00
Rural Business-Cooperative Service 3 $52,981.67
Internal Revenue Service 3 $43,344.33
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 3 $38,074.67
Health Resources and Services Administration 3 $43,138.00
Federal Communications Commission 3 $39,246.33
Bureau of Labor Statistics 2 $48,176.00
Office for Civil Rights 2 $40,103.00
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 2 $47,171.00
Bureau of Economic Analysis 2 $54,945.00
Food and Nutrition Service 2 $47,812.50
National Cemetery Administration 2 $44,786.50
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 2 $52,799.50
Departmental Offices 2 $64,699.00
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 2 $32,428.00
Departmental Administration 1 $55,431.00
Homeland Security Staff 1 $34,752.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $45,961.00
Institute of Museum and Library Services 1 $44,488.00
Agency for International Development 1 $41,121.00
Architectural & Transportation Barrier Compliance Board 1 $52,579.00
Economic Development Administration 1 $51,944.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 1 $0.00
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 1 $38,834.00
Office of Labor-Management Standards 1 $41,071.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Education) 1 $39,991.00
Risk Management Agency 1 $36,378.00
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 1 $45,005.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 1 $36,593.00
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 1 $58,628.00
Economic Research Service 1 $50,682.00
General Counsel (Department of Veterans Affairs) 1 $41,121.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Veterans Affairs) 1 $40,871.00
Utah Reclamation Mitigation & Conservation Commission 1 $30,510.00
U.S. Mint 1 $0.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 1 $52,579.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 1 $47,171.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 1 $42,793.00
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation 1 $52,579.00
Administration for Children and Families 1 $45,823.00
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 1 $50,721.00
Program Support Center 1 $49,928.00
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 1 $43,541.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 1 $58,428.00
Public Buildings Service 1 $42,151.00
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 1 $53,414.00

Pay Distribution

The average pay for a is $41,363.36. The highest paid made $80,485 in 2018.

Common Payscales

Payscale Number of Office Automation Clerical And Assistance Employees
GS - General Schedule 1,263
ZS - Administrative Support 28
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 15
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 8
PG - Printing Office Grades 5
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 4

Starting Paygrade: $19,738.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $59,907.00 / 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 2018

In 2004, the average pay for a was $28,247. Since then, the average pay has increased to $41,363 in 2018.

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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