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Recreation Aid and Assistant - Federal Salaries of 2013

Pay Rates for "Recreation Aid and Assistant"

How much does a Recreation Aid and Assistant in the federal government get paid? $37,778.63* *Based on the 2013 average.

Recreation Aid and Assistant was the 268th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2013, with 377 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2013, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Recreation Aid And Assistant, with an average salary of $40,392.

Government Recreation Aid And Assistant jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Recreation Aid And Assistant job is GS-1, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-9. 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 requiring a practical knowledge of one or more recreational activities, such as military or urban community center activities, child care and youth center activities, senior citizens recreation activities, outdoor recreation activities, recreation craft centers and hobby shops, sports centers, music and theater centers, and general recreation activities for special populations such as students in the Bureau of Indian Affairs' boarding schools and inmates of Federal correctional institutions. This practical knowledge, combined with skill in the maintenance and use of recreation materials and equipment, is used in providing support and assistance to recreation specialists or recreation program managers by performing limited aspects of recreation work, and by working with participants in well-organized and carefully monitored recreation activities.

Technical and Medical Support Positions encompass jobs that require specialized, practical knowledge and the ability to perform skilled tasked. However, these skills can often be learned on the job or through training when you are hired. In some cases, certifications are required to qualify. Additional education such as an Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree will increase starting grade and lead to promotion. Typically promotions are given 1 grade at a time up to a maximum of GS-9.

Agencies that have hired a Recreation Aid and Assistant

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Veterans Health Administration 156 $40,392.45
Bureau of Land Management 74 $33,538.85
Forest Service 60 $37,556.32
National Park Service 34 $37,523.59
Indian Affairs 28 $34,231.18
U.S. Coast Guard 13 $41,404.08
Valles Caldera Trust 6 $31,315.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 3 $48,012.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 2 $36,346.00
Indian Health Service 1 $28,922.00

Recreation Aid and Assistant Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Recreation Aid and Assistant is $37,778.63. The highest paid Recreation Aid and Assistant made $62,443 in 2013.

Common Recreation Aid and Assistant Payscales

Payscale Number of Recreation Aid And Assistant Employees
GS - General Schedule 331
CY - Contract Education--school Year 24
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 22

Starting Paygrade: $19,048.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $57,809.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-9, Step 10
Category: Technical and Medical Support

Other Jobs at the GS-1 Paygrade

GS-1 is the starting paygrade for Recreation Aid and Assistant jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-1 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Fingerprint IdentificationClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Transportation Clerk and AssistantClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Legal AssistanceClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Hydrologic TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Budget Clerical and AssistanceClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Recreation Aid And Assistant Pay Trend from 2004 to 2017

In 2004, the average pay for a Recreation Aid and Assistant was $30,124. Since then, the average pay has increased to $42,454 in 2017.

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 0189.

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