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Security Clerk and Assistant - Federal Salaries of 2021

Pay Rates for "Security Clerk and Assistant"

How much does a Security Clerk and Assistant in the federal government get paid? $49,855.35* *Based on the 2021 average.

Security Clerk and Assistant was the 99th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2021, with 2,410 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2021, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Security Clerical And Assistance, with an average salary of $43,880.

Government Security Clerical And Assistance jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Security Clerical And Assistance 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 the primary duties of which are to supervise or perform clerical and assistant tasks in support of established security programs (e.g., personnel, physical, information, or industrial security) when such work requires, in addition to general administrative and/or clerical skills, practical knowledge of specific security objectives, programs, methods, and procedures, and skills in carrying out support tasks related to security administration.

Agencies that have hired a Security Clerk and Assistant

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Veterans Health Administration 1,174 $43,880.33
Transportation Security Administration 971 $56,644.08
Citizenship and Immigration Services 45 $47,237.20
Internal Revenue Service 36 $51,912.66
Deputy Assistant Secretary Security & Law Enforcement 17 $46,664.76
Forest Service 11 $44,239.64
Federal Emergency Management Agency 10 $48,857.20
Office of Personnel Management 9 $52,691.56
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 9 $45,578.56
Bureau of Reclamation 9 $51,915.78
National Park Service 9 $56,693.11
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 8 $53,773.00
Bureau of the Census 8 $50,337.25
Indian Health Service 6 $47,246.00
Exe Dir for Identity, Cred, Access Management 5 $56,368.20
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 5 $54,836.60
Department of Energy 5 $48,393.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 4 $58,914.33
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 4 $49,512.50
Department of State 4 $63,496.50
Indian Affairs 4 $49,497.75
Patent and Trademark Office 4 $55,302.75
Geological Survey 3 $49,823.33
Bureau of Land Management 3 $51,088.33
Customs and Border Protection 3 $67,145.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 3 $44,830.67
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 3 $50,800.67
Federal Bureau of Investigation 3 $66,433.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 3 $67,750.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 2 $77,914.50
Armed Forces Retirement Home 2 $46,326.00
U.S. Coast Guard 2 $53,804.00
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 2 $64,140.50
National Institutes of Health 2 $62,607.50
Departmental Administration 2 $69,867.50
Office of Intergovernmental and Interagency Affairs 2 $50,796.00
Office of Administration 2 $50,796.00
National Credit Union Administration 1 $1,000.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 1 $45,422.00
Homeland Security Staff 1 $63,906.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $36,441.00
Program Support Center 1 $62,268.00
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 1 $55,334.00
Broadcasting Board of Governors 1 $78,167.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 1 $58,070.00
Federal Student Aid 1 $50,796.00
Executive Office for Immigration Review 1 $63,515.00
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 1 $54,513.00
Social Security Administration 1 $62,537.00
National Gallery of Art 1 $61,350.00
Small Business Administration 1 $55,796.00
Peace Corps 1 $65,917.00
National Archives and Records Administration 1 $45,937.00

Security Clerk and Assistant Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Security Clerk and Assistant is $49,855.35. The highest paid Security Clerk and Assistant made $95,630 in 2021.

Common Security Clerk and Assistant Payscales

Payscale Number of Security Clerical And Assistance Employees
GS - General Schedule 1,418
SV - Transportation Security Administration Employees Other Than Executives 971
IC - Employees Holding Incident Management Cadre Of On-call Response/recovery Employees(core)positions 9
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 7
NU - Employees In The National Nuclear Security Administration's Technician And Administrative Support Career Path 2
ZS - Administrative Support 1
CU - Credit Union Employees 1
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 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: Clerical and Administrative Support

Other Jobs at the GS-1 Paygrade

GS-1 is the starting paygrade for Security Clerical and Assistance 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
Geodetic TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Mail and FileClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Construction Control TechnicalTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
CodingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Sales Store ClericalClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Security Clerical And Assistance Pay Trend from 2004 to 2021

In 2004, the average pay for a Security Clerk and Assistant was $38,783. Since then, the average pay has increased to $49,855 in 2021.

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 0086.

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