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Pay Rates for ""

How much does a in the federal government get paid? $90,231.19* *Based on the 2016 average.

was the 100th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2016, with 2,493 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration hired the most employees titled Safety And Occupational Health Management, with an average salary of $95,848.

Government Safety And Occupational Health Management jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Safety And Occupational Health Management 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 the management, administration, or operation of a safety and occupational health program or performance of administrative work concerned with safety and occupational health activities and includes the development, implementation, and evaluation of related program functions. The primary objective of this work is the elimination or minimization of human injury and property and productivity losses, caused by harmful contact incidents, through the design of effective management policies, programs, or practices. Safety and occupational health management work requires application of the knowledge of: (a) the principles, standards, and techniques of safety and occupational health management; and (b) pertinent elements of engineering, physical science, ergonomics, psychology, industrial hygiene, physiology, sociology, and other scientific and technological fields which contribute to the achievement of comprehensive safety and occupational health objectives.

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

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 861 $95,848.42
Veterans Health Administration 373 $76,370.73
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 230 $70,775.60
Forest Service 147 $73,664.02
Department of Energy 75 $111,029.55
Federal Aviation Administration 65 $94,507.45
National Park Service 55 $78,640.20
Bureau of Land Management 43 $81,339.12
Transportation Security Administration 42 $80,579.67
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 42 $94,678.57
Bureau of Reclamation 42 $78,075.17
Agricultural Research Service 33 $74,773.52
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 28 $94,763.25
Internal Revenue Service 26 $76,984.73
National Institutes of Health 23 $99,903.30
U.S. Coast Guard 23 $90,430.74
Geological Survey 23 $96,786.78
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 19 $91,383.21
John F. Kennedy Space Center 18 $93,789.78
Environmental Protection Agency 18 $106,388.89
Indian Health Service 18 $75,784.67
Public Buildings Service 17 $103,382.82
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 16 $80,626.06
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 16 $101,929.75
Indian Affairs 15 $74,957.73
Federal Emergency Management Agency 14 $90,644.29
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 14 $98,282.64
Social Security Administration 13 $91,561.77
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 12 $99,729.92
Food and Drug Administration 12 $107,573.58
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 10 $119,043.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 10 $100,090.60
U.S. Mint 10 $103,006.10
Federal Bureau of Investigation 8 $108,123.75
National Institute of Standards and Technology 8 $136,277.00
Langley Research Center 7 $89,693.00
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 7 $84,948.86
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 5 $78,333.80
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 5 $138,607.60
Food Safety and Inspection Service 5 $105,289.60
Bureau of the Census 5 $90,585.40
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 5 $116,292.20
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 4 $78,240.75
Maritime Administration 4 $74,871.75
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 4 $90,609.75
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 4 $85,460.25
Departmental Administration 4 $121,070.00
Dryden Flight Research Center 4 $122,223.75
Goddard Space Flight Center 4 $115,195.50
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 4 $119,492.00
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 4 $113,705.75
Government Printing Office 3 $94,889.00
Headquarters, Nasa 3 $130,071.67
Office of Secretary of Transportation 3 $118,976.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 3 $122,157.00
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 3 $127,124.00
National Transportation Safety Board 2 $133,830.50
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 2 $168,939.00
Patent and Trademark Office 2 $90,928.00
U.S. Secret Service 2 $122,635.00
Ous for Science and Technology 2 $92,329.00
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 2 $104,723.50
National Science Foundation 2 $147,287.00
Ames Research Center 2 $145,255.50
National Gallery of Art 2 $117,266.00
Federal Trade Commission 1 $125,713.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Veterans Affairs) 1 $117,300.00
Presidio Trust 1 $110,869.00
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 1 $121,635.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 1 $158,700.00
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 1 $74,033.00
National Archives and Records Administration 1 $109,267.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 1 $81,894.00
Program Support Center 1 $118,057.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 1 $125,213.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 1 $118,057.00
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 1 $72,554.00
Office of Personnel Management 1 $94,751.00
National Cemetery Administration 1 $18,161.00
Assistant Secretary for Administration 1 $109,187.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 1 $74,873.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 1 $110,902.00
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 1 $63,066.00
U.S. Marshals Service 1 $139,523.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 1 $112,014.00
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 1 $89,110.00
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 1 $105,580.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 1 $155,705.00
Agency for International Development 1 $110,902.00
Office of Management (Department of Education) 1 $115,041.00
Departmental Offices 1 $118,057.00

Pay Distribution

The average pay for a is $90,231.19. The highest paid made $222,782 in 2016.

Common Payscales

Payscale Number of Safety And Occupational Health Management Employees
GS - General Schedule 2,190
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 136
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 65
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 45
ZA - Administrative 22
ES - Senior Executive Service 12
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 9
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 4
PG - Printing Office Grades 3
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 2
IC - Federal Emergency Management Agency Use 2
CG - Corporate Graded 1
EN - Nat Nuclear Security Admin Exc Srvc Only 1
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 1

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

Other Jobs at the GS-4 Paygrade

GS-4 is the starting paygrade for Safety and Occupational Health Management 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
Rehabilitation Therapy AssistantTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Forestry TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Human Resources AssistanceClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Computer OperationClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
MessengerClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Safety And Occupational Health Management Pay Trend from 2004 to 2016

In 2004, the average pay for a was $73,273. Since then, the average pay has increased to $90,231 in 2016.

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 0018.

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