- Federal Salaries of 2016

Pay Rates for ""

How much does a in the federal government get paid? $90,231.19* *Based on the 2016 average.
2,493 EMPLOYEES
$224.86M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

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 $98,332.

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 824 $98,331.81
Veterans Health Administration 369 $77,228.55
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 241 $72,643.34
Forest Service 150 $73,992.60
Department of Energy 74 $111,307.00
Federal Aviation Administration 65 $96,288.74
National Park Service 59 $80,670.80
Bureau of Reclamation 46 $79,205.22
Transportation Security Administration 45 $81,784.64
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 42 $97,372.21
Bureau of Land Management 41 $81,045.24
Agricultural Research Service 37 $77,282.62
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 33 $98,243.85
Internal Revenue Service 26 $76,695.42
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 23 $87,911.35
Geological Survey 21 $100,414.62
Environmental Protection Agency 21 $102,690.67
National Institutes of Health 21 $102,158.48
John F. Kennedy Space Center 20 $95,367.30
Public Buildings Service 18 $106,731.11
Indian Health Service 18 $76,837.83
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 17 $81,576.35
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 16 $101,241.88
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 13 $96,699.38
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 12 $102,462.75
Indian Affairs 12 $77,965.75
Federal Bureau of Investigation 12 $102,776.92
Social Security Administration 12 $94,400.17
Food and Drug Administration 11 $106,130.91
U.S. Mint 11 $95,613.73
Federal Emergency Management Agency 10 $91,523.10
Drug Enforcement Administration 10 $103,476.60
National Institute of Standards and Technology 10 $134,327.60
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 10 $109,859.90
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 7 $88,921.29
Department of State 7 $128,999.71
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 6 $77,029.17
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 6 $118,247.17
Langley Research Center 5 $90,955.80
Goddard Space Flight Center 5 $111,002.40
Bureau of the Census 5 $93,616.40
Food Safety and Inspection Service 5 $106,446.20
Departmental Administration 5 $117,298.60
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 4 $113,396.50
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 4 $80,417.25
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 4 $137,394.50
Maritime Administration 4 $77,342.25
Dryden Flight Research Center 4 $124,582.50
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 3 $123,974.33
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 3 $121,589.33
Government Printing Office 3 $96,588.00
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 3 $83,368.33
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 3 $138,536.33
Headquarters, Nasa 3 $133,205.00
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 3 $95,329.67
Office of Secretary of Transportation 3 $122,035.67
Mine Safety and Health Administration 2 $125,058.00
Ames Research Center 2 $145,878.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 2 $175,736.00
U.S. Secret Service 2 $128,736.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 2 $89,425.00
National Transportation Safety Board 2 $139,729.00
Ous for Science and Technology 2 $96,595.00
Federal Trade Commission 2 $105,428.00
Program Support Center 2 $92,588.00
National Science Foundation 2 $136,621.00
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 2 $108,554.50
National Gallery of Art 2 $121,301.50
National Archives and Records Administration 1 $110,578.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 1 $114,658.00
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 1 $90,404.00
National Cemetery Administration 1 $98,289.00
Agency for International Development 1 $116,146.00
Office of Management (Department of Education) 1 $119,794.00
Assistant Secretary for Administration 1 $113,650.00
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 1 $107,505.00
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 1 $127,036.00
U.S. Marshals Service 1 $141,555.00
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 1 $71,012.00
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 1 $73,270.00
Presidio Trust 1 $113,532.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 1 $130,666.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Veterans Affairs) 1 $118,790.00
Food and Nutrition Service 1 $119,794.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 1 $123,406.00
Patent and Trademark Office 1 $107,505.00
U.S. Coast Guard 1 $75,747.00
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 1 $98,589.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 1 $116,146.00
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 1 $75,747.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 1 $0.00
Departmental Offices 1 $125,156.00

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: $26,233.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $138,572.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Administrative and Management
Occupation Family: 0000 MISCELLANEOUS OCCUPATIONS GROUP

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 ManagementAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Clerk-TypistClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Miscellaneous Administration and ProgramAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15

Average Safety And Occupational Health Management Pay Trend from 2004 to 2018

In 2004, the average pay for a was $73,273. Since then, the average pay has increased to $93,078 in 2018.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0018.

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