Security Clerk and Assistant - Federal Salaries of 2007

Pay Rates for "Security Clerk and Assistant"

How much does a Security Clerk and Assistant in the federal government get paid? $42,332.94* *Based on the 2007 average.

Security Clerk and Assistant was the 218th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2007, with 564 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2007, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Security Clerical And Assistance, with an average salary of $34,483.

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 155 $34,483.03
Federal Bureau of Investigation 105 $48,772.81
Transportation Security Administration 102 $48,418.62
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 14 $41,768.79
Department of State 14 $43,535.21
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 13 $43,771.23
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 12 $40,122.83
Bureau of Reclamation 10 $30,928.80
Department of Energy 10 $45,431.50
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 9 $39,280.44
Office of Personnel Management 8 $37,892.75
U.S. Mint 8 $38,560.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 8 $43,821.13
National Institute of Standards and Technology 7 $36,502.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 7 $38,987.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 5 $34,892.60
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 5 $46,107.20
Drug Enforcement Administration 5 $45,825.80
Office of Secretary of Transportation 4 $41,429.00
Internal Revenue Service 4 $44,837.50
U.S. Secret Service 3 $35,490.67
U.S. Marshals Service 3 $39,822.67
Indian Health Service 3 $31,649.33
Federal Aviation Administration 3 $54,508.67
U.S. Coast Guard 3 $39,273.00
Indian Affairs 2 $38,311.50
Office of Justice Programs 2 $45,169.00
Office of Management (Department of Education) 2 $35,756.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 2 $49,593.00
Agency for International Development 2 $36,038.50
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 2 $43,040.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 2 $58,869.50
Maritime Administration 2 $44,628.00
Office of Comptroller of Currency 2 $65,292.00
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 2 $38,578.50
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 2 $44,094.00
Departmental Administration 1 $48,933.00
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 1 $27,159.00
Agricultural Research Service 1 $42,659.00
Public Buildings Service 1 $40,985.00
Food and Nutrition Service 1 $48,933.00
Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer 1 $46,423.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $33,532.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 1 $50,025.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 1 $38,388.00
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 1 $46,478.00
Program Support Center 1 $121,967.00
Ous for Science and Technology 1 $40,238.00
Langley Research Center 1 $46,286.00
Broadcasting Board of Governors 1 $51,415.00
Peace Corps 1 $42,348.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 1 $47,678.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 1 $53,301.00
National Park Service 1 $36,028.00
National Gallery of Art 1 $44,032.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 1 $33,101.00
Social Security Administration 1 $47,151.00
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 1 $43,492.00

Security Clerk and Assistant Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Security Clerk and Assistant is $42,332.94. The highest paid Security Clerk and Assistant made $121,967 in 2007.

Common Security Clerk and Assistant Payscales

Payscale Number of Security Clerical And Assistance Employees
GS - General Schedule 437
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 102
ZS - Administrative Support 15
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 3
CG - Corporate Graded 2
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 2
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 2
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 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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