Passport and Visa Examiner - Federal Salaries of 2019
Pay Rates for "Passport and Visa Examiner"How much does a Passport and Visa Examiner in the federal government get paid? $78,811.71* *Based on the 2019 average.
Passport and Visa Examiner was the 133rd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2019, with 1,556 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2019, the Department of State hired the most employees titled Passport And Visa Examining, with an average salary of $78,836.
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.
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.
Agencies that have hired a Passport and Visa Examiner
|Agency||Employees Hired||Average Salary|
|Department of State||1,549||$78,835.92|
|Drug Enforcement Administration||3||$87,174.00|
|Centers for Disease Control and Prevention||3||$64,426.00|
|U.S. Coast Guard||1||$59,426.00|
Passport and Visa Examiner Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Passport and Visa Examiner is $78,811.71. The highest paid Passport and Visa Examiner made $166,500 in 2019.
Common Passport and Visa Examiner Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Passport And Visa Examining Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||1,553|
|GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule||2|
|EX - Executive Pay||1|
|Starting Paygrade:||$28,921.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$152,771.00 / 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|
|Appraising||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Forestry Technician||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Electronics Technical||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Equipment Operator||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Procurement Clerical and Technician||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
Average Passport And Visa Examining Pay Trend from 2004 to 2021
In 2004, the average pay for a Passport and Visa Examiner was $59,578. Since then, the average pay has increased to $82,584 in 2021.
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