Railroad Retirement Claims Examiner - Federal Salaries of 2017
Pay Rates for "Railroad Retirement Claims Examiner"How much does a Railroad Retirement Claims Examiner in the federal government get paid? $72,552.35* *Based on the 2017 average.
Railroad Retirement Claims Examiner was the 262nd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2017, with 375 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2017, the Railroad Retirement Board hired the most employees titled Railroad Retirement Claims Examining, with an average salary of $72,552.
Government Railroad Retirement Claims Examining jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Railroad Retirement Claims 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 work concerned with the administration and operation of national railroad retirement benefit programs. This includes: (1) examining, adjudicating, adjusting, authorizing, or reconsidering applications and claims for retirement, disability, survivor, and related benefits; (2) providing guidance, consultation, and staff assistance to organizations and individuals regarding retirement and related benefits; (3) formulating and evaluating program policies and functions; (4) developing procedures, methods, work aids, technical guides, and other reference material for program operations; (5) auditing the annuitant and survivor rolls and taking actions to prevent fraudulent payments; and (6) developing or conducting program training.
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 Railroad Retirement Claims Examiner
|Agency||Employees Hired||Average Salary|
|Railroad Retirement Board||375||$72,552.35|
Railroad Retirement Claims Examiner Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Railroad Retirement Claims Examiner is $72,552.35. The highest paid Railroad Retirement Claims Examiner made $130,435 in 2017.
Common Railroad Retirement Claims Examiner Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Railroad Retirement Claims Examining Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||375|
|Starting Paygrade:||$25,871.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$136,659.00 / 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 Railroad Retirement Claims 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|
|Building Management||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Passport and Visa Examining||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Closed Microphone Reporting||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Labor Management Relations Examining||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Sales Store Clerical||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
Average Railroad Retirement Claims Examining Pay Trend from 2004 to 2017
In 2004, the average pay for a Railroad Retirement Claims Examiner was $60,377. Since then, the average pay has increased to $72,552 in 2017.
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