Security Clerk and Assistant - Federal Salaries of 2019
Pay Rates for "Security Clerk and Assistant"How much does a Security Clerk and Assistant in the federal government get paid? $48,137.08* *Based on the 2019 average.
Security Clerk and Assistant was the 285th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2019, with 2,254 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2019, the Transportation Security Administration hired the most employees titled Security Clerical And Assistance, with an average salary of $53,108.
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.
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.
Clerical, secretary, and administrative positions fall under this category. No specialized technical background is needed for positions in this category except for stenographers which require a proficiency exam before being hired. Strong organizational and communication skills are the primary requirements for this job category. Military experience can often be applied as relevant experience when calculating starting grade. Employees in the job category receive promotions of 1 grade increase at a time.
Agencies that have hired a Security Clerk and Assistant
Security Clerk and Assistant Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Security Clerk and Assistant is $48,137.08. The highest paid Security Clerk and Assistant made $98,221 in 2019.
Common Security Clerk and Assistant Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Security Clerical And Assistance Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||1,220|
|SV - Transportation Security Administration Employees Other Than Executives||989|
|GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule||23|
|IC - Employees Holding Incident Management Cadre Of On-call Response/recovery Employees(core)positions||9|
|ZS - Administrative Support||4|
|FP - Foreign Service Personnel||3|
|NU - Employees In The National Nuclear Security Administration's Technician And Administrative Support Career Path||2|
|EL - Non-executive Positions At The Federal Housing Finance Agency||1|
|CU - Credit Union Employees||1|
|NB - Office Of The Comptroller Of The Currency Only||1|
|CG - Corporate Graded||1|
|Starting Paygrade:||$19,738.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$59,907.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-9, Step 10|
|Category:||Clerical and Administrative Support|
|Occupation Family:||0000 MISCELLANEOUS OCCUPATIONS GROUP|
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 Technician||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Mail and File||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Construction Control Technical||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Coding||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Sales Store Clerical||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
Average Security Clerical And Assistance Pay Trend from 2004 to 2019
In 2004, the average pay for a Security Clerk and Assistant was $38,783. Since then, the average pay has increased to $48,137 in 2019.
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