Security Clerk and Assistant - Federal Salaries of 2005

Pay Rates for "Security Clerk and Assistant"

How much does a Security Clerk and Assistant in the federal government get paid? $40,587.72* *Based on the 2005 average.

Security Clerk and Assistant was the 218th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2005, with 615 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2005, the Federal Bureau of Investigation hired the most employees titled Security Clerical And Assistance, with an average salary of $43,738.

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
Federal Bureau of Investigation 133 $43,737.63
Transportation Security Administration 118 $45,890.75
Veterans Health Administration 117 $33,680.04
Office of Personnel Management 39 $38,904.85
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 21 $41,801.57
Department of State 20 $39,556.60
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 13 $39,708.08
Bureau of Reclamation 11 $29,297.91
Department of Energy 11 $43,201.82
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 11 $37,262.09
Internal Revenue Service 11 $42,268.27
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 10 $40,124.80
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 8 $36,380.88
Drug Enforcement Administration 7 $42,772.71
National Institute of Standards and Technology 6 $35,529.50
U.S. Mint 6 $42,153.50
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 5 $43,732.60
Government Printing Office 5 $38,129.20
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 5 $41,005.20
Federal Emergency Management Agency 4 $37,880.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 3 $51,917.67
Office of Secretary of Transportation 3 $37,137.67
Federal Aviation Administration 3 $41,442.00
U.S. Marshals Service 3 $41,360.67
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 2 $46,439.50
U.S. Secret Service 2 $41,819.50
Langley Research Center 2 $40,381.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 2 $29,526.50
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 2 $31,620.50
Agency for International Development 2 $34,286.00
Office of Justice Programs 2 $41,360.50
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 2 $36,621.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 2 $40,302.00
National Gallery of Art 2 $38,283.50
Financial Management Service 2 $41,935.50
Departmental Administration 1 $46,088.00
Social Security Administration 1 $42,879.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 1 $31,903.00
Maritime Administration 1 $35,500.00
Office of Comptroller of Currency 1 $56,901.00
Broadcasting Board of Governors 1 $47,111.00
Departmental Offices 1 $44,906.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 1 $44,906.00
Department of Veterans Affairs 1 $37,815.00
Indian Affairs 1 $40,340.00
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 1 $38,997.00
National Park Service 1 $32,631.00
Federal Trade Commission 1 $39,262.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $38,997.00
Public Buildings Service 1 $37,432.00
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 1 $43,068.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 1 $42,543.00
Goddard Space Flight Center 1 $42,118.00
Indian Health Service 1 $28,489.00
Peace Corps 1 $36,886.00

Security Clerk and Assistant Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Security Clerk and Assistant is $40,587.72. The highest paid Security Clerk and Assistant made $57,670 in 2005.

Common Security Clerk and Assistant Payscales

Payscale Number of Security Clerical And Assistance Employees
GS - General Schedule 463
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 118
ZS - Administrative Support 19
PG - Printing Office Grades 4
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 3
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 3
CG - Corporate Graded 2
PU - Gpo, White-collar, 10% Night Rate 1
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 1
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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