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Security Clerk and Assistant - Federal Salaries of 2010

Pay Rates for "Security Clerk and Assistant"

How much does a Security Clerk and Assistant in the federal government get paid? $43,066.16* *Based on the 2010 average.

Security Clerk and Assistant was the 198th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2010, with 726 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2010, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Security Clerical And Assistance, with an average salary of $37,432.

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 349 $37,432.09
Federal Bureau of Investigation 100 $53,141.45
Internal Revenue Service 53 $47,555.94
Office of Personnel Management 20 $41,320.20
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 18 $49,513.11
Deputy Assistant Secretary Security & Law Enforcement 11 $33,742.91
Department of State 11 $50,279.18
National Institute of Standards and Technology 10 $40,521.90
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 10 $42,831.90
Department of Energy 9 $49,345.11
Bureau of Reclamation 9 $39,950.11
Drug Enforcement Administration 9 $48,930.33
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 6 $48,769.67
Office of Secretary of Transportation 6 $45,239.67
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 5 $52,542.60
Agricultural Research Service 5 $43,723.60
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 5 $40,498.20
Departmental Administration 4 $44,285.75
National Park Service 4 $48,134.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 4 $62,305.75
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 4 $55,320.50
Federal Emergency Management Agency 4 $45,921.50
Public Buildings Service 3 $47,758.33
Indian Health Service 3 $37,018.33
National Institutes of Health 3 $53,837.00
U.S. Secret Service 3 $40,108.67
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 3 $54,255.33
Agency for International Development 3 $40,514.67
Offices, Boards and Divisions 3 $44,241.00
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 3 $46,584.00
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 3 $37,423.00
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 3 $34,430.33
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 2 $42,136.50
Office of Comptroller of Currency 2 $75,322.50
U.S. Coast Guard 2 $48,573.50
Transportation Security Administration 2 $60,342.00
Indian Affairs 2 $44,384.00
National Archives and Records Administration 2 $42,278.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 2 $37,554.00
U.S. Marshals Service 2 $47,277.50
Office of Administration 2 $40,596.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 2 $57,834.50
Forest Service 2 $26,595.00
Maritime Administration 2 $50,396.00
Geological Survey 1 $45,796.00
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 1 $42,209.00
U.S. Mint 1 $57,268.00
Government Printing Office 1 $31,292.00
Office of Justice Programs 1 $57,649.00
Peace Corps 1 $43,137.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 1 $42,209.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 1 $55,697.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $56,170.00
Social Security Administration 1 $54,219.00
Natural Resources Conservation Service 1 $61,463.00
Federal Aviation Administration 1 $62,419.00
Program Support Center 1 $141,771.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 1 $41,836.00
Ous for Science and Technology 1 $51,926.00
Broadcasting Board of Governors 1 $59,366.00

Security Clerk and Assistant Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Security Clerk and Assistant is $43,066.16. The highest paid Security Clerk and Assistant made $141,771 in 2010.

Common Security Clerk and Assistant Payscales

Payscale Number of Security Clerical And Assistance Employees
GS - General Schedule 693
ZS - Administrative Support 14
NU - Nnsa Technician And Admin Support 6
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 4
CG - Corporate Graded 2
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 2
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 2
PG - Printing Office Grades 1
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 1
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 1

Starting Paygrade: $19,048.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $57,809.00 / 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 2017

In 2004, the average pay for a Security Clerk and Assistant was $38,783. Since then, the average pay has increased to $45,882 in 2017.

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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