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Passport and Visa Examiner - Federal Salaries of 2018

Pay Rates for "Passport and Visa Examiner"

How much does a Passport and Visa Examiner in the federal government get paid? $73,332.38* *Based on the 2018 average.

Passport and Visa Examiner was the 126th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2018, with 1,698 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2018, the Department of State hired the most employees titled Passport And Visa Examining, with an average salary of $73,320.

Government Passport And Visa Examining jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Passport And Visa Examining job is GS-4, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-15. 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 positions that involve managing, supervising, or performing administrative work concerned with adjudicating applications for United States passports or visas, including related work involving determining citizenship or fitness of noncitizens for admission to the United States.

Administrative and Management positions have a wide range of responsibilities. Management does not refer specifically to supervisors who directly manage organizations or teams. Rather jobs in this category deal with managing systems or processes such as finances, security systems, training programs, or marketing. For employees in this job category, promotions are typically given 2 grade increments at a time until GS-12 is reached.

Agencies that have hired a Passport and Visa Examiner

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Department of State 1,693 $73,319.58
Drug Enforcement Administration 3 $78,917.67
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2 $75,791.00

Passport and Visa Examiner Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Passport and Visa Examiner is $73,332.38. The highest paid Passport and Visa Examiner made $161,900 in 2018.

Common Passport and Visa Examiner Payscales

Payscale Number of Passport And Visa Examining Employees
GS - General Schedule 1,695
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 2
EX - Executive Pay 1

Starting Paygrade: $27,184.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $143,598.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Administrative and Management
Occupation Family: 0900 LEGAL AND KINDRED GROUP

Other Jobs at the GS-4 Paygrade

GS-4 is the starting paygrade for Passport and Visa Examining jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-4 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
PurchasingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Biological Science TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Construction Control TechnicalTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Clerk-TypistClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
RealtyAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15

Average Passport And Visa Examining Pay Trend from 2004 to 2018

In 2004, the average pay for a Passport and Visa Examiner was $59,578. Since then, the average pay has increased to $73,332 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 0967.

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