Security Clerk and Assistant - Federal Salaries of 2004

Pay Rates for "Security Clerk and Assistant"

How much does a Security Clerk and Assistant in the federal government get paid? $38,783.24* *Based on the 2004 average.

Security Clerk and Assistant was the 217th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2004, with 613 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2004, the Transportation Security Administration hired the most employees titled Security Clerical And Assistance, with an average salary of $43,088.

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.

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

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Transportation Security Administration 135 $43,087.54
Federal Bureau of Investigation 128 $42,343.49
Veterans Health Administration 104 $30,915.92
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 25 $40,328.28
Department of State 24 $37,236.92
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 18 $38,658.72
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 14 $34,570.57
Internal Revenue Service 14 $39,343.07
Department of Energy 14 $41,896.50
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 13 $35,313.85
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 10 $37,987.30
U.S. Mint 10 $39,575.60
Bureau of Reclamation 9 $29,202.44
Bureau of the Public Debt 7 $23,529.86
Drug Enforcement Administration 7 $41,395.86
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 6 $42,333.17
U.S. Secret Service 6 $35,532.50
Offices, Boards and Divisions 6 $39,199.33
Federal Emergency Management Agency 4 $37,829.50
Government Printing Office 4 $36,855.25
U.S. Marshals Service 4 $38,456.75
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 3 $37,981.67
Office of Justice Programs 2 $39,881.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 2 $50,394.00
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 2 $33,834.50
Peace Corps 2 $31,582.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 2 $44,987.50
National Gallery of Art 2 $35,637.50
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 2 $37,032.50
Office of Secretary of Transportation 2 $36,172.00
Federal Aviation Administration 2 $38,519.50
Indian Affairs 2 $33,193.50
Headquarters, Nasa 2 $46,827.50
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 2 $30,622.50
Agency for International Development 2 $32,599.50
National Institute of Standards and Technology 2 $36,313.50
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 1 $42,160.00
Departmental Offices 1 $43,299.00
National Park Service 1 $30,541.00
Departmental Administration 1 $44,439.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $36,463.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 1 $29,438.00
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 1 $36,463.00
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 1 $41,612.00
Environmental Protection Agency 1 $38,059.00
Dryden Flight Research Center 1 $35,800.00
Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer 1 $41,020.00
Goddard Space Flight Center 1 $39,686.00
Food and Drug Administration 1 $43,299.00
Social Security Administration 1 $41,115.00
Indian Health Service 1 $27,532.00
Maritime Administration 1 $30,635.00
U.S. Coast Guard 1 $47,954.00
Financial Management Service 1 $46,692.00
Broadcasting Board of Governors 1 $45,430.00
Office of Comptroller of Currency 1 $53,784.00

Security Clerk and Assistant Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Security Clerk and Assistant is $38,783.24. The highest paid Security Clerk and Assistant made $56,822 in 2004.

Common Security Clerk and Assistant Payscales

Payscale Number of Security Clerical And Assistance Employees
GS - General Schedule 445
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 135
ZS - Administrative Support 20
PG - Printing Office Grades 4
CG - Corporate Graded 2
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 2
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 2
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 2
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 1

Starting Paygrade: $19,543.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $59,316.00 / 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
Physical Science TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Telephone OperatingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Electronics TechnicalTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
SecretaryClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Supply Clerical and TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Security Clerical And Assistance Pay Trend from 2004 to 2018

In 2004, the average pay for a Security Clerk and Assistant was $38,783. Since then, the average pay has increased to $46,084 in 2018.

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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