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Patent Classifying - Federal Salaries of 2020

Pay Rates for "Patent Classifying"

How much does a Patent Classifying in the federal government get paid? $152,172.76* *Based on the 2020 average.

Patent Classifying was the 429th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2020, with 38 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2020, the Patent and Trademark Office hired the most employees titled Patent Classifying, with an average salary of $152,173.

Government Patent Classifying jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Patent Classifying job is GS-6, 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 all professional, scientific, and technical positions which are primarily concerned with developing and/or administering systems for the classification, for patent purposes, of the technological knowledge embodied in United States patents and related material.

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professions fall under this job category. Due to the growing focus of them STEM fields, individuals in this job category tend to advance more quickly than employees in the other job categories. Jobs in this category are being added quickly and many organizations have trouble finding qualified individuals. Individuals in this job category typically recieve pormotions of 2 grade increases at a time until they reach GS-12.

Agencies that have hired a Patent Classifying

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Patent and Trademark Office 38 $152,172.76

Patent Classifying Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Patent Classifying is $152,172.76. The highest paid Patent Classifying made $170,800 in 2020.

Common Patent Classifying Payscales

Payscale Number of Patent Classifying Employees
GS - General Schedule 38

Starting Paygrade: $34,649.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-6, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $146,757.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Professional and Scientific

Other Jobs at the GS-6 Paygrade

GS-6 is the starting paygrade for Patent Classifying jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-6 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Design Patent ExaminingProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
Nuclear EngineeringProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
Electronics EngineeringProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
Equipment OperatorClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Facility Operations ServicesAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15

Average Patent Classifying Pay Trend from 2004 to 2020

In 2004, the average pay for a Patent Classifying was $111,883. Since then, the average pay has increased to $152,173 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 1223.

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