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Railroad Retirement Claims Examiner - Federal Salaries of 2011

Pay Rates for "Railroad Retirement Claims Examiner"

How much does a Railroad Retirement Claims Examiner in the federal government get paid? $72,840.25* *Based on the 2011 average.

Railroad Retirement Claims Examiner was the 263rd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2011, with 399 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2011, the Railroad Retirement Board hired the most employees titled Railroad Retirement Claims Examining, with an average salary of $72,840.

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.

Job Description

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 399 $72,840.25

Railroad Retirement Claims Examiner Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Railroad Retirement Claims Examiner is $72,840.25. The highest paid Railroad Retirement Claims Examiner made $137,740 in 2011.

Common Railroad Retirement Claims Examiner Payscales

Payscale Number of Railroad Retirement Claims Examining Employees
GS - General Schedule 399

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 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
Industrial Property ManagementAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Claims Assistance and ExaminingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Data TranscriberClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Human Resources AssistanceClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
General SupplyAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15

Average Railroad Retirement Claims Examining Pay Trend from 2004 to 2019

In 2004, the average pay for a Railroad Retirement Claims Examiner was $60,377. Since then, the average pay has increased to $76,887 in 2019.

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 0993.

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