Security Clerk and Assistant - Federal Salaries of 2006

Pay Rates for "Security Clerk and Assistant"

How much does a Security Clerk and Assistant in the federal government get paid? $42,065.13* *Based on the 2006 average.

Security Clerk and Assistant was the 224th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2006, with 549 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2006, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Security Clerical And Assistance, with an average salary of $34,896.

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
Veterans Health Administration 118 $34,895.72
Transportation Security Administration 112 $47,458.71
Federal Bureau of Investigation 109 $46,258.96
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 18 $43,731.06
Department of State 18 $42,491.06
Office of Personnel Management 12 $38,489.25
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 11 $38,420.09
Department of Energy 11 $43,030.82
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 11 $42,001.18
Bureau of Reclamation 9 $30,837.44
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 9 $41,725.22
Federal Emergency Management Agency 8 $35,534.88
U.S. Mint 8 $41,033.63
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 7 $40,738.00
Internal Revenue Service 6 $44,540.67
Drug Enforcement Administration 6 $44,955.83
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 5 $43,294.40
National Institute of Standards and Technology 5 $37,052.00
Federal Aviation Administration 4 $50,915.50
Government Printing Office 4 $40,702.75
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 4 $43,985.50
Office of Secretary of Transportation 4 $38,889.50
U.S. Marshals Service 3 $43,188.33
Indian Health Service 3 $29,396.00
U.S. Secret Service 3 $36,127.00
Office of Justice Programs 2 $43,392.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 2 $54,808.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 2 $48,051.00
National Gallery of Art 2 $39,598.50
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 2 $40,025.00
Maritime Administration 2 $43,404.50
Office of Management (Department of Education) 2 $31,302.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 2 $47,877.50
U.S. Coast Guard 2 $40,564.50
Indian Affairs 2 $35,814.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 2 $31,312.50
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 2 $32,944.00
Program Support Center 1 $0.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 1 $46,447.00
National Park Service 1 $33,706.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $40,337.00
Headquarters, Nasa 1 $37,893.00
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 1 $44,420.00
Goddard Space Flight Center 1 $43,308.00
Departmental Administration 1 $47,669.00
Peace Corps 1 $39,299.00
Office of Administration 1 $40,612.00
Social Security Administration 1 $44,571.00
Public Buildings Service 1 $39,991.00
Office of Comptroller of Currency 1 $59,856.00
Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer 1 $45,825.00
Ous for Science and Technology 1 $38,385.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 1 $47,380.00
Broadcasting Board of Governors 1 $48,733.00

Security Clerk and Assistant Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Security Clerk and Assistant is $42,065.13. The highest paid Security Clerk and Assistant made $59,856 in 2006.

Common Security Clerk and Assistant Payscales

Payscale Number of Security Clerical And Assistance Employees
GS - General Schedule 407
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 112
ZS - Administrative Support 16
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 4
PG - Printing Office Grades 3
CG - Corporate Graded 2
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 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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