Safety Technician - Federal Salaries of 2020
Pay Rates for "Safety Technician"How much does a Safety Technician in the federal government get paid? $54,654.16* *Based on the 2020 average.
Safety Technician was the 376th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2020, with 104 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2020, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration hired the most employees titled Safety Technician, with an average salary of $51,466.
Government Safety Technician jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Safety Technician 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.
This occupation includes positions that involve support work in accident prevention, including inspecting safety conditions, investigating and compiling data on accidents, and providing information on safety standards and techniques. Positions require a practical knowledge of work processes and equipment, environmental conditions, and established safety standards, protective devices and accident prevention measures.
Agencies that have hired a Safety Technician
|Agency||Employees Hired||Average Salary|
|Occupational Safety and Health Administration||47||$51,466.43|
|Veterans Health Administration||32||$50,030.56|
|Agricultural Research Service||6||$50,402.00|
|Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service||6||$56,293.67|
|National Institute of Standards and Technology||6||$91,919.00|
|Centers for Disease Control and Prevention||2||$72,460.00|
|Langley Research Center||1||$95,083.00|
|Bureau of Reclamation||1||$46,133.00|
|Transportation Security Administration||1||$51,250.00|
|Federal Emergency Management Agency||1||$77,396.00|
|Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System||1||$57,663.00|
Safety Technician Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Safety Technician is $54,654.16. The highest paid Safety Technician made $103,976 in 2020.
Common Safety Technician Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Safety Technician Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||96|
|ZT - Scientific And Engineering Technician||6|
|GL - Gs Employees In Grades 3 Through 10 Paid A Law Enforcement Officer Special Base Rate||1|
|SV - Transportation Security Administration Employees Other Than Executives||1|
|Starting Paygrade:||$20,172.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$61,227.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-9, Step 10|
|Category:||Technical and Medical Support|
|Occupation Family:||0000 MISCELLANEOUS OCCUPATIONS GROUP|
Other Jobs at the GS-1 Paygrade
GS-1 is the starting paygrade for Safety Technician 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|
|Insurance Accounts||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Cartographic Technician||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Accounting Technician||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Therapeutic Radiologic Technologist||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Telecommunications Processing||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
Average Safety Technician Pay Trend from 2004 to 2020
In 2004, the average pay for a Safety Technician was $30,545. Since then, the average pay has increased to $54,654 in 2020.
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